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Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies

Summer Term 2013

Thursday 16 May 2013
Paul Preston
Santiago Carrillo: The Last Stalinist
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room COW1.11

Thursday 23 May 2013
Josep Gelonch (University of Lleida, Spain / London School of Economics)
Mournings, Memories and Reconciliations. Remembering and Forgetting of European
Civil Wars in the Twentieth Century: Finland and Spain
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room COW1.11

6‐7 June 2013
6 June
Cincuentenario del Liceo Luis Buñuel, Paris
Encuentro con Paul Preston
Time: 12 h.
Place: 8 Bd. Victor Hugo, Neuilly‐sur‐Seine
Paul Preston: El discreto encanto de un dictador: El gran manipulador
Time: 19.30 h.
Place: Colegio de España, Cité Universitaire, 7E, Boulevard Jourdan, Paris

7 June
LER, Université Paris 8 and Institut Universitaire de France
Conference L’antifascisme historique: nouvelles perspectives, nouveaux objects de
recherche
Paul Preston: L’Holocauste espagnol
Time: 18 h.
Place: Colegio de España, Cité Universitaire, 7E, Boulevard Jourdan, Paris

Saturday 15 June 2013
University of Newcastle ‐ Convocation Lecture
The Spanish Holocaust: Violence against Civilians 1931‐1975
Speaker: Paul Preston
Time: 15.45 h.
Place: Newcastle University, Herschel Building, Curtis Auditorium 

Lent Term 2013

Tuesday 22 January 2013
LSE Spanish in Motion
Clemente Bernad (photographer)
Interpreting the Dead: Excavating Spain’s Civil War Graves
Chair and introduction: Dr Claire Moon (Centre for the Study of Human Rights, LSE)
Time: 16.30‐18 h.
Place: LSE, 20 Kingsway Building (entrance on Portugal St. across from Peacock Theatre), KSW.1.04, 1st floor

Screening of the film Dying for Dreams
Followed by the presentation of the project Where Memory Dwells and a panel discussion with
Clemente Bernad (photographer), Lala Isla (writer) and Prof. Paul Preston
Chair: Rafael Peñas‐Cruz (LSE Language Centre)
Time: 18.30 h.
Place: LSE, New Academic Building, Wolfson Theatre LG.01, Lincoln’s Inn Fields
In collaboration with the Cañada Blanch Centre

Thursday 14 February 2013
Catalan Observatory ‐ LSE
Book launch: Catalonia since the Spanish Civil War. Reconstructing the Nation by
Andrew Dowling (Cardiff University)
Speakers: Sebastian Balfour (LSE) and Montserrat Guibernau (Queen Mary University of
London)
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Room COW1.11

Tuesday 19 February 2013
University of Cambridge ‐ Modern European History seminar and Erasmus Society joint session
The Spanish Holocaust in Context
Speakers: Cathie Carmichael (University of East Anglia) and Paul Preston (LSE)
Time: 17 h.
Place: University of Cambridge, Sidney Sussex College, Knox Shaw Room, Cambridge CB2 3HU

Tuesday 26 February 2013
Máximo Buch (Minister for the Economy, Industry, Tourism and Employment ‐ Regional Government
of Valencia, Spain)
The Re‐Invention of a Region: The Valencian Reindustrialisation Strategy 2020
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, 20 Kingsway building, KSW.1.04, 1st floor
Seminar and Events Programme for Summer Term 2013

Saturday 2 March 2013
International Brigade Memorial Trust
Annual Len Crome Memorial Lecture: ‘George Orwell: Homage to Catalonia, 75 years on’
George Orwell and the Spanish Civil War by Paul Preston
Time: 12 h.
Other speakers: Richard Baxell, Tom Buchanan, Christopher Hall
Chair: Mary Vincent
Time: 10‐18 h.
Place: Manchester Conference Centre & Hotel, Sackville St., Manchester M1 3BB

Thursday 14 March 2013
LSE Works & Cañada Blanch Centre discussion
Franco’s Terror on a European Context: the Volksgemeinschaft that got away
|Speakers: Daniel Beer, Helen Graham, Dan Stone and Paul Preston
Chair: Stuart Corbridge
Time: 18.30 h.
Place: LSE, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, CLM.G.02, Aldwych, London WC2A 2AE

Michaelmas Term 2012

 
Tuesday 4 September 2012
33rd Annual Conference of the Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
|The Spanish Holocaust by Paul Preston
Time: 14 h.
Place: King's College London, Anatomy Lecture Theatre K6.29

Thursday 13 September 2012
DocHouse Riverside Studios
Screening of The Mexican Suitcase
Followed by Q&A with Paul Preston
Time: 18.30 h.
Place: The Lexi Cinema, 194b Chamberlayne Rd, Kensal Rise, London NW10 3JU

Friday 14 September 2012
The Blenheim Palace Literary Festival at Woodstock
The Spanish Civil War: Fact and Fiction|
Speakers: Paul Preston, Lydia Sison and Richard Baxell
Chair: Christopher Cook
Time: 12.30 h.
Place: Blenheim Palace, Courtyard Restaurant, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP 
 

Monday 24 September 2012
Henley Literary Festival 2012
|Spain’s Tortured Times
Paul Preston in conversation with Michael Portillo
Time: 13 h.
Place: The Kenton Theatre, New Street, Henley‐on‐Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2BP 
 

Thursday 4 October 2012
Catalans UK
Dinner debate with historians Paul Preston and Josep Maria Solé i Sabaté
Time: 19.30 h.
Place: Hotel H10, 284‐302 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8RQ

Wednesday 10 October 2012
Cheltenham Literature Festival|
The 2012 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non‐Fiction Shortlist
Speakers: Sue Prideaux and Paul Preston
Chair: Antony Beevor
Time: 12 h.
Place: The Salon, Montpelier Gardens, Cheltenham GL50 1UW

Thursday 11 October 2012
Bridport Open Book Festival
The Spanish Holocaust: Paul Preston in conversation with Gijs van Hensbergen
Time: 15 h.
Place: Bridport Arts Centre, 9 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NR

Thursday 1 November 2012
William Chislett (Real Instituto Elcano)
Exiled Chroniclers of the Spanish Civil War: The Parallel Tragedies of Arturo Barea and
Manuel Chaves Nogales
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Room COW1.11

Thursday 15 November 2012
Book launch
The War and its Shadow. Spain's Civil War in Europe's Long Twentieth Century by
Helen Graham (Royal Holloway)
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Room COW1.11 


 

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