February 13 – Spanish Democracy: 40 Years of the Spanish Constitution
The Institute of European Studies is organizing a lecture by Carmen Alvarez on
Spanish Democracy: 40 Years of the Spanish Constitution
The lecture will provide us with a review of the recent history of Spain. Forty years after the entry into force of the Spanish Constitution, approved by an overwhelming majority in a referendum on December 6, 1978, Carmen Álvarez, a diplomat and a political scientist and a Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Spain in Belgrade, will talk about the so-called “Spanish Transition” and review the main lines of the constitutional regime that, since 1978, governs the period of greatest development, prosperity and stability in the history of the country.
Carmen Álvarez is a political scientist and sociologist from the Complutense University of Madrid. A career diplomat, before her position as Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy in Belgrade shw was the director of the Cervantes Institute in Tel Aviv and Cultural Adviser in Brussels. She has also worked in the field of cultural diplomacy in the Agency for International Development Cooperation and as an assistant university professor in Spain.
The lecture will be held on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 at 13:00h at the Institute library, Trg Nikole Pasica 11, III floor, room 105.