Maius Workshop – Palaeography Online: Iberian Documents in Virtual Times, 4 May, 5pm (London)

In this session, we will discuss innovative ways of confronting medieval Iberian documents. We will hear from the PI of a born-digital, collaborative project which exemplifies the potential of the internet in reshaping the study of pre-modern sources. We will also learn from the ongoing research of an ECR who has adapted to the challengesContinue reading “Maius Workshop – Palaeography Online: Iberian Documents in Virtual Times, 4 May, 5pm (London)”

The Maius Workshop: Work in Progress Talk, 23rd March 2021, 5pm

This work-in-progress talk will present some new findings on the iconography and provenance of a series of cuttings from a richly illuminated choir book. I argue that the parent manuscript, a Gradual, was probably created in the late fifteenth century for the Observant Hieronymites of San Isidoro del Campo in Santiponce, near Seville. As usedContinue reading “The Maius Workshop: Work in Progress Talk, 23rd March 2021, 5pm”

MAIUS WORKSHOP: Programme: Histories, 19 January 2021, 5pm on Zoom

This session will feature two presentations, focused on the functions and constructions of history in the wake of the conquest of Granada. Please click here for more information. To register: https://ucl.zoom.us/meeting/register

The Maius Workshop Returns! 24th November 2020, 5pm, on Zoom

The Maius Workshop is back virtually for the 2020–21 academic year! Please join us for an informal welcome meeting, which will take place on Tuesday 24th November 2020, at 5:00 p.m. on Zoom. This event is open to anyone interested in Hispanic cultures, widely considered: literature and language, history, geography, art and visual culture, medicalContinue reading “The Maius Workshop Returns! 24th November 2020, 5pm, on Zoom”

The Maius Masterclass with Professor Susan Boynton, 31 July 2020, 4pm on Zoom

For the final event in the Maius Masterclass series, on Friday 31 July at 4pm, they are delighted to welcome Professor Susan Boynton (Columbia University). Susan’s research has focused on such topics as music in the Iberian peninsula, liturgy, manuscript studies, and intersections between music and the visual arts. Please click here to register forContinue reading “The Maius Masterclass with Professor Susan Boynton, 31 July 2020, 4pm on Zoom”

The Maius Masterclass with Dr Caroline Dodds Pennock, Online, 24 July 2020, 1.30pm *note change of time*

For their next online event, on Friday 24 July at 1.30pm, the Maius Masterclass will welcome Dr Caroline Dodds Pennock (University of Sheffield). Caroline is the only Aztec historian in the UK, and her research focuses on indigenous and Spanish American history and the Atlantic world, with a particular interest in issues of gender, violence,Continue reading “The Maius Masterclass with Dr Caroline Dodds Pennock, Online, 24 July 2020, 1.30pm *note change of time*”

ONLINE TALK: The Maius Masterclass with Dr Lisa Blackmore, 17 July 2020, 4pm

The next Maius Masterclass is on Friday 17 July 2020, when they will welcome Dr Lisa Blackmore (University of Essex), an expert in the aesthetics and politics of modernity in Latin American and Caribbean art, architecture, and visual culture. Please click here to register for the Zoom Webinar. The series is kindly supported by anContinue reading “ONLINE TALK: The Maius Masterclass with Dr Lisa Blackmore, 17 July 2020, 4pm”

ONLINE TALK: The Maius Masterclass with Prof. Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras, 10 July 2020, 4pm on Zoom

The second Maius Masterclass will take place on 10 July 2020, 4–5pm on Zoom. We will welcome Professor Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela), who will explore the theme of visual genres as one of the recurring threads of her academic career. Please click here to join (you will be asked to registerContinue reading “ONLINE TALK: The Maius Masterclass with Prof. Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras, 10 July 2020, 4pm on Zoom”

The Maius Masterclass: Inaugural Event with Dr Hilary Macartney, 26 June 2020, 4pm on Zoom

Click here for more information, the schedule, and registration This series of masterclasses encourages creative dialogue between early-career and established scholars. We have invited historians of art and culture who have challenged established classifications, chronologies and geographies. Discussing texts and objects from their research, they will share experiences of investigating the Iberian and Latin AmericanContinue reading “The Maius Masterclass: Inaugural Event with Dr Hilary Macartney, 26 June 2020, 4pm on Zoom”

Maius Workshop Meeting: ‘Nature’, 15 June, 6pm (online workshop and call for work-in-progress presentations)

From the Maius Workshop: Join us on Zoom at 6:00 pm (London) on 15 June 2020 for the Maius Workshop’s second online event. Please click here to join (please note you will be asked to register and download Zoom, so we recommend you sign up in advance). You can use your PC, Mac, iPad, iPhoneContinue reading “Maius Workshop Meeting: ‘Nature’, 15 June, 6pm (online workshop and call for work-in-progress presentations)”