How to contact us

Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies
London School of Economics and Political Science
Clement's Inn, Tower 2, room 5.02
London WC2A 2AE

Tel.: +44 (0)20 7955 6119/6058

E-mail: cbcentre@lse.ac.uk 

Events

Summer Term Events 2016 

Tuesday 5 April 2016
Two’s Company Theatre
Performance of the play The Fifth Column, by Ernest Hemingway  
Followed by a discussion with Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 19.30 h.
Place: Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BD
Further information and tickets

Thursday 28 April 2016
Catalan Observatory Seminar
The Forging of a New Anarchism: the Grupos Obreros Autónomos (the Autonomous Workers’ Groups) in the neighbourhood struggle in Barcelona, 1968-1975
Speaker: Dr. Maggie Torres (Cañada Blanch Centre, LSE)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11

Thursday 5 May 2016
Cañada Blanch Research Students’ Discussion Group
Time: 16 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11

Thursday 12 May 2016
Cañada Blanch Seminar
No Clouds across the Holiday Sun? The Politics of Tourism between Western Europe and the Franco Dictatorship, 1945-1975
Speaker: Dr. Patricia Hertel  (University of Basel, Switzerland)
Chair: Prof. Sebastian Balfour
Time
: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11

Tuesday 17 May 2016
Daunt Books
Presentation of The Last Days of the Spanish Republic  by Paul Preston
In conversation with Prof. Ian Kershaw 
Time: 19 h.
Place: Daunt Books, 83 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 4QW
Tickets

Saturday 21 May 2016
Labour Heritage AGM and Conference
Lectures by Prof. Paul Preston on ‘The Spanish Holocaust’ and by Prof. Jane Martin  (University of Birmingham) on ‘The life and work of Caroline Benn’
Time: 13.30 h.
Place: Unite the Union (7th Floor council chamber), 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
Poster

Thursday 26 May 2016
Cañada Blanch Seminar
The Spanish Civil Wars: A Comparative Study of the First Carlist War and the Conflict of the 1930s 
Speaker: Dr. Mark Lawrence (University of Kent)
Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11

Thursday 9 June 2016
Cañada Blanch Research Students’ Discussion Group
Time: 16 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11

30 June - 1 July 2016
Crossing Borders International Conference
Crossing borders: The Spanish Civil War and transnational mobilisation
Speakers: TBA
Time: TBA
Place:  Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet St, London WC1E 7HX
Further information

11-12 July 2016
University of London - School of Advanced Study Conference 
The Spanish Civil War and World Literatures
Speakers: Prof. Andrew Hussey (School of Advanced Study), Dr. Martin Hurcombe (University of Bristol), Prof. Cary Nelson (University of Illinois, USA), Prof. Patricia Rae (Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada), Prof. James Whiston (Trinity College, Dublin) and Prof. Paul Preston
Time: see programme below
Place: Woburn Suite, G22/26, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Programme and registration

 


Our events are free and open to all. If you would like to keep up to date with these and other events of similar interest, contact us at cbcentre@lse.ac.uk to be added to our mailing list. 


Past Events

Programme overview for the past years:

- Academic year 2015-2016 (MichaelmasLent, Summer)
- Academic year 2014-2015 
- Academic year 2013-2014 
- Academic year 2012-2013
- Academic year 2011-2012
- Academic year 2010-2011
- Academic year 2009-2010

Alberto Aza Arias
The lecture The Role of the Monarchy in the Transition to Democracy in Spain
by H.E. Alberto Aza Arias took place on 14 November 2013. 

 

Historical Memory II, 7 Jun 2012  
The II Conference on Historical Memory took place on 7 June 2012.

 

Ugarte lecture, 10 Nov 2011 
The lecture MONDRAGON, Humanity at Work by Josu Ugarte took place on
10 November 2011. 

 

Cañada Blanch homage, 3-4 Mar 2011  
The commemorative event of Vicente Cañada Blanch, founder of the Centre, took place on 3-4 March 2011. 

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