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.
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" (talk in Spanish, slides in English)
Cristina Gómez-Baggethun (University of Oslo, Norway): "The limited scope of the Opening of Franco's dictatorship (1962-1975): Ibsen in the hands of Falange and the Francoist radio"