Debate Forum hosts the 8th Democratic Memory Sessions at La Nau

  • May 24th, 2017
 
Cartell homenatge a Miguel Hernández, UV abril 1967
Cartell homenatge a Miguel Hernández, UV abril 1967

Debate Forum of the Universitat de València hosts on Thursday (25 May) the 8th Democratic Memory Sessions. During four days (25, 29, 30 and 31 May), the Cultural Centre La Nau hosts conferences, presentations and a homage to Miguel Hernández in several sessions that each year the UV makes closer to the society the initiatives related to democratic history and memory. All the events are scheduled at 19:00h and the entry is free.

The programming of this year will start with the conference ‘El trabajo esclavo y el Canal de los Presos’ by Àngel del Río, professor of Pablo Olavide University (Seville). The conference will be moderated by the professor of the Universitat de València, Marc Baldó, director of the Democratic History and Memory Club of the Universitat de València, which is the organizer of the event.

The presentation of the documentary about the stolen babies during the 80s in Spain ‘Devuélveme el niño’ (‘Give me back my baby’) will take place on Monday 29. This documentary is directed by Montserrat Armengou and Ricard Belis and the event will be moderated by the professor of the Universitat de València, Luz Souto.

Next day, on 30 May, the book ‘Camino Oscoz y otras historias del 26’ (Ed. Cenlit) by Joseba Eceolaza, with the prologue of Manuela Carmena, will be presented. The event will count on the attendance of the author and writer Alfons Cervera, coordinator of the Debate Forum of the Universitat de València.

The event celebrated on Wednesday 31 May will be focused on the 50th anniversary of the death of the poet Miguel Hernández. The Universitat de València already payed homage to him in commemoration of the 25 years of his death. That poster of 1967 was created by artists of Equipo Crónica. This event will be hosted by Alfons Cervera, and it will count on the participation of the lawyer Vicent Álvarez, the full university professor, essayist and art critic Román de la Calle; and the professor of the Universitat de València, Javier Llunch-Prats.

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