"A conference exploring modern Spanish history will take place at the Archives of Ontario at York University’s Keele Campus on Sept. 16 and run alongside a temporary exhibit that features Spanish Civil War-related archive material that includes children’s drawings.
The conference, titled “Modern Spanish History in Global Perspective: A Conference in Honour of Adrian Shubert,” will bring together more than a dozen leading historians from Europe, the U.S. and Canada to reflect on advancements in Spanish historiography over the last 40 years. Scholars will also consider new and emerging directions in the field, especially as they relate to more global perspectives."
Adrian Shubert is a University Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at York University where, over the last 37 years, he taught Spanish, European and global history. He has also served widely in his capacity as an administrator, including as department chair from 1994 to 2000 and as the inaugural associate vice-president international from 2002-09. He is a historian of Spain in the 18th through 20th centuries, and his articles and books have been published in both English and Spanish.
His most recent book is The Sword of Luchan: Baldomero Espartero and the Making of Modern Spain (2021). Shubert has held the prestigious Killam Research Fellowship (Canada) and Guggenheim Fellowship (U.S.); has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada; and named Commander of the Order of Civil Merit by King Juan Carlos of Spain." - YFILE. Read the full article here.