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Annual Battle of Jarama commemoration organised by the AABI Spanish International Brigades friendship group; IBMT members can seek more details from Danny Payne: danpayne40@yahoo.co.uk

 

Annual public commemoration at the International Brigade memorial inside Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, M2 5DB; 11.30am-1pm; speakers, Bolton Wood Street Clarion Choir and wreath-laying; for further information contact:

Commemoration at the International Brigade plaque in Worthing Labour Hall, Lyndhurst Rd, BN11 2DE; 2pm-4pm; speakers include IBMT Secretary Jim Jump and IBMT Treasurer Manuel Moreno; music from Worthing Socialist Singers; more details from Pauline Fraser: pbf262@googlemail.com or tel: 01903 824 270.

IBMT’s annual Len Crome Memorial Conference, this year on “Women and the Spanish Civil War”.

 

Film screening and public meeting ‘Truth Justice & Memory in Spain: The DNA Bank’ organised by the International Platform for Historical Memory in Spain and the Association of the DNA Bank of the Missing Relatives from the Spanish Civil War and Postwar. 

Programme of events in Madrid organised by the AABI Spanish International Brigades friendship group to mark the anniversary of the arrival of the International Brigades in Madrid and the defence of the city in November and December 1936. For details see www.brigadasinternacionales.org (use on-site translation facility).

‘Sussex and the Spanish Civil War’, an Illustrated talk at 2pm in Uckfield Civic Centre, Bellfarm Lane, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 1AE by local IBMT and U3A member Mike Anderson on the links between Sussex and the Spanish Civil War.

Screening at the Bertha DocHouse Screen, Curzon Bloomsbury (The Brunswick, London WC1N 1AW) of Invisible Heroes, a documentary about the 85 African-Americans in the International Brigades; directed by Jordi Torrent and Alfonso Domingo (Spain & US), 74 mins, 2014; followed by a Q&A with Professor Paul Preston; 6.30pm; £9 (£7 conc.) info@doch

Cañada Blanch Seminar: “The Birth of Gernika”; speaker: Gijs van Hensbergen; Chair: Paul Preston; 6pm; LSE, Cowdray House, Portugal Street, WC2A 2HT: 1st  floor, Seminar Room 1.11.

Cañada Blanch Seminar: “Stalinism on trial: republican legality and the prosecution of the POUM”; speaker: Jonathan Sherry (Fulbright Fellow & PhD candidate in History, University of Pittsburgh); Chair: Paul Preston; 6pm; LSE, Cowdray House, Portugal Street, WC2A 2HT: 1st  floor, Seminar Room 1.11.

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