Welcome to the ASPHS home page!

Good news! The 2017 annual meeting is back on, and will be hosted at New York University on March 16-19, 2017, with thanks to organizer Andrew H. Lee.  Click here for more conference information, the program, and details on the banquet.  Online registration is now open!  The pre-registration discount applies on registrations received through March 1; if you plan to attend the banquet, the cutoff date is Friday, March 10.

Watch your e-mail for the upcoming ASPHS elections.  Click on our Officers page to see the slate of nominees.

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We’re happy to announce the publication of Volume 7 of the newsletter, with thanks to editor Luis X. Morera of Baylor University.

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ASPHS provides members with small subventions for regional and local gatherings for activities related to our mission to promote the scholarly study of Spain and Portugal through History and related disciplines.  Proposals are evaluated twice each year, in March and October.  The spring 2017 round is now open, with a deadline of March 1, 2017.  Go to our Prizes & Subventions page for more information.

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The Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, the official journal of the ASPHS, has published its latest issue, 41:1 (2016) here: http://digitalcommons.asphs.net/bsphs/   This is outgoing editor David Messenger’s last issue.  We thank him for his excellent work, and welcome Andrew H. Lee of New York University as the new editor in 2017.

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Submissions are now welcomed for the 2016-2017 round of prizes. See the Association Best, Bishko, and Oliveira Marques pages for more information. Congratulations to the 2015-16 prize recipients: Thomas Barton for the Best First Book (with honorable mention to Katrina Olds); Therese Martin for the Biskho Prize; and Ricardo Roque for the Oliveira Marques award.

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You may notice that our page has a new look (thanks to Jim Groom and Reclaim Hosting).  We continue to incorporate current members into the online directory. All existing members should have received instructions by email about how to log in to this site and create a profile. You will then be able to manage and renew your membership via our online directory.

Note: If you were a current member last spring (2016), you are probably already in the directory. Go to the Membership Directory page and click on the “Lost your password?” link to set up a new password.