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May 2016

Culture, Literature & Language

Seminar: The Spanish Civil Wars by Mark Lawrence

26 May 2016
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The Spanish Civil Wars seminar presents a ‘hundred years’ comparative study of the two bloodiest civil wars in modern Spanish history, the First Carlist War (1833-1840) and the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).

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Mar 2019

Culture, Universities and Hispanists

Conundrum: Soviet, British and American Intelligence in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

21 Mar 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
LSE Cowdray House, Portugal Street
London, WC2A 2AE
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On 18 September 1938, only five months before Franco's government was recognised by Britain, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS or MI6) reported to the Foreign Office: 'We cannot spot the winner yet… The outcome must be largely a matter of speculation.' For eighty years, scholars have been aware of the tremendous impact that the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39 had on British political life.

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