Franco regime scholar to speak at Ripon College April 29

Stanley Payne, Hilldale-Jaume Vicens Vives Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present his recent book about Francisco Franco, The Franco Regime, 1936-1975, April 29. His presentation will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union, on the campus. It is free and open to the public.

Payne retired from teaching in 2005. He is co-editor of the Journal of Contemporary History, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and corresponding member of the Real Academia Espanola de la Historia and the Real Academia Espanola de Ciencias Morales y Politicas.

He is the author of 23 books and coauthor, editor or coeditor of 10 other volumes. His most recent works are Spain: A Unique History (Wisconsin, 2011), Civil War in Europe, 1905-1949 (Cambridge, 2011), The Spanish Civil War (Cambridge, 2012) and (with Jesus Palacios) Franco. A Personal and Political Biography (Wisconsin 2014).

Payne’s appearance is sponsored by Ripon College’s Center for Politics and the People.


Related Posts

Kelly Sundberg

Award-winning author will read April 27 in virtual Visiting Writers presentation

Memoirist Kelly Sundberg will speak virtually Wednesday, April 27, as part of the Visiting Writers Series at Ripon College. The event will begin at 7 […]

Enrique Morones

Immigration activist Enrique Morones will speak via Zoom April 19

“Immigration and Citizenship after COVID-19,” a Zoom talk, will be presented Tuesday, April 19, at Ripon College. Presented by the Student Advisory Board of the […]

Richard C. Harwood

Social polarization to be addressed March 29 at Ripon College

“Civic Virus: Why Polarization Is a Misdiagnosis” will be presented in a Zoom conversation March 29 by the Center for Politics and the People and […]

Graphic of Ukraine and Russian flags with outline of Ukraine superimposed

Current developments in Russia-Ukraine War to be discussed in webinar Tuesday

“Russia-Ukraine War,” a live webinar discussion about the current event, will be presented Tuesday, March 8, by the Center for Politics and the People at […]