The Maius Masterclass: Inaugural Event with Dr Hilary Macartney, 26 June 2020, 4pm on Zoom

This series of masterclasses encourages creative dialogue between early-career and established scholars. We have invited historians of art and culture who have challenged established classifications, chronologies and geographies. Discussing texts and objects from their research, they will share experiences of investigating the Iberian and Latin American past, reflect on their academic journeys, and provide both intellectual and practical advice.

In particular, we hope to consider how neglected histories can be brought to the surface, even when such explorations are hindered by structural factors, namely the classification of documents in archives, the obstacles or prohibitions placed on the study of certain materials, and the protection of some categories of visual, textual and material artefacts at the expense of others.

Our inaugural event, ‘Reception and Reproduction’, will take place on 26 June 2020, 4–5pm on Zoom. We are very excited to welcome Dr Hilary Macartney, Project Director of The Stirling Maxwell Research Project, University of Glasgow. Please click here to join (please note you will be asked to register and download Zoom, so we recommend you sign up in advance). You can use your PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device.

Other meetings in this series will be:

10 July 2020

Prof. Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras, Professor of Art History, University of Santiago de Compostela

17 July 2020

Dr Lisa Blackmore, Senior Lecturer in Art History and Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Essex

24 July 2020

Dr Caroline Dodds Pennock, Senior Lecturer in International History, University of Sheffield

31 July 2020

Prof. Susan Boynton, Professor of Music and Historical Musicology, Columbia University

The series is kindly supported by an Hispanex Grant from the Spanish Ministry of Culture and SPAIN Arts & Culture/Embassy of Spain in London.

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