International Symposium: Nation building in Spain and Spanish America, 1808-1914

Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies and the SMLC History Research Group organize an International Symposium on Nation building in Spain and Spanish American, 1808-1914

International Symposium: ‘Nation building in Spain and Spanish America, 1808-1914’

Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies/History Research Group,

School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds

 Date: 10-11 April 2013

Programme

10 April, Baines Wing, SR 2.14, 11am-5.15pm

The Catholic Right and the Nation

11. 00-11.45. Dr Gregorio Alonso (University of Leeds), ‘Catholicism and Nation Building in Spain and Latin America’.

11.45-12.30. Dr Mark Lawrence (University of Newcastle), ‘Localism, Regionalism and Nationalism in Spain’s First Carlist War, 1833-40’.

12.30-13.00 Discussion

13.00-14.00 pm Lunch

Empire, Anticolonialism and Nationalism

14.00-14.45. Prof. Manuel Chust Calero (University Jaume I, Castelló), ‘La Vía Nacional Americana en las Cortes de Cádiz: Anticolonialismo, Liberalismo, Nación y Estado’.

14.45-15.30. Prof. Catherine Davies (University of Nottingham), ‘End of Empire: Repercussions in Spain and Spanish America’.

15.30-16.00 coffee break

16.00-16.45. Dr Angel Smith (University of Leeds), ‘Nationalisms against the Spanish State, 1868-1914: Cuba, Catalonia, and the Basque Country’.

16.45-17.15. Discussion

11 April, SR 3, Leeds Humanities Research Institute, 9am-4.30pm

Nation Building in Nineteenth-Century Latin America.

9.00-9.45 Dr Matthew Brown (University of Bristol), ‘Balls, Bullets and Building Nations in Nineteenth-Century South America’.

9.45-10.30. Dr Rosie Doyle (University of London), ‘The Cadiz Constitution and State-Building in Early Independent Mexico: A Regional Perspective’.

10.30-11.00 coffee break

11.00-11.45. Dr Natalia Sobrevilla Perea (University of Kent), ‘The Armed Forces as Tools for Nation-Building: Nineteenth Century Peru in Comparative Perspective’.

11.45-12.30. Prof. Paul Garner (University of Leeds), ‘The “Liberal Project” in Late Nineteenth Century Mexico: Conflicts and Controversies’.

12.30-13.00 Discussion

13-14.00 Lunch

Education and Nation Building

14.00-14.45 Dr. Javier López Alós (Complutense University, Madrid), ‘Educación y Sociedad Civil en la Construcción Nacional Española (1808-1857)’.

14.45-15.30. Prof. Manuel Suárez Cortina (University of Cantabria), ‘El Estado y la Nación en la Cultura Institucionista’.

15.30-16-00. Discussion

16.00-16.30 coffee break