Film screening and public meeting ‘Truth Justice & Memory in Spain: The DNA Bank’ organised by the International Platform for Historical Memory in Spain and the Association of the DNA Bank of the Missing Relatives from the Spanish Civil War and Postwar.
Programme of events in Madrid organised by the AABI Spanish International Brigades friendship group to mark the anniversary of the arrival of the International Brigades in Madrid and the defence of the city in November and December 1936. For details see www.brigadasinternacionales.org (use on-site translation facility).
‘Sussex and the Spanish Civil War’, an Illustrated talk at 2pm in Uckfield Civic Centre, Bellfarm Lane, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 1AE by local IBMT and U3A member Mike Anderson on the links between Sussex and the Spanish Civil War.
Screening at the Bertha DocHouse Screen, Curzon Bloomsbury (The Brunswick, London WC1N 1AW) of Invisible Heroes, a documentary about the 85 African-Americans in the International Brigades; directed by Jordi Torrent and Alfonso Domingo (Spain & US), 74 mins, 2014; followed by a Q&A with Professor Paul Preston; 6.30pm; £9 (£7 conc.) info@doch
Cañada Blanch Seminar: “Stalinism on trial: republican legality and the prosecution of the POUM”; speaker: Jonathan Sherry (Fulbright Fellow & PhD candidate in History, University of Pittsburgh); Chair: Paul Preston; 6pm; LSE, Cowdray House, Portugal Street, WC2A 2HT: 1st floor, Seminar Room 1.11.
At 6.30pm on Tuesday 24 November a stained glass window in memory of the International Brigaders from Belfast will be unveiled at Belfast City Hall by the Lord Mayor of Belfast. This is a council-run event, but they have asked the Belfast-based International Brigade Commemoration Committee to provide a list of names and addresses of those we wish to invite.
Dr Richard Cleminson, Reader in Hispanic Studies, University of Leeds, will talk about his research into the Spanish anti-fascist “prisoners of war” held at the Hall o’ the Hill Camp, Heath Charnock, Lancashire, during the Second World War.