A two day conference on the 22nd and 23rd of January in the Biblioteca Arús, on the UPF campus
Two conference sessions titled The essential structure of Spain, a never-ending academic debate (1931-1934), organised by the Research Group on States, Nations and Sovereignties (GRENS) and the Institut Universitari d'Història Jaume Vicens i Vives (IUHJVV) will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of January. The Biblioteca Pública Arús, on the Passeig de Sant Joan, will host the first day’s sessions, while the second day’s sessions will be held in the Sala Graus Albert Calsamiglia, on the UPF Ciutadella Campus.
On the 22nd of January, the inaugural presentation regarding literary life and politics in Catalonia between 1931 and 1934 will be made by Jordi Ibañez. Among other events, Joan Esculies will present a critical analysis of the figures of Alacalá-Zamora and Macià.
On the following day, Josep Pich and Josep Contreras will present a talk titled ‘Unamuno and Catalonian autonomy’ and, following this, Enric Ucelay-Da Cal will present an approach to university teaching in Catalan in relation to Ventura Gassol, Pompeu Fabra and Américo Castro. To close the proceedings, Jaume Claret will present ‘Francoist repression in Spanish universities’.
Publication date: Thursday, 17 January 2013
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