Breaking the Pact of Forgetting: The Franco Dictatorship and Historical Memory in Spain


Facilitator: Dr. Sandra Alfers, Director, The Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity, Western Washington University.

Panelists: Günter Schwaiger, Independent Filmmaker; Dr. Alejandro Baer, Director, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Minnesota.

Panelists will engage in a conversation on the memory of the Franco Dictatorship in Spain and on the work of the “Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory” (ARMH), taking as a point of departure the documentary Santa Cruz…por ejemplo (2005).

The film will be streaming online for one week prior to the webinar event (October 15-21). Registration link is available on the Wolpow Institute website. Contact if you have any questions.

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