La Nau Cultural Centre of the Universitat de València will host on the 9th of April, the 8th of May and the 14th of May three conferences about the role of women and work during the Francoist Spain. The debates, organised by the Democratic History and Memory Club of the Universitat de València, in collaboration with the Inter-universitary Chair of Democratic Memory, will take place at the Aula Magna of la Nau at 19:00. Free entry until full capacity is reached.
On the 9th of April, the conference ‘Moviment obrer i fonts orals. De la República al primer franquisme’ inaugurates the series with David Ginard, Senior Lecturer of Contemporary History of the Universitat de les Illes Balears. The ceremony will be presented by Ana Aguado, professor of Contemporary History and codirector of the Democratic History and Memory Club.
‘Franquisme i repressió contra les dones: últims estudis i estat de la qüestió’ is the title of the second debate that will take place on the 8th of May. The conference will be organised by Ángeles Egido, professor of Contemporary History at the UNED, and presented by Francisco Javier Navarro, Senior Lecturer of Contemporary History at the Universitat de València and director of the Inter-university Chair of Democratic Memory of the Generalitat Valenciana.
Finally, on the 14th of May, Aurora Morcillo, professor of History at the Florida International University (FIU), will talk about ‘Ser dona en temps de Franco’; Marc Baldó, also a professor of Contemporary History and codirector of Aula d’Història, will present the event.
The Office of the Vice-Principal for Culture and Sports and the Contemporary History Department of the Universitat de València have been in charge of the creation of the History and Democratic Memory Room. The purpose of this initiative is to draw attention to activities related to history and democratic memory from the educational field to society.