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2017 Calendar

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

For those who came
Joe's Pub
425 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10003
7 PM

Come celebrate the release of the new album For Those Who Came After: Songs of Resistance from the Spanish Civil War by Barbez and Velina Brown.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Susman Lecture in Detroit

Kresge Auditorium,
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.  
6 - 8 PM
Dr. Mark Bray (Dartmouth College), author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook  will present the annual Susman Lecture at Wayne State University. The lecture will be followed by commentary with Professors Ronald Aronson and Brad Roth (Wayne State University) and dialogue with the audience. 
Organized by ALBA and the Wayne State Veterans of the Spanish Civil War Scholarship Committee, and co-sponsored by the Wayne State Humanities Center, the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, the Center for the Study of Citizenship, and Departments of History, Political Science, and Sociology.

September 22 - 24, 2017

Impugning Impunity | ALBA's Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

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Downtown Community Television Center
87 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10013

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Book Launch | Being the Eyes of the World: The invention of modern photojournalism

Gerda and Robert

With the authors Marc Aronson & Marina Budhos, moderated by Mercedes Gallego. Introductory remarks by Marina Garde.

In the 1930s, photographers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro risked their lives to capture images from the front lines of the Spanish Civil War. These photographs were published in magazines and shown in newsreels around the world, giving those at home a new perspective on the war and creating a new genre of photojournalism. Today, images of war continue to foster a connection between the conflict and the viewers, which would not be possible otherwise.


211 East 49 street
New York, NY 10017
In English
Free admission

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

81st Annual Celebration honoring the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and presentation of the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism (New York)


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Museum of the City of New York
1220 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Pre-Event Benefit 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm [Doors open at 2:00 pm and includes lunch] Featuring a conversation on mass migration and international solidarity with award recipient Oscar Camps and Communications Director at Human Rights Watch Emma Daly.

Annual Celebration 4:45 – 6:30 pm [Doors open at 4:00 pm]
Featuring the presentation of the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to Proactiva Open Arms in support of their ongoing efforts to rescue migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea.The Annual Celebration will also feature a performance of Songs Against Fascism by Brooklyn-based ensemble Barbez.
Reception to follow.
Proactiva Rescue
                 Oscar Camps in action with Proactiva Open Arms

Honorary Committee: Vinie Burrows,  Richard Serra, and Emilio Silva.
Host Committee: Peter N. Carroll, Burt Cohen, Dan Czitrom, Anthony Geist, Jeanne Houck, Jo Labanyi,
Fraser Ottanelli, Ellyn Polshek, and Amy Rao.    
With the support of:
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Saturday, January 28th at 5PM

Fighting Fascism: Learning from the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and 

the Spanish Civil War

Los Amigos

A commemoration of the anniversary of the first Abraham Lincoln Brigade deployment 

5PM to 9PM
176 St. Nicholas Avenue 
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Please join James D. Fernandez and Lucas Shapiro to: 
Hear the history of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and Spanish resistance to fascism
Talk about the importance of institution-building and international solidarity
Discuss the power of culture in building resistance
Snacks and wine from 7-9PM, with projection slides of propaganda from the Spanish Civil War.