I Symposium


Nineteenth-Century Hispanists Symposium

             Livingstone Tower Room 5.09

            Friday 6th/Saturday 7 th May 2011

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland


12.00 - 13.00             Conference Registration 

10:00 – 11:30:

Law and Order

             Alison Sinclair (University of Cambridge)

‘The Growth of Wrongdoing’

             Natalia Sobrevilla (University of Kent)

                   ‘Statebuilding and Institution Building: The Army and the National Guard in Nineteenth-Century                         Peru’

             Mark Lawrence (University of Liverpool)

                                ‘Warfare and Society: A Study of the First Carlist War (1833-40)’


11:30 – 12:00: Refreshment Break


12:00 - 13:30:


             Geraldine Lawless  (University of Strathclyde)

‘Backwards Spain Looks Forward’

             Richard Cleminson (University of Leeds)

                                ‘Between Medical Knowledge and Identity: Sodomites, Inverts and Hermaphrodites in                                                                    Nineteenth-Century Spain’

             Marcelo Frías Núñez (Universidad Carlos III)

                                ‘Ciencia y sociedad en la España del siglo XIX’


13:30 – 14:30: LUNCH (a list of nearby restaurants will be provided)


14:30 – 16:00:

Religious Practice 

             Juan Antonio Inarejos Muñoz (Instituto de Historia-CSIC)

‘Las órdenes religiosas en el colonialismo español’

             Gregorio Alonso (University of Leeds)

                                ‘The Religious Question in Nineteenth-Century Spanish Politics: An International Perspective’

             Guy Thomson (University of Warwick)

                                ‘Subalterns, Catholicism and Modernity in Mexico and Southern Spain, 1856-1876’


16:00 – 16:30: Refreshment Break



Origins, Aesthetics and Civilization

             Luis G. Martinez del Campo (Universidad de Zaragoza)

‘En busca del primer hispanista británico’

             Angel Smith (University of Leeds)

‘The Origins of Catalan Nationalism’

             Oscar Vázquez (University of Illinois at Urbana)

                                ‘The Demands of History: Revisions and Restitutions in Spanish Nineteenth-Century Painting’

             Peter Cooke (Independent researcher)

‘Hegel in reverse: Concepts of Civilisation and Barbarity in Early Nineteenth-        Century Spain’


10:00- 11:00:

The Universal

             Adrian Shubert (York University, Canada)

Integrating Nineteenth-Century Spain into World History: An Example’

             Andrew Ginger (University of Stirling)

                                ‘The Universal in Culture: Some Suggestions’


11:00 – 11:30: Refreshment Break


11:30 – 13:00:

Communications and Networks

             Rhian Davies (University of Sheffield)

‘The Use (and Abuse?) of the Nineteenth-Century Press’

             Henriette Partzsch (University of St. Andrews)

‘Women Writers and the Politics of the Network’

             Juan Carlos Sánchez Illán (Universidad Carlos III)

                                ‘Prensa y política en la España del siglo XIX’


13:00 – 13:30: Refreshment Break


13:30 – 14:30:


             Elisa Martí-López (Northwestern University)‘

‘The Culture of Death and Urban Design in Barcelona, 1819-1914’

             Raquel Esther Sánchez García (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

‘Los funerales de Quintana y la búsqueda de un ritual cívico’




Open Discussion

             Chairs: Andrew Ginger and Gregorio Alonso

             Nineteenth-Century Hispanism Network: Directions and Collaborations


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