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The Basque Child Refugees event and exhibition

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University of Southampton Highfield Campus

University Road, Southampton

Southampton

SO17 1BJ

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The University of Southampton, which houses the Basque Child Refugee Archive in its Special Collections, plays host to an afternoon of talks, followed by an opportunity to see a new exhibition of work by the artist Claire Hignett.

The Basque Child Refugees from the Spanish Civil War - history and memory

1330-1630: Building 6, Highfield Campus

Introduction and welcome: Dr J Beswick, University of Southampton

The Spanish Civil War and the battle for the souls of the Basque children: Dr P Anderson, University of Leeds

The Basque children in Suffolk - a local study: Dr E Packard, University of Suffolk

The Spanish Civil War refugees and the French "concentration" camps of 1939: Dr G S Soo, University of Southampton

The teachers from Spain who accompanied the Basque children into exile: Carmen Kilner, Basque Children Association 1937

Questions, discussion and summary: Dr G S Soo

From Bilbao to Southampton to Salford: an exhibition of work by Claire Hignett

1630-1730: Level 4 Gallery, Hartley Library, Highfield Campus

An opportunity to view the exhibition with tea.

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