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Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies

Summer Term 2014

European Institute 2014/15 Events coming soon.

Tuesday 29 April 2014
St Edward’s College - Roche Society Lecture
The Great Manipulator: General Franco
Speaker: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18.30 h.
Place: College Hall, St Edward's College, Sandfield Park, Liverpool L12 1LF

Thursday 15 May 2014
Catalan Observatory-LSE
Falangistas, policías, militares y agentes secretos en la Barcelona de posguerra (1939-1945)
Speakers: Javier Tébar Hurtado y José Fernando Mota (Universidad Autónoma, Barcelona)
Chaired by Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room, COW1.11

Thursday 22 May 2014
Research Students’ Discussion Group
Time: 16.00
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room, COW1.11

Friday 23 May 2014
London Review Bookshop
The Outlaws: Javier Cercas in conversation with Paul Preston
Time: 19 h.
Place: 14 Bury Place, London WC1A 2JL

Wednesday 28 May 2014
Catalan Observatory-LSE
Barcelona, from Textiles to Technology: The Development of a Great City II
- Creating the democratic city or re-casting bourgeois Barcelona? Urbanism from above in republican Barcelona (1931-36) by Dr. Chris Ealham
- Screening of the documentary Ramón Perera, the man who saved Barcelona (2006, Spain, 60 min) in Catalan with English subtitles. Directors: Montse Armengou and Ricard Belis
- Wars of development: Margaret Michaelis’ images of 1930s Barcelona by Prof. Helen Graham
Time: 16.00-19.30 h
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room, COW1.11

Friday 27 June 2014
Institute of Contemporary Arts - Catalan Observatory
Screening of El Bosc (The Forest), Spain, 2012, 92 min. Director: Óscar Aibar
Followed by a Q&A session with Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 20.40 h.
Place: Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH

Lent Term 2014

Thursday 23 January 2014
Peter Day (freelance writer & journalist)
Franco's Friends: Peter Day in conversation with Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room COW1.11

Thursday 6 February 2014
Jimi Jiménez (arqueólogo, País Vasco)
Silenciadas y olvidadas. 13 años en la exhumación de fosas comunes en España
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room COW1.11
Podcast

Thursday 20 February 2014
Ángel Viñas (Complutense University of Madrid)
British Undercover Operations in Spain, 1936-1943
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room COW1.11

Thursday 27 February 2014
Research Students' Discussion Group - First meeting
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room COW1.11

Saturday 1 March 2014
International Brigades Memorial Trust: 2014 Len Crome Memorial Lecture
Taking Sides: Artists and Writers on the Spanish Civil War
Speakers: Carl-Henrik Bjerstrom, Carmen Herrero, Paul Preston and Jane Rogoyska
Chaired by Mary Vincent
Time: 11am-5pm
Place: Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB
More information and booking

Thursday 20 March 2014
Boris Volodarsky (CBC Research Fellow)
Reflections on Secret Intelligence in the Spanish Civil War: Myths and Reality
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room COW1.11

Thursday 27 March 2014
Research Students' Discussion Group
Time: 16 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room COW1.11

Sunday 13 April 2014
London Socialist Film Co-Op
Screening of The Mexican Suitcase, Mexico/Spain/USA, 2011, 86 min. Director: Trisha Ziff
Followed by a Q&A session with Paul Preston
Time: 11 h.
Place: Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London W1T 5DL
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Thursday 1 May 2014
The 29 Named Spy: Jason Webster in conversation with Nigel Jones
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Cañada Blanch Seminar Room COW1.11

Michaelmas Term 2013

Thursday 19 September 2013
The Socialist History Society - A.L. Morton Memorial Lecture
Paul Preston
The Spanish Holocaust. Inquisition and Extermination in 20th Century Spain
Time: 19.00
Place: Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH

Saturday 28 September 2013
Hay Festival Segovia
Paul Preston in conversation with Ángel Viñas
Time: 12.00
Place: Teatro Juan Bravo

Wednesday 30 October 2013
Cambridge Lectures U3A
Paul Preston
Reflections on the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939
Time: 14.15
Place: Cambridge University, Lecture Room 3, 8 Mill Lane

 

 

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