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Spain's supreme court rules that Franco's remains should be moved - expert comment.

Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes, Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Warwick, comments on the Spanish Supreme Court's ruling that the remains of Francisco Franco should be moved from the mausoleum of the Valley of the Fallen to a cemetery at El Pardo just north of Madrid.

United Kingdom

Wed 25 Sep 2019, 11:47 | Tags: Faculty of Arts, Hispanic Studies, Europe, History, Spain

What's next for Spain and Catalonia? Expert comment

"This could be a risky move by Madrid, and there's all to play for," says Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes, Head of the University of Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures.

Mon 30 Oct 2017, 13:10 | Tags: Politics, Centre for modern languages, Expert comment, Europe, Spain

Catalan situation "more uncertain" as Spain celebrates its National Day

Spain's royal family has attended a National Day military parade amid a political crisis sparked by Catalonia's disputed independence referendum. Prof Richard Youngs comments.

Thu 12 Oct 2017, 15:38 | Tags: Politics, Europe, Politics and International Studies, Spain

Catalan vote - expert comment from Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes

The Catalonia government claims that over 2 million votes were cast, in defiance of riot police, rubber bullets and intimidation. Professor Alison Ribeiro de Menezes comments on the weekend's events.

Mon 02 Oct 2017, 09:33 | Tags: Europe, Current Affairs, Spain, Catalonia