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Last meeting in Harvard

The group of Advanced Research met for its  last time, at least in Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University, last thursday, august 26th. The meeting, where they were discussed the main conclusions of the researches after two months of work, … Continue reading

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Debate and conference on Spanish Historical Memory and Civil War bt Stanley Payne

Stanley Payne, Professor Emeritus of History at Wisconsin-Madison University, and one of the best known experts on Spanish history in the world, joined AE last week, to participate in its last public activities. These activities where both focused on the way … Continue reading

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David Armitage at Atlantic Empires

This week’s activities have had Harvard Professor David Armitage as the main character. On thursday, 10th, he was the chair of the seminar on Independence/Civil War, which was, also, the last one from the advanced research group. Professor Juan Franciso … Continue reading

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Encountering a new “New World”

On July 30th Edward Widmer, Director of the John Carter Brown Library (JCB), invited our research group to visit this library, crucial for every Atlantic historian. We took the train to Providence and in an hour met him in the … Continue reading

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Cultural representations seminar and trip to Providence

Dr. Margarita Márquez and Regina Martínez Idarreta exposed their papers last thursday, during the third seminar of the AE research group chaired by Professor Eva Botella Ordinas, AE´s coordinator. Regina Martínez Idarreta made an exposition on her researchs about the … Continue reading

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Prof. Varela’s extraordinary lecture: In the eyes of the others

Last thursday, 22th July, professor Varela, president of the Ortega-Marañon Foundation, offered and extraordinary lecture about the image of Spain abroad, under the title of “In the eyes of others: The image of Spain abroad. The history of an estereotype”. … Continue reading

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Seminar II: The birth of a notion

The second seminar of the project Atlantic Empires took place last tuesday at Real Colegio Complutense with the presence, among the audience, of the current Spanish consul in Boston, Carlos Robles. The seminar was moderated by Professor Octavio Ruiz-Manjón. Professor Antonio Morales … Continue reading

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A busy week

The research group has been very busy during the last week. Apart from the interesting double seminar that took place between wednesday and thursday, there was a barbaque on monday evening at RCC’s garden, kindly organized by Elizabeth and Angel, coordinator and … Continue reading

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