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.

UNIVERSities. Networks and Identities

The organizing committee of the International Research Seminar UNIVERSities. Networks and Identities, of the Center for History of Society and Culture (University of Coimbra), is pleased to announce the third session of the 2022 edition, to be held on November 11, 2022, starting at 14h30 (GMT).

Our guests and speakers for this session will be:

Moderator: Luís Trindade (U. Coimbra, CEIS20)

Speaker: Tom HOLERT (Harun Farocki Institut, Berlin)

Architectures of Human Capital. On the Theory, Planning, Design, Usage and Contestation of the Built Environments of University Reform in the 1960s and 1970s

Scientific Commentary: Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo (U. Coimbra, CES)

The session will take place exclusively remotely and is accessible via the following link: https://videoconf-colibri.zoom.us/j/86148437134

With best regards,
Carlos Alves
Isabel Ferreira da Mota
José Luís Barbosa
Maria Amélia Álvaro de Campos

Universidade de Coimbra, Centro de História da Sociedade e da Cultura

Contact Info:
chscuc.si@gmail.com

Spanish Film Club grants

SFC grants enable universities of all sizes around the world to host film festivals featuring new Latin American, Latinx, and Spanish cinema. Awards cover up to 50% of screening costs and come with excellent programming support, as well as the possibility of scheduling Q&As with filmmakers. The deadline for grant applications is October 15, 2022.  To learn more about the program, please visit www.spanishfilmclub.com.

Tenure-track Job: History of Medieval & Early Modern Mediterranean World

August 8, 2022

Assistant Professor, History Department
College of Arts & Sciences
Seattle University

The History Department at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean World starting September 2023.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, maintaining an active program of scholarship, and performing university and college service. The ideal candidate will have a primary teaching and research field in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean World (ca. 500-1600) broadly defined. There will be opportunities to teach in a variety of programs, including History, the University Core Curriculum, the Honors Program, and in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies or other interdisciplinary programs. A specialist in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean World will support the department’s curriculum emphasizing social justice issues such as the historical roots of inequality and marginalization, and interpreting the diversity of human experience across world regions. The specialist would also help contribute to the vision of both College and University for equity, justice, and centering the margins.

The preferred candidate must have a Ph.D. in History at time of appointment. ABDs will be considered.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer..

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Applicants should submit applications online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/ including a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, writing sample of scholarship, and contact information for three references (letters may be solicited upon submission of application). Application deadline is October 1, 2022. For further information please email the History Department Chair, Dr. Haejeong Hazel Hahn (hanhh@seatttleu.edu).

IAS Funding & Fellowship Opportunities

The Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) 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.

For the current admission cycle, two postdoctoral fellowships in the disciplines of History of Science and Medieval Studies will also be available. Applicants for postdoctoral fellowships must have received their Ph.D. degrees after 1 July 2020 and before 1 September 2022. Postdoc fellowships are for one year and renewable for a second. Residence in Princeton during term time for both members and postdoc fellowships is required. The only other obligation of Members is to pursue their research. Scholars can find further information in the announcement on the web at https://www.hs.ias.edu/mem_announcement or on the School’s website, www.hs.ias.edu. Inquiries by post should be addressed to the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Einstein Dr., Princeton, N.J. 08540, or by email address: hsappquery@ias.edu.) Deadline: 15 October 2022.

Alhambra Research Opportunity

The Fitzwilliam Museum is recruiting a Research Associate for a short-term project on the Alhambra Palace in the 19th century.
 
The ideal candidate should demonstrate experience in archival research and be proficient in English and Spanish. They should either be working towards a postgraduate research qualification, hold a PhD or have equivalent experience in history of art and/or architecture, history of Spain, or a related field. A brief trip to Spain to attend meetings, and travel to UK-based archives will be required during the assignment. This assignment is advertised as full-time, but part-time applications are welcome. For informal enquiries please email Flavia Ravaioli on fr306@cam.ac.uk