Trinity Term 2017

  • Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Emilio Martínez Mata (Universidad de Oviedo), El Quijote en el nacimiento de la novela moderna: la interpretación satírica, 25 April 2017 at 5 p.m., Taylor Institution.
  • Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Edwin Williamson (University of Oxford), Borges and the Muse (with some thoughts on literary biography), 2 May 2017 at 5 p.m., The FitzHugh Auditorium, Exeter College.
  • Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Diana Cullell Teixidor (University of Liverpool), Luis García Montero’s poetry: literature with a purpose, or the destabilization of a carefully orchestrated plan? 30 May 2017 at 5 p.m., Taylor Institution.
  • Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Annabel Rowntree (University of Oxford), 'Philip III, privanza and the comedia in the first years of the seventeenth century', 6 June 2017 at 5 p.m., Taylor Institution.
  • Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Rebecca Beattie (University of Oxford), 'On the Road to Modernity: The Emergence of Intra-Subjectivity in the Earlier Works of Baltasar Gracián', 6 June 2017 at 5 p.m., Taylor Institution.


Hilary Term 2017


Michaelmas Term 2016

  • Department of Politics and International Relations, Politics Research Colloquium: Alexander Kuo (University of Oxford), Voting for new parties during economic crises: Evidence from Spain's Podemos. 28 November 2016, Manor Road Building.
  • Graduate Students' Madariaga Series: Impact of climate change policies on the European energy industry. Juan Alario, former Director at the European Investment Bank. 24 November 2016. 
  • NowNow Theatre presents the English-language world premiere of Tirso de Molina’s Jealous of Herself in association with the ETC. 22-26 November 2016, O'Reilly Theatre.
  • Graduate Students' Madariaga Series: UK and Spain: Building a bilateral relationship for post-Brexit Europe. Simon Manley, UK Ambassador to Spain. 2 November 2016.
  • Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Rocío Díaz Bravo (University College London), ‘La mímesis de la lengua hablada en el Retrato de la Loçana andaluza.’ 31 October 2016, Main Hall, Taylor Institution.
  • Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Colin Thompson (University of Oxford), ‘Philosophy in the guise of scatology: what happened when Alexander met Diogenes, according to Quevedo’s romance En el retrete del mosto.’ 11 October 2016, Room 2, Taylor Institution.


Trinity Term 2016


Hilary Term 2015


Earlier events:

  • Visit of Queen Sofía of Spain to Exeter College to celebrate the 700th Anniversary of its foundation (29 April 2014). Colloquium in Her Majesty’s honour at the Taylor Institution, Oxford: ‘Celebrating Research and Teaching in Spanish Studies at Exeter College and the University of Oxford’, which was inaugurated by the Vice-Chancellor of the University.
  • Seminar at the Taylor Institution, Oxford, on the history and current projects of the Real Academia Española/Royal Spanish Academy to mark the 300th Anniversary of its foundation. The event was inaugurated by the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford and Prof. Shearer West, Head of Humanities. Speakers included the Director of the Real Academia Española, Prof. José Manuel Blecua, and Fellows, Profs. Inés Fernández Ordóñez and José Antonio Pascual. The Ambassador of Spain opened an exhibition of historic publications of the RAE held in Oxford libraries, curated by Dr J.C. Conde. 11 November 2013, Main Theatre, Taylor Institution.
  • Annual Conference of the Association of Great Britain and Ireland, Oxford, 25-27 March 2013, including a colloquium of British cervantistas to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Cervantes’s Exemplary Novels. 
  • Ramon Llull Institute and the Magdalen Iberian Medieval Studies Seminar (MIMSS): Celebrating Ramon Llull in Oxford. Ramon Llull’s life and work 700 years after his death. 25 November 2016