Hilary Term 2017
- Ramon Llull Institute and the Magdalen Iberian Medieval Studies Seminar (MIMSS): Laura Delbrugge (Indiana University of Pennsylvania), The «Gamaliel’s» progression from devotional manuscript to banned incunable: A case study of the confluence of Spanish printing, popular devotional practices, and inquisitorial prohibition in the sixteenth century. 17 March 2017, Oscar Wilde Room, Magdalen College.
- Visiting Academics’ Seminar Series at the European Studies Centre: César Colino (2016-2017 Santander Visiting Fellow, St Antony’s College), The secessionist challenge in Catalonia: political and constitutional responses. 7 March 2017, European Studies Centre.
- Graduate Students' Madariaga Series: Post-Brexit Europe and the future of Globalization. José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, former president of Spain (2004-2011). 2 March 2017.
- The John Rutherford Centre for Galician Studies and the Sub-faculty of Spanish with the support of the Ramon Llull Institute Talk: Xulio Carballo Dopico, From the fight against dictatorship to the economic crisis: 45 years of Galician comic. 27 February 2017, Wellington Square.
- Graduate Students' Madariaga Series: Scotland and Catalonia: Past and present. Professor Sir John Elliott (Oxford). 23 February 2017.
- Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Carlos Alvar Ezquerra (Université de Genève/ Universidad de Alcalá de Henares), ‘Cervantes y el Persiles’. 14 February 2017, Taylor Institution.
- Graduate Students' Madariaga Series: The rise of Podemos and the betrayal of Liberalism. Juan Carlos Monedero, co-founder of Podemos. 13 February 2017.
- History Faculty, Seminar in Early Modern Intellectual History: Theodor Dunkelgrün (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities –CRASSH, Cambridge), ‘Two concepts of purity: limpieza de sangre and hebraica veritas in Renaissance Spain.’ 13 February 2017, Taylor Institution.
- Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Jorge Catalá-Carrasco (Newcastle University), Graphic 'Humorismo; and avant-garde aesthetics in Spain and Cuba. 7 February 2017, Taylor Institution.
- Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: John Rutherford (University of Oxford), Turning Spanish sonnets into English sonnets: Borges, 'El remordimiento' and Antonio Machado, 'Los sueños dialogados, II'. 24 January 2017, Taylor Institution.
- Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Santiago Fernández Mosquera (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela), ‘La ordenación del espacio escénico en una fiesta mitológica de Calderón: Los tres mayores prodigios.’ 17 January 2017, Taylor Institution.
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
- Interdisciplinary Dialogue Series jointly organized by the Latin American History Seminar and the Spanish Sub-faculty Research Seminar: Gerard Aching (University of Cornell), At the threshold between slavery and freedom: A slave’s predicament (Juan Francisco Manzano and Tomás Gutiérrez Alea). 14 June 2016.
- Latin American History Lecture jointly organized by the Global History Centre, the Rothermere American Institute and the Latin American Centre: Jose Moya (University of Columbia). The New World: Eurocentric label or valid historical category? 9 June 2016.
- Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Elisabeth Bolorinos (Trinity College, University of Oxford), 'La traza mora y judía de España:’ Urban spaces, hybrid identities, and the medieval Iberian past in narratives of the colonial campaigns in Morocco.' 31 May 2016.
- Latin American History Seminar: Jorge Cañizares (University of Texas, Austin), The Spanish Monarchy and the sons of Noah: The Bible and the Early-Modern Global History of race and purity of blood. 24 May 2016.
- Santander Visiting Fellow's Conference: Model Transitions? Rethinking the “success story” of Southern European democratization. Speakers include: Laurence Whitehead (Nuffield), Julio Crespo MacLennan (Cervantes Institute, London), Antonio Costa Pinto (ICS, Lisbon), Tom Buchanan (Kellogg, Oxford), and Othon Anastasakis (St. Antony’s, Oxford). Organizer: Maria Elena Cavallaro, 2015 – 2016 Santander Visiting Fellow at St Antony’s. 18 May 2016, European Studies Centre.
- Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Eduardo Tasis Moratinos (University of Central Lancashire), ‘Microrrelato: una hipótesis sobre su éxito actual’. 17 May 2016, Taylor Institution.
- Basque Visiting Fellow's Conference: Intellectuals and the Limits of the Neoliberal State in Globalisation (Migration, Terrorism, Populism). Convenor: Joseba Gabilondo, Basque Visiting Fellow 2015–2016. 10 May 2016, European Studies Centre.
- Sub-Faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Tomás Albaladejo (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), ‘Retórica, oratoria y literatura en la Edad de Oro española: discursos reales, discursos ficcionales’. 26 April 2016, Taylor Institution.
Hilary Term 2015
- Latin American History Seminar jointly organized with the Rothermere American Institute: Carrie Gibson, Migrants, monuments, and the emergence of a Hispanic History of the United States, 1900–1940. 3 March 2016.
- Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Jonathan Bradbury (Christ Church, Oxford), An experiment in culteranismo, an exercise in regret: Manuel de Faria e Sousa’s ‘No ha visto copia igual, dulce de amores’ (1621). 1 March 2016, Taylor Institution.
- Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Tyler Fisher (UCL) and María Ruiz Ortiz (Universidad de Córdoba), ‘Concepts of attention span in Golden Age Spain and some literary implications’. 23 February 2016, Taylor Institution.
- Graduate Students' Madariaga Series: Latin America and Europe: Hopes and challenges for a common future. Rebeca Grynspan, Ibero-American Secretary General. 22 February 2016.
- Oxford Spanish Play: Luces de bohemia [Bohemian Lights] play-reading. With an introduction by Dr. Laura Lonsdale. 15 February 2016, The Queen's College.
- Visiting Academics’ Seminar Series at the European Studies Centre: Maria Elena Cavallaro (2015-2016 Santander Visiting Fellow, St Antony's), Socialists in the Iberian Transitions to Democracy: Clues of an Unexpected Success Story. 9 February 2016.
- Graduate Students' Madariaga Series: Shall we dance? A time for pacts in Spanish politics. Raphael Minder, International New York Times correspondent to Spain and Portugal. 4 February 2016.
- Oxford Spanish Play: El juez de los divorcios [The Divorce Court Judge] play-reading to mark the 400th anniversary of Cervantes' death. 3 February 2016 at the Taylor Institution.
- Graduate Students' Madariaga Series: Two laboratory experiments on trust and institutions – inspired in Spain. Antonio Cabrales, professor of Economics at UCL. 11 February 2016.
- Sub-faculty of Spanish: Cervantes-Shakespeare 400th Anniversary Symposium. 28–29 January 2016:
- Sub-faculty of Spanish, Research Seminar: Paloma García-Bellido (St Cross College, Oxford), ‘Exploring the neuro-genetic basis of language in Spanish’. 19 January 2016, Taylor Institution.
- St Antony's College: A Memorial Seminar in Honour of Sir Raymond Carr. Speakers included: Margaret MacMillan, Malcolm Deas, María Jesús González, Juan Pablo Fusi, and Sebastian Balfour. 27 November 2015, Nissan Lecture Theatre.
- Sub-faculty of Spanish and the Cervantes Institute London: IV Foro Cervantes. Javier Cercas. 20 May 2015, The Taylor Institution.
- 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