Conference will mark 75 years since the Spanish Civil War

Conference will mark 75 years since the Spanish Civil War

To mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Spanish Civil War, a interdisciplinary one-day conference featuring specialists on the conflict and its legacy will be held at the University of Sheffield.

75 years since the Spanish Civil War: Perspectives from the 21st century
Friday 28 March 2014

9.30am-6.00pm
Jessop West Exhibition Space

Attendance is free, however if you wish to join the conference for the day or part of it please register your interest.

Organised by PhD students Ruth Littlewood, Ángela Lavilla Cañedo, James Yeoman and Matthew Kerry, the conference is also being supported by the departments of History and Hispanic Studies, as well as the Economic History Society, the Royal Historical Society, the Herbert Hughes Memorial Trust and the Northern Hispanists Network.

The conference will include:

  • Papers and discussion panels featuring academics working across British and Irish universities from the fields of archaeology, Hispanic studies, history, music and politics. Panel topics: ‘Perspectives on Memory,’ ‘Perspectives on Exile’ and ‘Perspectives on War’
  • A poster exhibition of ongoing research from international postgraduate research students working in the field of Modern Spain, opening on 24 March 2014
  • A video exhibition of ‘Female Voices from Franco’s Prisons,’, which is the result of a research project in Hispanic Studies
  • A keynote lecture by Professor Mary Vincent of the Department of History

For more information and to register please visit the website or email.

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