NIGEL GLENDINNING LECTURE: Jesús Escobar (Northwestern University), “All Roads Lead to the Plaza de Palacio: Architecture and Ceremony in Habsburg Madrid”, 17 March, 6-7pm, via Zoom

An annual event in honour of the great Hispanist Nigel Glendinning, organised by ARTES and the Instituto Cervantes. Part of the twelve-part seminar series hosted by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre at Durham University. 17th March 2021, 18:00 to 19:00 Used by people of all classes and fronted by the architectural seat of imperial government,Continue reading “NIGEL GLENDINNING LECTURE: Jesús Escobar (Northwestern University), “All Roads Lead to the Plaza de Palacio: Architecture and Ceremony in Habsburg Madrid”, 17 March, 6-7pm, via Zoom”

TONIGHT: Jonathan Ruffer (The Auckland Project), ‘Juan Bautista Maíno – A Great Artist At The Spanish Gallery, Bishop Auckland’, ARTES and Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series, 6-7pm

Booking is essential. Email Zurbaran.centre@durham.ac.uk to register and to receive a zoom link. More information: http://www.dur.ac.uk/zurbaran/news-events/events

RECORDING: Yarí Pérez Marín, ‘Illustrating medical treatment in colonial Latin America’. Online talk for the Research Seminar Series organized by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre For Spanish and Latin American Art

This talk was delivered as part of a series of 12 research seminars, many of which will also be recorded and available on the ARTES site. The weekly sessions usually take place on Wednesdays, 6.00-7.00pm, except the fourth session scheduled for Tuesday, 2 February. The talks last ca. 40 minutes and are followed by Q&A.Continue reading “RECORDING: Yarí Pérez Marín, ‘Illustrating medical treatment in colonial Latin America’. Online talk for the Research Seminar Series organized by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre For Spanish and Latin American Art”

RECORDING: Piers Baker-Bates, ‘”In the Spanish Fashion”: An Italian-Spanish Cultural Relationship Reconsidered’. Online talk for the Research Seminar Series organized by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre For Spanish and Latin American Art

This is the first in a series of 12 seminars, many of which will also be recorded and available on the ARTES site. The weekly sessions usually take place on Wednesdays, 6.00-7.00pm, except the fourth session scheduled for Tuesday, 2 February. The talks last ca. 40 minutes and are followed by Q&A. The series isContinue reading “RECORDING: Piers Baker-Bates, ‘”In the Spanish Fashion”: An Italian-Spanish Cultural Relationship Reconsidered’. Online talk for the Research Seminar Series organized by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre For Spanish and Latin American Art”

ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre at Durham University present a 12-week online seminar series, including the annual Glendinning Lecture

We are very pleased to announce that the Zurbarán Centre has teamed up with ARTES Iberian & Latin American Visual Culture Group to organise an exciting 12-week online Research Seminar Series starting on 13 January and running through to 31 March 2021. It provides a forum for engaging with the latest research by national and international scholars who specialiseContinue reading “ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre at Durham University present a 12-week online seminar series, including the annual Glendinning Lecture”

Zurbarán Doctoral Scholarship for the Study of Spanish Art, Durham University

The Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art at Durham University invites applications for a doctoral scholarship in Spanish art-historical studies, commencing in the academic year 2021/22. The scholarship has been created thanks to the generous support of the CEEH (Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica) in association with ARTES and The Auckland Project. It supports research projects onContinue reading “Zurbarán Doctoral Scholarship for the Study of Spanish Art, Durham University”

New webinar series: ‘Museums in the Wake of COVID-19’, presented by Durham University and the Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art. First session on Tuesday 7 July 2020, 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm (UK time), via Microsoft teams

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced us all to rethink our ways to travel, gather, and socialize. Museums and exhibition venues have not been exempt from necessary adjustments. These four informal early evening conversations are an occasion for reflecting upon the role of social media and the arts during lockdown and upon the challenges that theContinue reading “New webinar series: ‘Museums in the Wake of COVID-19’, presented by Durham University and the Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art. First session on Tuesday 7 July 2020, 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm (UK time), via Microsoft teams”

Zurbarán Fellow Public Lecture: Dr Luis Vives-Ferrándiz Sánchez, ‘The empire strikes back: Baroque art and Spanish contemporary culture’, 12th November at 5.30 pm, Kenworthy Hall, St Mary’s College, Durham University

Hispanic identity has been shaped during the last century by a conscious selection of historical periods of its history. After the loss of the last colonies of the former Spanish Empire at the end of the 19th century, the nation had hit rock bottom in political terms. To counterbalance this decline, writers, poets, essayists andContinue reading “Zurbarán Fellow Public Lecture: Dr Luis Vives-Ferrándiz Sánchez, ‘The empire strikes back: Baroque art and Spanish contemporary culture’, 12th November at 5.30 pm, Kenworthy Hall, St Mary’s College, Durham University”

Job: Professor and Director of the Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, School of Modern Languages and Cultures Durham University, UK, deadline 17th January 2020

Responsible to: Head of Department Grade: Grade 10 Salary Range: Competitive salary based on our professorial Pay Scales (starting at £64,606 and going considerably higher based on experience) Working arrangements: The role is full time, but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares. Open date: 30 September 2019 Closing date:Continue reading “Job: Professor and Director of the Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, School of Modern Languages and Cultures Durham University, UK, deadline 17th January 2020”

Programme and Registration Details: Canons and Repertoires: Constructing the Visual Arts in the Hispanic World, 20th–21st June 2019, Senate Suite, Durham University Castle, Durham, UK

Organised by Stefano Cracolici and Edward Payne (Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, Durham University) Free, but please register at this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/canons-and-repertoires-constructing-the-visual-arts-in-the-hispanic-world-registration-62569293441 The visual arts in Spain have long been haunted by the spectres of six giants: El Greco, Ribera, Velázquez, Murillo, Goya and Picasso. Still today, these canonical figures tower overContinue reading “Programme and Registration Details: Canons and Repertoires: Constructing the Visual Arts in the Hispanic World, 20th–21st June 2019, Senate Suite, Durham University Castle, Durham, UK”