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“Refugees and migrants now and then: 20th and 21st century perspectives”; discussion/Q&A at Royal Holloway, University of London (Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX) involving a wide participation from Europeanists and World Historians in RHUL History. The panel’s expertise covers most of Europe and Algeria; 2.30pm-5pm.


Event jointly organised with ANPI Londra, London branch of the Italian anti-fascist partisan memorial association, to mark the 80th anniversary of the start of the Spanish Civil War, featuring British premiere of Daniel Burkholz’s 2014 film ‘No Pasaran’, about the International Brigades (https://filmfreeway.com/project/41648

Exhibition ‘Los niños vascos: Basque Children in Yorkshire 1937’ produced by the Basque Children of ’37 Association UK telling the story of child refugees from the Spanish Civil War; Peace Museum, 10 Piece Hall Yard, BD1 1PJ; www.peacemuseum.org.uk/2015/12/09/new-temporary-exhibition-basque-children-in-yorkshire-1937

Public seminar: “War within the Spanish Church at the End of Franco’s Regime?”; speaker: Eladi Mainar (PhD in History from the University of Valencia and Teacher at IES Montdúver); chaired by Professor Paul Preston; 6pm at the Cañada Blanch Centre, Cowdray House, LSE, Portugal St, WC2A 2AE; More information: www.lse.ac.uk/europeanInstitute/research/canadaBlanch/events.aspx

Screening of  rarely seen 1939 documentary about the Spanish Civil War, 'The Will of the People', plus 'War is Beautiful' about US ambulance driver James Neugass (directed by Aelwen Wetherby, 2014); followed by Q&A including Dr Miriam Frank; organised by London Socialist Film Coop; 11am, Bolivar Hall, 54-56 Grafton Way, W1T 5DL; http://socialistfilm.blogspot.co.uk

Screening of “Els internats de la por” (Institutions of Fear) in Catalan and Spanish with English subtitles (76 mins). The film will be presented by co-director Montserrat Armengou. 

 

Annual commemoration from 1pm-2pm at the International Brigade memorial, Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, SE1, to remember the volunteers who fought in Spain. Speakers and performers this year include Maxine Peake, Paul Preston, Perro Lobo (Spanish rapper), na-mara, Rodney Bickerstaffe and Almudena Cros of the Madrid-based AABI International Brigades friendship group.

6th Anti-Fascist Harbour Event organised by members of our KFSR sister organisation in Germany; contact Reinhardt Silbermann for more information: brigadistas36@gmx.de

 

 

Informal ceremony at 12pm at the International Brigade memorial, Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, SE1, to mark the anniversary of the declaration of the Spanish Republic in 1931.

Guided tour of Córdoba battlefields, including commemoration at memorial to John Cornford and Ralph Fox at Lopera (on the 9th). IBMT members wishing to take part can contact Pauline Fraser for more information: pbf262@googlemail.com

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