Anglo-Catalan Society News Letter and Call for Papers
Cambridge Conference News: We are now able to confirm dates for the forthcoming conference, to be held at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge: 18 th-20 th November, 2005. Coinciding with the thirtieth anniversary of the death of Franco we plan to dedicate part of the conference to reflection on the legacy of Franquisme for Catalan culture. The Joan Gili Memorial Lecture will be given by Professor Antoni Segura of the Department of Contemporary History and Director of the Centre d'Estudis Històrics Internacionals of the Universitat de Barcelona. The provisional title of the lecture is ‘Catalunya Any Zero: la societat i la cultura catalanes davant la victoria franquista’.
The approximate cost of the conference is to be £70, and participants will be expected to make their own arrangements for accommodation. (See attached list of hotels)
THE LI CONFERENCE OF THE ANGLO-CATALAN SOCIETY CALL FOR PAPERS
This year’s conference of the Anglo-Catalan Society will be held at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, from Friday November 18 till Sunday November 20, 2005.
You are invited to offer a paper at this conference on ANY ASPECT of Catalan culture, although proposals which relate directly to questions of the legacy of Franquisme for Catalan culture and society will be particularly welcome. It is the intention to publish the proceedings from the conference in the Journal of Catalan Studies.
For further information and proposals please contact the Society Secretary:
Dr Helena Buffery. The Department of Hispanic Studies, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT United Kingdom
Please do not hesitate to contact me for further information.
Dr Helena Buffery
Honorary Secretary of the Anglo-Catalan Society