ASPHS 2024 Annual Conference

From Lisbon to the World

The Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies annual conference will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, July 8-12 2024, organized by Ana Valdez and Teresa Nunes of the Centre for History of the University of Lisbon.  The conference will take place at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (FLUL).

See the conference program here (updated June 6).

See the chart below for registration fees.  These include the welcome reception, coffee breaks, lunches on Tues/Weds/Thurs, and the Gala Dinner on Wednesday July 10.  (University of Lisboa faculty, postdocs, and researchers with Ph.D.s may register until June 15 at a discount; after that they should register in the regular faculty category.)

Registration is now open.  Click here to register!

All conference rooms come equipped with computers and projectors. We can only honor accommodation requests that were submitted with the proposal.

Conference participants must be members of the ASPHS.  (Please note that membership is separate from registration for the annual conference; registration information will be posted here when it is available.) Graduate students presenting a paper for the first time at an ASPHS conference will receive a free membership for their first year, but must still submit the necessary paperwork. See the Membership page for more information.

General enquires about the conference and program should be sent to


A limited number of ASPHS travel grants will be awarded to graduate students presenting papers.

The Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) has just opened applications for short-term research fellowships at Biblioteca Nacional de PortugalTorre do Tombo and archives and libraries across the country, with the aim of supporting the promotion of Portuguese language and culture in the USA. Conference attendees who are attached to educational or research institutions in the U.S. might find these helpful to apply for.  Click here for more information:  Applications Open: Short Term Research Grants 2024 – FLAD


Reservations should be made online at, using the code ASPHS24.

Hotel Booked before April 8


VIP Grand Lisboa Hotel & Spa 166,00€/180,00€
VIP Executive Saldanha  Hotel 152,00€/160,00€
VIP Executive Entrecampos Hotel 165,00€/174,00€
VIP Executive  Picoas Hotel 158,00€/170,00€
VIP Executive Zurique Hotel 137,00€/145,00€

– Prices are valid for stays between July 8 and 14, 2024- Price per night per room. Breakfast included.

– Local taxes not included.

– Full payment when reserving.

– Cancellation/Reimbursement:

– first night is never reimbursed;

– cancellations by June 7, 2024 — the hotel will reimburse 100% with the exception of the first night;

– cancellations after June 8, 2024 — no reimbursement will be provided.

– Rates are valid until April 8, 2024. Beginning on April 9, 2024 there is a 20% discount on regular prices.