How does Scotland remember the hundreds of Scottish volunteers who fought in the Spanish Civil War? The continued existence – even vibrancy – of the commemorative community surrounding Scottish involvement in the Spanish Civil War poses valuable questions for the historian, as Fraser Raeburn explores.
Tag: Spanish Civil War
How can the forgotten archive of Irish-Jewish writer, Leslie Daiken, illuminate the radical networks and transnational solidarity of the Irish Left in the 1930s?
As the Catalan question becomes one of the most salient contemporary issues in Europe, Andrew Dowling argues that the call for independence is remarkably new, but can only be understood in the context of centuries of dispute between Catalonia and Spain
Liz Wood, Assistant Archivist at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick, writes about the Centre’s recent digitisation project for primary sources in English from the Spanish Civil War
A card token illustrating one of the more noble chapters in British radicalism. During the Spanish Civil War, supporters of the Republican side raised money to help ease the hardship faced by civilians living in areas largely under siege from Franco’s forces.