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Agrarian Fascism Innovation Paradigm in Spain Between 1939-1955

October 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

Location: Room 333, Áras Moyola, NUI Galway

Speaker(s): Bruno Esperante Paramos

Affiliation: Trinity Centre for Environmental Humanities

Organised by: Social Sciences Research Centre

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 On 19 October the Social Sciences Research Centre (SSRC) is hosting a talk by Bruno Esperante Paramos  titled the ‘Agrarian Fascism Innovation Paradigm in Spain between 1939 -1955’. The talk will consider the main agrarian policies of Francoist Spain in war and peace, focusing especially on policies aimed at motorizing agriculture via the introduction of tractors.  All are welcome.

About the Author: Bruno Esperante Paramos is a visiting research fellow at the Trinity Centre for Environmental Humanities. He is about to complete his PhD thesis on innovation and technological change in Galician agriculture (1890-2000) at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Galicia-Spain), where he has also been a member of HISTAGRA Research Group since 2015. His main research interests include: Rural History, Agrarian History, History of Technology, Innovation and Technological Change in agriculture