A New Image of Spain?: a Podcast Crossover with Paul Burge from When in Spain

Episode 38: Nazi Germany and Spain with Dr Mercedes Peñalba-Sotorrío The Sobremesa Podcast

Dr Mercedes Peñalba-Sotorrío, a lecturer and researcher from Manchester Metropolitan University, joins me to discuss the relationship between Nazi Germany and Spain before, during and after WW2. Her research involves looking at how Nazi propaganda inside Spain which influenced the country's foreign and domestic policy during the time. We also discuss the concept of neutral countries and how the relationship with Germany changed as the war advanced.
  1. Episode 38: Nazi Germany and Spain with Dr Mercedes Peñalba-Sotorrío
  2. Episode 37: #4M Madrid Elections 2021 with Caroline Gray and Eoghan Gilmartin
  3. Episode 36: European Super League with Tommy Hay
  4. Episode 35: The Treatment of Sexual Minorities in the Late-Francoist Period with Sonia Cuesta Maniar
  5. Episode 34: Gender Violence with Dr Deborah Madden


The Sobremesa Podcast has teamed up with the When in Spain podcast. Paul Burge has been running his podcast for the last 2 years and covers a whole range of things related to Spain. From pueblos to Hemmingway, it is all in there.

Here I interviewed Paul about tourism and the image of Spain, both from the outside and the image of the country that Spaniards have.

If you want to hear Paul interview me about the EU covid-fund and the future of Spanish politics, head on over to the When in Spain podcast to hear it.

When in Spain is available on all podcast platforms and their website

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