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Johns Hopkins Search Deadline Extended

The search for an assistant or associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University seems to have been extended to January 17, 2012.

Thanks to Katie Harris for the tip.

Workshop: “Inventories and Courtly Spaces,” Lisbon, Jan 12-14, 2012

The Fundação Gulbenkian and the Palácio Nacional de Sintra are hosting a workshop on “Inventories and Courtly Spaces” Jan 12 (Gubenkian), 13-14 (Sintra). The workshop will focus on the methodological problems raised by inventories as sources for the analysis of space in courtly contexts between 1400 and 1700.

Thanks to Adam G. Beaver for the tip.

Coins from the Hispanic Society on Display at Sotheby’s, New York

The New York Times reports that the Hispanic Society is selling a collection of coins in order to raise money, and that some of the coins will be on display at Sotheby’s on Jan 3-6 and Jan 9, 2012.

Thanks to Ruth MacKay for the tip.

Job at St. Andrews, Scotland

St. Andrews is advertising for a lecturer in modern history, 1500-1900, on Europe and the wider world. Emily Michelson, of St. Andrews, tells me that they would welcome someone doing Iberian topics.

Reviews in the JEMH 15.6, 2011

The Journal of Early Modern History 15.6 (2011) has several reviews of interest:

Elisa Andretta reviews Health and Medicine in Habsburg Spain: Agents, Practices, Representations, ed. Jon Arrizabalaga, Teresa Huguet-Termes, and Harold J. Cook (Wellcome Trust, 2009).

Tamar Herzog reviews Elvira Vilches, New World Gold: Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain (University of Chicago, 2010).

Laura Lisy-Wagner reviews Stuart B. Schwartz, All Can Be Saved: Religious Toleration and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic (Yale, 2009) and Benjamin J. Kaplan, Divided by Faith: Religious Conflict and the Practice of Toleration in Early Modern Europe (Harvard, 2010).

2010 Books I Missed: Part 6

Barnaby Rogerson, The Last Crusaders: The Hundred-Year Battle for the Centre of the World (Overlook Press, 2010).

Other Voices: Readings in Spanish Philosophy, ed. John R. Welch (University of Notre Dame Press, 2010).

New in Paperback: Late 2011

Carla Rahn Phillips, The Treasure of the San José: Death at Sea in the War of the Spanish Succession (Johns Hopkins, 2007).

Alexandra Parma Cook and Noble David Cook, The Plague Files: Crisis Management in Sixteenth-Century Seville (LSU Press, 2009).

Ian Almond, Two Faiths, One Banner: When Muslims Marched with Christians across Europe’s Battlefields (Harvard, 2009).

Robert Irwin, The Alhambra (Harvard, 2004).

Linda A. Newson and Susie Minchin, From Capture to Sale: The Portuguese Slave Trade to Spanish South America in the Early Seventeenth Century (Brill, 2007).

Peter H. Wilson, The Thirty Years War: Europe’s Tragedy (Harvard, 2009).

David B. Ruderman, Early Modern Jewry: A New Cultural History (Princeton, 2010).

Hispania Sacra 63, no. 128 (2011)

This fall’s Hispania Sacra is a special issue: “La Iglesia, el clero y la problemática de los curatos, del régimen colonial a las repúblicas independientes,” with several articles for us, and also reviews:

Lucrecia Raquel Enríquez and Rodolfo Aguirre Salvado, “Introducción.”

Miriam Moriconi, “El curato de naturales en Santa Fe. Río de la Plata. Siglos XVII-XVIII.”

Salvador Aguirre Salvador, “Más allá de los altares. Un obispo de Felipe V frente al régimen de ingresos parroquiales en Yucatán, 1715−1728.”

María Teresa Álvarez Icaza Longoria, “La reorganización del territorio parroquial de la arquidiócesis de México durante la prelacía de Manuel Rubio y Salinas (1749-1765).”

Fernando Aguerre Core, “Ni explotación ni utopía: un proyecto ilustrado en el corazón de América del Sur.”

Rebeca López Mora, “La intervención e intromisión de los curas en los pueblos de indios en el periodo borbónico: Naucalpan y Tlalnepantla.”

María Carmela Velázquez Bonilla, “Los cambios político-administrativos en la diócesis de Nicaragua y Costa Rica. De las reformas borbónicas a la independencia.”

Alexandre Coello de la Rosa, “Colonialismo y santidad en las Islas Marianas: la sangre de los mártires (1668-1676).”

Reviews:

Emilio Mitre Fernández reviews Sánchez Herrero, José: Historia de la Iglesia en España e Hispanoamérica. Desde los inicios hasta el siglo xxI (Madrid: Sílex 2008).

Enrique García Hernán reviews the Conde De Floridablanca, Cartas desde Roma para la extinción de los jesuitas: correspondencia julio 1772 – septiembre 1774, ed. Enrique Giménez López (Universidad de Alicante: 2009).

NEH Summer Seminar 2012 in Barcelona: Muslim-Christian-Jewish Mediterranean

The National Endowment for the Humanities is sponsoring a Summer Seminar, July 2-July 27, 2012, for college and university professors, entitled, “Networks and Knowledge: Synthesis and Innovation in the Muslim-Christian-Jewish Medieval Mediterranean.”

The seminar is being run by co-Directors Brian Catlos and Sharon Kinoshita, co-directors of the Mediterranean Seminar. Application due March 1, 2012.

Restorations in the Prado

El País had an article on Dec 2, 2011, on the completions of major restorations/cleanings of some paintings and sculptures, including some by Velázquez.