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News & Events 2009

3rd October 2009

The 1st BC'37A UK Annual Lecture

Kensington and Chelsea Library Meeting Room

The inaugural lecture was given by Dr Tom Buchanan on:
"The Basque Refugee Children in Britain 1937-1939: Personal Memory and Public History"

Transcript of the lecture

4th July 2009

IBMT Memorial Day

Held at the monument Jubilee Gardens, London SE1 8NY

5th June 2009

Ormsby Hall, Middlesborough

Talk by Natalia Benjamin

21st May 2009

Overton Grange School, Sutton

Talk (for students) by Carmen Kilner

12th May 2009

University of the Third Age, Ulverston

Talk by Natalia Benjamin

1st - 3rd April 2009

Coming home? Conflict and return migration in twentieth century

An International conference hosted by the Centre for Transnational Studies, Department of Modern Languages, University of Southampton, and supported by the AHRC

More information …

30th and 31st March 2009

"The Guernica Children"

Shown on The History Channel

28 March 2009

"Los Ninos de Guernica"

First television showing in Spain of this award-winning documentary film, screened in the prestigious La Noche Tematica slot on TVE La 2

26th March 2009

Corona Society, Oxford

Talk by Natalia Benjamin

25th March 2009

Ikastola Urrkiola (School), Gipuzkoa, San Sebastian

Illustrated talk by Carmen Kilner and Manuel Moreno

24th March 2009

Acto de Encuentro con BC'37A UK

Salón de Trono, Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa, San Sebastian

Proyección "Los Ninos de Guernica" y intervenciónes de Carmen Kilner y Manuel Moreno

Press reports in Spanish and Basque:

Noticias de Gipuzkoa (22nd March) Noticias de Gipuzkoa (25th March) Noticias de Gipuzkoa (26th March) Diario Vasco Announcement of event 21st March Diario Vasco Report 25th March Diario Vasco Letter 26th March Berria 25th March (Basque)

17th March 2009

Instituto Bekobenta (School), Markina, Bizkaia

Illustrated talk by Carmen Kilner

Local Paper report & pictures

16th March 2009

Instituto de Elgoibar (School), Elgoibar, Gipuzkoa

Showing of "Los Ninos de Guernica" and an illustrated talk by Carmen Kilner

Article in Barren

14th March 2009

International Brigade Memorial Trust Day

Held at the Imperial War Museum

11.00 Remembering Bob Doyle

14.30 Len Crome Memorial Lecture

Dr Francisco Romero Salvador

8th March 2009

"The Guernica children"

Showing of the film by Steve Bowles

At the Renoir Cinema, Brunswick Square, London WC1, by The London Socialist Film Coop

Further details …

21st February 2009

Annual General Meeting & Members' Lunch

30th January 2009

"Echoes of Spain"

Book launch at the Colegio Español Cañada Blanch, Portobello, London