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Travel blog on the Donnelly tribute

March 16, 2010
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From Adam Schafer, on a Fulbright in Spain.
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NYC Film Series on Spanish Civil War

March 16, 2010
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NYC Film Series on Spanish Civil War

Helen Graham, visiting professor at New York University and King Juan Carlos I of Spain chair of Spanish American Culture and Civilization, has been organizing a series of film screenings, lectures, and round tables on the Spanish Civil War and “The Afterlife of Violence.”  For more information, click here.
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The latest IBMT Newsletter

March 15, 2010
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The latest IBMT Newsletter

Click here for the latest issue (no. 25) of the newsletter published by the London-based International Brigade Memorial Trust. In this issue:  news on the yearly IBMT lecture, IBMT's travelling exhibit, and coverage of the removal of part of an IB memorial.
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Celebrating the life of Jack Jones

March 15, 2010
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Celebrating the life of Jack Jones

On March 13th the International Brigade Memorial Trust held a celebration in London's Imperial War Museum of the life of its late President, Jack Jones .
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A thought from the classroom

March 15, 2010
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A thought from the classroom

Nearly every year, from the time I was a graduate student studying Spanish literature, I have taught at least one course devoted to the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship. Once in a while some small story reaches across the pedagogical pavement that separates “history” from “today.” This spring alone brought two such...
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Lydia Lunch release SCW-inspired album

March 15, 2010
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Lydia Lunch release SCW-inspired album

This Sunday's El País Semanal magazine features Lydia Lunch, who is about to launch a book and CD entitled Amnesia, inspired by Belchite, produced together with Jacob Kirkegaard.
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Canadians in the SCW reviewed

March 14, 2010
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Canadians in the SCW reviewed

Cynthia Wright reviews Michael Petrou's Renegades: Canadians in the Spanish Civil War (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2008) in the March 2010 issue of the Canadian Historical Review: Petrou "draws on the extensive archive of veteran interviews created by Hoar's researcher, Mac Reynolds, and supplements these with additional interviews of about a dozen surviving...
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Did you know…

March 13, 2010
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Did you know…

Did you know that you can support ALBA by buying books through Powell's, the nation's largest independent bookstore? Check out ALBA's online bookshelf here.
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The Guardian on Garzón

March 13, 2010
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The Guardian on Garzón

The Guardian today: "Baltasar Garzón, who has taken aim at Augusto Pinochet and Silvio Berlusconi, among others, now finds himself pursued on three different fronts as a series of writs challenging his impartiality and accusing him of abuse of authority are investigated by the supreme court. his supporters see the attacks...
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New documentary: Los caminos de la memoria

March 13, 2010
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José-Luis Peñafuerte (Belgium, Spain: 2009).  Screened this week at the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland. Trailer here:
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