CFP: Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies

Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies45th Annual ConferenceCall for PapersWe are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for the 45th annual ACIS Conference, which will be held at Technological University Dublin, 4-6 September 2024. It will be a hybrid conference, with the opportunity to attend online and/ or in person.You are cordially invited to propose a paper, panel or workshop presentation. Proposals for individual papers as well as panels on specific themes (max. four papers per panel) are encouraged.  A small number of partial conference fee bursaries will be available for postgraduate students.If you wish to offer a paper, please see the Guidelines for Papers and send your proposal to the ACIS 2024 Programme Convenors, Dr Deirdre Kelly, Dr Pilar Molina and Dr Mirna Vohnsen at the email address: 45acis2024@gmail.com by Friday 17th May 2024. Informal enquiries concerning papers and topics are welcome before the deadline.For more information, please see our ACIS website and the Conference website.

Short-term research fellowships, Portugal

FLAD launches the 2024 edition of the 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.

These programs are aimed at students, teachers, and researchers attached to educational or research institutions in the U.S., with a view to providing a productive stay in Portugal and access to research tools needed for the research projects of those selected.

Click here for more information: Applications Open: Short Term Research Grants 2024 – FLAD

Tenure-track position

The University of Central Missouri History Department seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty
member with expertise in the history of the early modern Atlantic World and with preferred
expertise in the digital humanities and public history. Additional desired subfields include
women’s and gender history, African history, Latin American history, Indigenous history, and/or
early United States history.

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial transcripts for all awarded degrees; and (4) teaching philosophy.

In addition, please send three (3) letters of recommendation to Ms. Elizabeth Tizzano electronically (tizzano@ucmo.edu) or via the Department of History, 136 Wood Hall, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO 64093. Only completed online faculty profiles with attached documents will be reviewed for this position.

If contacted for an interview, official transcripts for all awarded degrees will be required.

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2024 and continues until the position is filled. The desired starting date for this appointment is August 2024. This is a 9-month appointment. Pay and title will be based upon Ph.D. completion.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Search Chair, Dr. Micah Alpaugh (alpaugh@ucmo.edu)

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at iobs@ucmo.edu or (660)543-4255.

A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at jobs@ucmo.edu<mailto:jobs@ucmo.edu> or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Harvard Center for European Studies Visiting Scholars Program

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) at Harvard University invites applications for the 2024-2025 Visiting Scholars Program. Prospective Visiting Scholars can also apply for the following opportunities as part of this program:

The German Kennedy Memorial Fellowship, designed for EU citizens from countries other than Germany.

The John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellowship, designed for German citizens.

The Ramón Areces Fellowship, designed for Spanish citizens.

CFP: PSHAM, Feb 24, 2024

We will be holding the twenty-first annual meeting of the Premodern Spanish History Association of the Midwest on the grounds of the University of Kentucky, in Lexington, on Saturday, February 24, 2024. As usual, we’ll meet at noon for a working lunch and then discuss three pre-circulated works in progress. Many of us will also go out to dinner after the meeting is done.

If you are interested in presenting at PSHAM, please send a brief summary of your paper and a brief cv to Gretchen Starr-LeBeau (gretchen.starrlebeau@principia.edu) or to Scott K Taylor (scottktaylor@uky.edu) by December 8, 2023. Details are also available on the call for papers which is posted on the ASPHS website.

Even if you don’t want to present, we welcome you to join us! Please RSVP so that we know how many lunches to provide. A little closer to the event we’ll share more details about local hotels, our schedule, etc.

Please send either of us an email if you have any further questions.

Premio de Hispanismo Internacional Fundación Duques de Soria

La Fundación Duques de Soria de Ciencia y Cultura Hispánica (FDS) ha convocado la primera edición del “Premio de Hispanismo Internacional Fundación Duques de Soria”, un galardón que premiará con 50.000 euros a la mejor candidatura que acredite tanto su trayectoria de excelencia científica como el interés de un proyecto académico concreto en torno al hispanismo internacional que genere impacto en la comunidad académica mundial.

