Catholic Church, State and Social and Cultural Conflicts in Twentieth-Century Spain

Departmental Seminar
Open to the Public
Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 1:30pm
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Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 1:30pm to 3:10pm

The Department of Political Science cordially invites you to the opening lecture in the Departmental Seminar series

"Catholic Church, State and Social and Cultural Conflicts in Twentieth-Century Spain"

delivered by 

Julián Casanova Ruiz, Visiting Professor of Political Science and History, CEU

Julián Casanova, is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Zaragoza. His publications include La historia social y los historiadores (Crítica, Barcelona, 1991), De la calle al frente. El anarcosindicalismo en España, 1931-1939 (Crítica, Barcelona, 1997, translated into English Anarchism, the Republic and Civil War in Spain: 1931-1939, Routledge, London and New York, 2005), La Iglesia de Franco (Temas de Hoy, (Madrid, 2001; Crítica, Barcelona, 2005); República y guerra civil (Crítica, Barcelona, 2007; English edition, The Spanish Republic and Civil War, in Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010), with Carlos Gil, Historia de España en el siglo XX (Ariel, Barcelona, 2009, forthcoming at Cambridge University Press); and Europa contra Europa, 1914-1945 (Crítica, Barcelona, 2011). His next book will be A Short History of the Spanish Civil War (I.B. Tauris, October 2012). Professor Casanova is also the editor of Morir, matar, sobrevivir. La violencia en la dictadura de Franco (Critica, Barcelona, 2002); Tierra y Libertad. Cien años de anarquismo en España (Crítica, Barcelona, 2010) and co-author of El pasado oculto. Fascismo y violencia en Aragón, 1936-1939 (Siglo XXI, Madrid, 1992), and Victimas de la guerra civil (Temas de Hoy, Madrid, 1999). Professor Casanova has been Visiting Professor in several and prestigious Universities of England, USA and South America, among them Queen Mary College (London), Harvard University, University of Notre Dame, New School for Social Research (New York) and FLACSO (Quito). He is member of the Editorial Committe of the journal Historia Social and member of the Advisary Board of The International Journal of Iberian Studies (Bradford, England) and Cuadernos de Historia de España (Buenos Aires, Argentina).