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Opportunity for early-career historians: International Seminar "New perspectives on mid-twentieth century Spain (1931-1959)"4 JUNE 2021

International Seminar: New perspectives on mid-twentieth century Spain (1931-1959), 4 JUNE 2021

Seminario Internacional: Nuevas perspectivas sobre la España de mediados del siglo XX (1931-1959), 4 JUNIO 2021 

The difficult months of the global pandemic have stopped many academic congresses and seminars, limiting possibilities for joint discussion and reflection, vital for ongoing research for early career historians. As a result, the University of Leeds and the University of Granada, in association with their respective departments of modern History, are organising an online international seminar on 4 June 2021 on the history of modern Spain in the mid-20th century. The objective is to create a space for debate and Exchange of ideas, where doctoral students (or those recently graduated) can present their most recent research, and discover research in other universities.  

We welcome all proposals, regardless of focus or methodological specialism provided they fit, broadly speaking, into the history of mid-20th century Spain: the Second Republic, the Civil War, and early Francoism. Papers should be 20-30 minutes long and delivered in either English or Spanish. 

Proposals should be sent to: The deadline is Monday 21 December 2020. Proposals can be submitted in either English or Spanish and should include:

-    Name, e-mail, and affiliation

-    Title

-    Abstract (max 500 words) and keywords (max 6 words)

-    Brief CV or biography

We look forward to reading your proposals. Any questions or queries can be addressed to the e-mail above.

Alba Martínez, Universidad de Granada

Stephen Rainbird, University of Leeds


Seminario Internacional: Nuevas perspectivas sobre la España de mediados del siglo XX (1931-1959), 4 JUNIO 2021 

Estos difíciles meses de pandemia mundial han paralizado muchos congresos y seminarios académicos, limitando con ello las posibilidades de discusión y reflexión conjunta tan necesarias para el avance de las investigaciones en curso de los/las jóvenes historiadores/as. Por ello, la Universidad de Leeds y la Universidad de Granada, desde sus respectivos departamentos de Historia Contemporánea, organizan un Seminario Internacional Online el próximo 4 de junio de 2021 sobre la historia de España de mediados del siglo XX.  El objetivo es conformar un espacio de debate e intercambio de conocimiento, donde los alumnos/as de doctorado puedan presentar los avances de sus respectivas investigaciones, al tiempo que entran en contacto con las desarrolladas en otras universidades. 

Acogemos todas las propuestas, independientemente de su enfoque o metodología, siempre que encajen, en términos generales, en la historia de la España de mediados del siglo XX: la Segunda República, la Guerra Civil y el primer franquismo. Las ponencias tendrán una duración de 20 a 30 minutos y serán presentadas en inglés o en español.

Las propuestas deben ser enviadas a: Fecha límite: lunes 21 de diciembre 2020. Podrán ser remitidas en inglés o en español, e incluirán:

-    Apellidos, nombre, email, filiación institucional

-    Título 

-    Resumen (500 palabras max.) y palabras clave (6 palabras max.)

-    Breve CV o biografía

Esperamos recibir vuestras propuestas. Para cualquier consulta, dirigirse al correo electrónico de arriba.

Alba Martínez, Universidad de Granada

Stephen Rainbird, University of Leeds

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