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Conference 'Historical Memory: Policy and Practice'

Thursday 1 July - Friday 2 July 2010
Presentations by Jordi Guixé, Darcia Viejo-Rose, Raúl Digón, Conxita Mir, Angela Jackson and Carme Molinero

In collaboration with:

Thursday 1 July 2010
Chair: Paul Preston
Presentation El Memorial Democratic y las políticas públicas de memoria en Cataluña
Speaker: Miquel Caminal (Director, Memorial Democratic de Catalunya) Presentation El Trabajo de la Memoria: Un Patrimonio Colectivo
Speaker: Jordi Guixé (Head of Projects & Memory Spaces, Memorial Democratic)
18.30-19.30 Presentation Memorials: Memory, Myth and the Right to Remember
Speaker: Darcia Viejo-Rose (University of Cambridge)
19.30-20.00 General debate

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Miquel Caminal

Jordi Guixé

Friday 2 July 2010
Chair: Paul Preston
Presentation The Application of the Law of Graves in Catalonia and Spain
Speaker: Raúl Digón (responsible for the Fosses del Memorial de Barcelona)
11.00-12.00 Presentation La dignificación de las fossa de la repression
Speaker: Conxita Mir (Universitat de Lleida)
12.00-13.00 Presentation Dead and Buried? Working at the Grass Roots to Recover Spain's Civil War History
Speaker: Angela Jackson (Canada Blanch Centre/ No Jubilem la Memòria)

14.30-15.30 Presentation Represión franquista y políticas de la memoria democráticas
Speaker: Carme Molinero (Universitat de Barcelona)
15.30-16.30 Presentation Living with the Denouncers: Discrimination and Exclusion After the Military Trials
Speaker: Peter Anderson (London School of Economics)
16.30-17.00 Concluding Thoughts from Paul Preston and Miquel Caminal

Carme Molinero, Paul Preston and Peter Anderson

Carles Casajuana (Ambassador of Spain to the United Kingdom) and Josep Manuel Barberà (Director of Patronat Catalunya Món)