List of talks and lectures
British volunteers in the Spanish Civil War.
Who were the British volunteers and why did they go to Spain?
Laurie Lee: Writer or Fighter? (2004 Len Crome Memorial Lecture, published in Jim Jump, ed., Looking Back at the Spanish Civil War, 2010).
British and Irish volunteers and the Battle of Jarama, 12-14 February 1937 (available online).
Three Months in Spain: The British Battalion at Madrigueras and and Jarama, from January to March 1937 (2010 Len Crome Memorial Lecture, published in Jim Jump, ed., Looking Back at the Spanish Civil War, 2010).
The Old Men Waiting Patiently. *on life in the Jarama trenches during spring 1937
Antifascistas! *series of lectures on the volunteers from particular areas.
The British Veterans of the International Brigades in the Second World War.
Defeat and Exile: British volunteers and Basque children in Britain, 1937 to 1945 (2012 Basque Children’s Association annual lecture).
Myths of the International Brigades (published in the Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Volume 91, Issue 1-2, 2014, available online).
Cable Street: the road to Spain.
Irish volunteers and the British Battalion.
Jack Jones’ involvement in the Spanish Civil War.
The Cambridge volunteers.
Unlikely Warriors: British volunteers in the Spanish Civil War and the Struggle Against Fascism.
The British at the Battle of the Ebro, 1938.
George Orwell and the British Battalion (2013 Len Crome Memorial Lecture, available to watch on YouTube).
The Oxford volunteers.
The Art of War: Felicia Browne and Clive Branson in Spain.
¡No Pasaran! *the volunteers and their return to Britain.
South Yorkshire volunteers in the Spanish Civil War.
‘Britons’ in Spain? The Saklatvala Battalion of the 15th International Brigade. *on the different national groups in the 15th International Brigade and tensions between them
Changing the Front and the Weapons: the legacy of the British volunteers.
Comrades and Commissars: the Communist Party of Great Britain and the British Battalion in Spain.
Internationalism and National Identity in the International Brigades (2017 Len Crome Memorial Lecture. An edited version of the talk appears in the IBMT Magazine, 45, February 2017).