The project is being coordinated by archaeologist Jesús Román Román.

Work began this week to locate mass graves containing victims of Franco repression in the municipal cemetery in Tarifa. The works, which are being financed by the Diputación de Cádiz, are being coordinated by archaeologist Jesús Román Román. In 2022 geo-radar testing showed alterations in the subsoil in several areasSeguir leyendo…

Participantes en el homenaje a las víctimas del franquismo en Cortes de la Frontera.

Representatives of the Forum for the Memory of the Campo de Gibraltar and the Casa de la Memoria Association took part in an event to remember victims of Francoist repression in Cortes de la Frontera on Saturday 4 May. The tribute, which was organised by the Ateneo A Galopar organisation,Seguir leyendo…

Vidal escucha las explicaciones de Roman.

The Cádiz provincial council (Diputación de Cádiz) is pressing ahead with its plans to continue searching for mass graves containing victims of Francoist repression in the province. Deputy vice-president Javier Vidal, who is also the head of the institution’s Historical and Democratic Memory Department, recently held a meeting with archaeologistSeguir leyendo…

Sello de la Comisión Revisora del Magisterio de la provincia de Cadiz.

Four historians at the Casa de la Memoria are currently working on a research project into the purging of teachers in the Campo de Gibraltar area during the Franco dictatorship. Among the sources being used by Fernando Sígler Silvera, Margarita García Díaz, Antonio Morales Benítez and Elena Trujillo Petisme areSeguir leyendo…

El colegio hasta ahora denominado Juan Armario.

The Juan Armario infant and junior school in Alcalá de los Gazules is to be renamed the Al-Kalat school, following a decision by the school board earlier this month. Juan Armario was the founder of the local Falange and a supporter of the Franco-led uprising in 1936. He is saidSeguir leyendo…

Some good news has just been announced for the Historical Memory movement in Cádiz province: the Diputación de Cádiz has upped its budget for projects in this field in 2024 to a total of 400,000 euros. The decision was announced by Javier Vidal, deputy vice-president of the organisation, at aSeguir leyendo…

A group of secondary school students from the Levante school in Algeciras and the Lycée Amiot in Auxerre, France, had a guided tour of the Casa de la Memoria last week, accompanied by four teachers. The French students are studying for the ‘Bachibac’ in Spanish and French, which includes lessonsSeguir leyendo…

Cartel de la conferencia.

A date for the diary: On Friday 23 February at 7pm there will be a talk on ‘Blas Infante y el despertar de Andalucía en la prensa republicana’ by Eva Castaño García. She will explain “how to understand Blas Infante’s vision of Andalucía through his voice in the press ofSeguir leyendo…

Cartel de la actividad.

The Casa de la Memoria Association and the Forum for the Memory of the Campo de Gibraltar will be screening the acclaimed documentary Pico Reja: lo que la verdad esconde on Friday 26 January at the Millán Picazo Auditorium in Algeciras, at 7pm. The film is in Spanish with EnglishSeguir leyendo…

El vicepresidente segundo de la Diputación de Cádiz, Javier Vidal, atiende la explicación del presidente del Foro, Fran Hidalgo, sobre el contenido de la Casa de la Memoria.

The deputy vice-president of the Cádiz provincial authority (Diputación de Cádiz), Javier Vidal, visited the Casa de la Memoria La Sauceda on Monday 20 November, and was welcomed by members of the board of the Casa de la Memoria Association and the Forum for the Memory of the Campo deSeguir leyendo…

Fotograma del documental Estos muros, que se podrá ver en La Línea le jueves 16 de noviembre.

A conference on the works carried out by the republican prisoners who Franco used as slave labour when the Civil War ended is to take place at the Palacio de Congresos in La Línea de la Concepción on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 November. About 30,000 prisoners from other partsSeguir leyendo…