La dotación económica del Premio no solo busca reconocer la excelencia de la labor desarrollada por el equipo de investigación premiado, sino también financiar investigaciones futuras. Más información y bases en https://fds.es/presentacion-del-i-premio-hispanismo-internacional-fundacion-duques-de-soria-dotado-con-50-000-euros/

Archivo de Simón Ruiz de Medina del Campo

Notice from Hilario Casado Alonso, Director de la Cátedra:
El Archivo de Simón Ruiz de Medina del Campo fue declarado el pasado miércoles, 24 de mayo de 2023, por la UNESCO Patrimonio Mundial de la Humanidad en su apartado “Memoria del Mundo” en el que, tras un riguroso proceso de selección, se registran aquellos conjuntos documentales o documentos que por su valor excepcional para todo el mundo son considerados Patrimonio Mundial. Este programa tiene como objetivo fundamental estimular la preservación, amplia difusión y acceso universal de los más importantes legados documentales del mundo, contribuyendo así a despertar la conciencia colectiva por este patrimonio de interés global.
El Archivo Simón Ruiz está depositado en la Fundación Museo de las Ferias de Medina del Campo. Está formado por la documentación del comerciante y banquero de la época de Felipe II, Simón Ruiz Envito (Belorado,1525 – Medina del Campo, 1597). Se compone, entre otros fondos de 184 libros de cuentas, más de 58.000 cartas comerciales enviadas a cientos de ciudades, principalmente de Europa y el Nuevo Mundo, 28.000 letras de cambio enviadas a 45 centros financieros europeos, 200 listados con cotizaciones de divisas internacionales y mercancías, balances, documentos de crédito, inventarios, asientos, informes, cartas de flete, pólizas de seguros, etcétera. Es, en suma, uno de los fondos documentales más importantes del mundo para estudiar el comercio internacional y las finanzas del siglo XVI.
En la actualidad el archivo está totalmente digitalizado, mediante un acuerdo que se firmó en 2015 con el Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, y se puede consultar en el siguiente enlace: Inicio Archivo Simón Ruiz | Fundación Museo de las Ferias (museoferias.net)

Institute for Advanced Studies: Opportunities for Scholars 2024-25

The Institute is an independent private institution founded in 1930 to create a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, free from teaching and other university obligations. Scholars from around the world come to the Institute to pursue their research. Candidates of any nationality may apply for a single term or a full academic year. Scholars may apply for a stipend, but those with sabbatical funding, other grants, retirement funding, or other means are also invited to apply for a non-stipendiary membership. Open to all fields of historical research, the School of Historical Studies’ principal interests is the history of western, near eastern and Asian civilizations, with particular emphasis on Greek and Roman civilization, the history of Europe (medieval, early modern, and modern), the Islamic world, East Asian studies, art history, the history of science, and late modern history. Support is available each year for one scholar in music studies. A Ph.D. (or equivalent) and influential publications are required.
Deadline: Completed membership applications must be submitted by October 15, 2023.
Further information and membership application materials may be found on the School’s web site, www.hs.ias.edu. (Updated application materials for the 2024-2025 academic year will be posted there in early June.) Inquiries may be sent by email to the Administrative Officer at hsappquery@ias.edu.

Master in Nationalism Studies

Next semester (September 2023), a new Master in Nationalism Studies begins at the Complutense University of Madrid. It will be a multi-disciplinary one year official title, with courses in History, Political Science and Political Theory, Sociology, Anthropology, and Regional Studies. It will be taught online in English. Follow this link for more information:

https://www.ucm.es/masterinnationalismstudies

CFP: Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies

Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies

44th Annual Conference

Call for Papers

We are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for the 44th annual ACIS Conference, which will be held at the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, from 6-8 September 2023. It will be a hybrid conference, with the opportunity to attend online and/ or in person.

You are cordially invited to propose a paper, panel or workshop presentation. Proposals for individual papers as well as panels on specific themes (max. four papers per panel) are encouraged.  A small number of partial conference fee bursaries will be available for postgraduate students.

If you wish to offer a paper, please see the Guidelines for Papers and send your proposal to the ACIS 2023 Programme Convenors, Dr Carla Sequeira and Dr Joana Lencart at the email address: 44acis2023@gmail.com by SUNDAY, 16th April 2023. Informal enquiries concerning papers and topics are welcome before the deadline.

For more information, please see our ACIS website and the Conference website.