In the framework of Madrid’s Book Fair and organized by the Embassies of the Federal Republic of Germany and of the French Republic in Spain, the French Institute in Spain and Madrid’s Book Fair, this afternoon, at 8:00 p.m., in the Pavilion of Activities of the Park Retiro, the Hispanic-Frank-German symposium titled 1914-1918: España entre los Aliados y las Potencias Centrales will take place in an interesting activity to commemorate the centenarian of the First World War’s outbreak. Free admission while seats are available.
The symposium will deal with the period between the crisis of July 1914 until the Treaties of the Peace Conference of Paris of 1919 and it will shed light, always with eyes on Spain, on the diplomatic, military, social and economic aspects and consequences of the War, as well as on the importance of those in the 21st century.
Discussion between Martin Baumeister, director of the German Institute of History (with headquarters in Rome); Remy Cazals, professor of the University of Toulouse (France), specialist in the First World War, and Javier Ponce Marrero, lecturer of Contemporary History of the University of Las Palmas. Moderator: Julián Casanova Ruiz, professor of Contemporary History of the University of Zaragoza.