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Habsburg Roundels

Incest and the Habsburgs

It is a great pleasure to welcome Geoffrey Parker, Andreas Dorpalen Professor of European History at Ohio State University, back to the Centre for another special guest lecture. Geoffrey is a leading specialist in early modern Spain, military and global history. All welcome, followed by a wine reception to be held in the Wilkins Garden Room. More...

Starts: Oct 21, 2015 5:00:00 PM


The Centre's First Edited Volume

Due for publication by the end of this year a selection of some of the best work arising from the Centre's activities from Ashgate. See advert...


Seventeenth-Century Fiction: Text and Transmission

Three members of the Centre (Isabelle Moreau, Thibaut Maus de Rolley and Alexander Samson) are participating in a project funded by the British Academy, which seeks to examine the transnational exchanges that drove forward the development of new forms of prose fiction. See our blog for posts, book of the month and bibliographies.

The Black Legend and Spanish Identity in Golden Age Theatre 1580 - 1665

The Centre is one of five institutions alongside the Universities of Amsterdam, Basel, Munster and Pamplona participating in a project on the ways that Spain responded to the leyenda negra after 1580. It is funded by Holland's NWO under their Internationalization of the Humanities scheme and will run from January 2013 until the end of 2016. For further details contact Alexander Samson.

UCL Dutch has developed an online resource for the History of the Low Countries: