Before and After Francoism: History, Memory, Politics and Propaganda in Spanish Media and Drama

This half-day seminar will address the political role that propaganda, television and drama played during critical moments in the history of the twentieth century in Spain - before, during and after Franco. The seminar is open to the public, and is organized in connection with Cristina Gómez Baggethun's midway assessment.

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Program

10:00-10:45

Emilio Peral Vega (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain): "The Spanish Pavilion at the Universal Exhibition in Paris (1937): a paradigm of republican cultural propaganda during the Spanish Civil War"

10:45-11:30

Cristina Gómez-Baggethun (University of Oslo, Norway): "Un enemigo del pueblo: Ibsen performed for the Spanish audience in the national TV during the transition to Democracy"

11:30-12:15

Maria Delgado (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, UK): "Historical memory on Trial: Baltasar Garzón and El pan y la sal (Bread and Salt, 2018)"

Organizer

ILOS and Alvaro Llosa Sanz
Tags: Spanish Literature, Spanish culture, Drama, TV, Propaganda, Media, Politics, Spanish history, Memory
Published Aug. 12, 2019 12:53 PM - Last modified Aug. 16, 2019 1:51 PM