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O’Banion, “Deza & Its Moriscos:” Honorable Mention for the Bainton Prize

Congratulations to Patrick J. O’Banion! His Deza and Its Moriscos: Religion and Community in Early Modern Spain (Nebraska, 2020) received honorable mention for the SCSC’s Bainton Prize.
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 8 Nov 2021

“El Mercado Curial” Wins the Premio Nacional de Historia

Congratulations to Antonio José Díaz Rodríguez, who has won the Premio Nacional de Historia for El mercado curial. Bulas y negocios enter Roma y el mundo ibérico en la Edad Moderna (Cátedra Simón Ruiz, 2020).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 28 Oct 2021

Bigelow wins the James A. Rawley Prize for “Mining Language”

Congratulations to Allison Margaret Bigelow! She has been awarded the James A. Rawley Prize for Mining Languge: Racial Thinking, Indigenous Knolwedge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World (UNC-Omohundro, 2020). This is the first...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 21 Oct 2021

Karoline P. Cook Wins the Natalie Zemon Davis Prize!

Renaissance and Reformation awarded the 2020 Natalie Zemon Davis Prize for the best article to appear in its journal to Karoline P. Cook, “Claiming Nobility in the Monarquía Hispánica: The Search for Status by Inca, Aztec, and Nasrid Descendants at...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 20 Oct 2021

Congrats to Laurinda Abreu for the 2021 Oliveira Marques Prize!

Congratulations to Laurinda Abreu for winning the ASPHS’s 2021 A.H. Oliveira Marques Prize for the best article on Portuguese history published in the past two years: “Health Care and the Spread of Medical Knowledge in the Portuguese Empire, Particularly...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 7 Jul 2021

Congrats to Benjamin Breen: Welch Medal Winner 2021 for “The Age of Intoxication”

The American Association for the History of Medicine has awarded the William H. Welch Medal (for the a book of oustanding scholarly merit in medical history published in the past five years) to Benjamin Breen for The Age of Intoxication: Origins of the...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 6 Jul 2021

Rowe, “Black Saints,” Wins the 2020 Bainton Prize

Congratulations to Erin Kathleen Rowe, winner of the 2020 Bainton Prize from the Sixteenth Century Society & Conference, for Black Saints in Early Modern Catholicism (CUP, 2019).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 31 Oct 2020

Abreu-Ferreira Wins the Oliveira Marques Prize

Congratulaitons to Darlene Abreu-Ferreira for winning ASPHS’s 2019 A.H. de Oliveira-Marques Prize for “Women and the Acquisition, Transmission, and Execution of Public Offices in Early Modern Portugal,” Gender and History 31/2 (2019):...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 6 May 2020

New Book (& Prize!): Cagle, “Assembling the Tropics”

Hugh Cagle, Assembling the Tropics: Science and Medicine in Portugal’s Empire, 1450-1700 (Cambridge, 2018). And congratulations for winning the AHA’s Leo Gershoy Award for 2019!  
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 8 Oct 2019

Congrats to ASPHS Prize Winners Hershenzon and Devereux!

I have heard that in Barcelona the Best First Book Prize went to Daniel Hershenzon for The Captive Sea: Slavery, Communication, and Commerce in Early Modern Spain and the Mediterranean (Penn, 2018). And the Best First Article Prize went to Andrew W. Devereux...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 24 Jul 2019

ASPHS Prizes, 2018: Deardorff & Montcher

I am getting to this belatedly, but: congratulations to Max Deardorff and Fabien Montcher! Deardorff won the Best Early Career Article Prize for “The Ties That Bind: Intermarriage between Moriscos and Old Christians in Early Modern Spain, 1526-1614″...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 7 Dec 2018

The Vault

Interview with Carly Osborn and Justin Wight, by Erika von Kaschke. The Vault is an online game project of CHE for ages 12–15 years, connecting emotions, history and material culture. The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for...
From: Histories of Emotion on 30 Nov 2018

Another ASPHS Prize: Bishko Prize – Dec 31, 2018

The Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies solicits submissions for the annual Charles Julian Bishko Memorial Prize for the best article published in 2017 or 2018 in the field of medieval Iberian history by a North American scholar....
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 5 Oct 2018

ASPHS Prize Submissions Due

ASPHS has two prize submissions due on Nov 21: the Best First Book Prize in Iberian History and the A.H. de Oliveira Marques Prize: The Best First Book Prize in Iberian History The committee for the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies’s...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 2 Oct 2018

Shakespeare and the actors

Andrew Scott as Hamlet, Almeida 2017 The annual Olivier Awards ceremony took place on 8 April 2018, and this year, sadly, there were no awards for any Shakespeare productions. Even more unusually, there were only three nominations, all for Robert Icke’s...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 12 Apr 2018

Goldmark Wins LASA Colonial Best Article

Congratulations to Matthew Goldmark for winning the LASA Colonial Section’s committee for Best Journal Article by a Junior Scholar, for “Reading Habits: Catalina de Erauso and the Subjects of Early Modern Spanish Gender and Sexuality,”...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 22 Mar 2018

Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 Bursary

Last year, the Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 offered its first ever bursary to an early career researcher, independent scholar or PhD student who was a member of the Group to  “support research in any aspect of women’s studies...
From: RECSO on 23 Oct 2017

Beaver Wins 2017 Bishko Prize

A belated congratulations to Adam G. Beaver, whose “Nebuchadnezzar’s Jewish Legions: Sephardic Legends’ Journey from Biblical Polemic to Humanist History” in After Conversion: Iberia and the Emergence of Modernity, ed. Mercedes...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 1 Sep 2017

Cerae Receives the Matilda Award

Michael, Tara and Imogen accepting the Matilda Award Cerae is proud to announce that we have been selected to receive the Bryant Stokes Matilda Award for Cultural Excellence, 2017. The Matilda Award recognises outstanding achievement in cultural pursuits...
From: CERAE Impressions: A Blog on 22 Aug 2017

Parker Elected to American Academy of Arts & Letters

Congratulations to Geoffrey Parker, who has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Letters!
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 17 Apr 2017

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