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.


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