Historical Memory in the Iberian Literatures

About the project

The origin of this project lies in the celebration of the 'First International Seminar on Historical Memory of the Civil War in the Iberian Literature' held in San Sebastian on July 13, 2011.

Its aim was to promote the meeting and discussion of leading researchers of the historical memory of the Spanish civil war in the different literatures of the Iberian area. Following this seminar, whose contributions were published in a special issue of the International Journal of Basque Studies entitled 'Iberian Literatures and Remembrance' (no. 8, 2011), a study topics and approaches were evident meto-dológicos common, and the effects of known concepts in the historical / sociological field for the study of literary works (place of memory, collective memory, historical memory ...), final concepts widely used in the current landscape of research in the humanities.