A Leeds, il convegno “From the Spanish Civil War to World War II. Trajectories of transnational antifascist volunteers”

A Leeds, presso la School of History dell’Università di Leeds, Michael Sadler Building, room/sala 3.11, il prossimo Giovedì 29 Giugno 2017 si svolgerà il convegno “From the Spanish Civil War to World War II. Trajectories of transnational antifascist volunteers”.

Orario 9:30 – 16:00
Programma:
9:30 – 12:00: Panel I
• Nir Arielli and Enrico Acciai (University of Leeds) – Introduction

• Richard Baxell (London School of Economics) – “Changing the fronts and the weapons; former British and Irish International Brigaders in the Second World War”

• Fraser Raeburn (University of Edinburgh) – “An enemy within? The boundaries of International Brigade veterans’ participation in the
British war effort”

• Jorge Marco (University of Bath) – “I want your ideas: US International Brigaders in the OSS during WWII”
Chair: Nir Arielli (University of Leeds)

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break

13:00 – 14:00: Panel II
• Enrico Acciai (University of Leeds) – “Albanian antifascist fighters: from the Spanish Civil War to the European resistance movements”

• Erica Grossi and Andrea Torre (Insmli – Aicvas) – “Oggi in Spagna, domani in Italia. Italian antifascists between the Spanish Civil War and the European Resistance. A digital database”
Chair: Carl-Henrik Bjerstrom (University of Leeds)

14:00 – 14:15 Coffee break

14:15 – 16:00: Panel III
• Morten Heiberg (University of Copenhagen) – “Nordic visions of the Spanish Civil War: Why Scandinavians sacrificed their lives for the sake of the Second Spanish Republic”

• Samuel Kruzinga (University of Amsterdam) – “A trans-national
army. Dutch International Brigaders from the Spanish Civil War to the Second World War, and beyond”

• Jens Spath (Universitat des Saarlandes) – “The Spanish experience and resistance: German antifascists 1939-1945”
Chair: Peter Anderson (University of Leeds)