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



Lent Events 2015 

Thursday 29 January 2015
Research Students' Discussion Group
Time: 16 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11

Monday 9 February 2015
City of London School for Girls
Screening of Las 13 Rosas (13 Roses)
Dir. Emilio Martinez Lázaro. Spain/ Italy, 2007, 100 mins. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Followed by a Q&A session with Prof. Paul Preston
Place: City of London School for Girls, St Giles Terrace, London EC2Y 8BB

Thursday 19 February 2015
Screening of the documentary War is Beautiful 
Dir. Aelwen Wetherby. UK/ USA/ Spain, 2014, 55 mins.
Presented by Dr. Aelwen Wetherby (University of Oxford)
Chair: Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11|

Thursday 26 February 2015
Photographer Gerda Taro during the Spanish Civil War
Speaker: Jane Rogoyska
Chair: Paul Preston
Time: 18 h.
Place: LSE, Portugal Street, Cowdray House, 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11

Saturday 7 March 2015
Len Crome Memorial Conference
Guernica: The destruction of a town and the creation of a masterpiece
Speakers:Gijs van Hensbergen (Art Historian), Nicholas Rankin (Author),Helen Little (Tate Britain) andManuel Moreno (Basque Children of '37 Association, Chairman)Chair: Prof. Paul Preston
Time: 11-17 h.
Place: The Manchester Conference Centre and Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB|

Thursday 26 March 2015
Keele World Affairs - Keele University
Spain: The Myths and Legacy of General Franco
Speaker: Paul Preston
Time: 19.30 h.
Place: Westminster Theatre, Chancellors Building, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG|



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Past Events

Programme overview for the past years:

- Academic year 2014-2015 (Michaelmas Term)|
- Academic year 2013-2014| 
- Academic year 2012-2013
|- Academic year 2011-2012|
- Academic year 2010-2011
|- Academic year 2009-2010|

Alberto Aza @ LSE, 14 Nov 2013
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.