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Conference Programme

Friday 7 November

8.10 CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS COLLECTED FROM ANGEL HOTEL

 

9.00-9.15 Coffee and Registration

9.15-9.30 Welcome

Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick)

 

Chair: Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick)

9.30-10.30 Magali Carrera (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth), ‘From the History of the

Conquest to the Conquest of History: Re-contextualizing Mexico's History’

 

10.30-10.45 Coffee 

 

Chair: Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick)

10.45-11.45 Jorge Myers (Universidad Nacional de Quilmes), ‘Historical Discourse in the River Plate’

11.45-12.45 Joanna Crow (University of Bristol), ‘Civilising the Barbarians: Historical Writing and

the Araucanians’

 

1.00-2.00 Lunch

 

Chair: Guy Thomson (University of Warwick)

2.00-3.00 Catherine Davies (University of Nottingham), ‘Rafael María de Labra, La pérdida de

las Américas (1869): A View from Spain’

3.00-4.00 Nicola Miller (University College London), ‘Herder and the Writing of History in

Spanish America’

 

4.00-4.30 Tea

 

Chair: Valerie Fraser (University of Essex)

4.30-5.30 Beatriz González-Stephan (Rice University), ‘The Panoramic Gaze: Disciplinamiento

de las Masas e Historia Patria’

 

RETURN TO LEAMINGTON SPA

7.45 GATHER IN LOBBY OF ANGEL HOTEL TO WALK TO RESTAURANT

8.00 Dinner, Oscar’s Restaurant, Chandos Street, Leamington Spa

 

Saturday 8 November

8.40 CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS COLLECTED FROM ANGEL HOTEL

Chair: Mauricio Nieto (Universidad de los Andes)

9.30-10.30 Matthew Brown (University of Bristol), ‘Daniel O’Leary and the Writing of Exile’

10.30-11.30 Clément Thibaud (Université de Nantes), ‘Los Usos Revolucionarios de la Historia

Sagrada’

 

11.30-11.45 Coffee

 

Chair: Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick)

11.45-12.45 Cecilia Méndez Gastelumendi (University of California at Santa Barbara), ‘The

Proscribed Hero: The Silencing of Túpac Amaru in the Creole Historiography of Peru’

 

1.00-2.00 Lunch

 

Chair: Helen Cowie (University of Warwick)

2.00-3.00 Natalia Sobrevilla Perea (University of Kent), ‘Soldier and Scribe: Manuel de

Mendiburu and the Writing of Biography in 19th-century Peru’

3.00-4.00 Ori Preuss (Tel Aviv University), ‘A Place in History, A History in Place: Spanish

American Pasts and Brazilian Self-interpretations’

 

4.00-4.15 Tea

Chair: Anthony McFarlane (University of Warwick)

4.15-5.15 Sergio Mejia (Universidad de los Andes), ‘Latin American Historicism and the History of History’

5.15-5.30 Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick), Closing Remarks

Lucas Alaman

 

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