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Scholarly Publications

Josep Pla: Seeing the World in the Form of Articles

June 2017

Josep Pla is Catalonia’s foremost twentieth-century prose writer.

Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient

May 2010

Though Alexander the Great lived more than seventeen centuries before the onset of Iberian expansion into Muslim Africa and Asia, he loomed large in the literature of late medieval and early modern...

A Memorandum for the President of the Royal Audiencia and Chancery Court of the City and Kingdom of Granada

November 2007

Conquered in 1492 and colonized by invading Castilians, the city and kingdom of Granada faced radical changes imposed by its occupiers throughout the first half of the sixteenth century—including...

Other Publications

When will European groups send flotillas to help people of North Korea and Syria?

July 2011

Freedom House’s Freedom in the World survey showcases an alarming decline in freedom, democracy and respect for human rights around the world for a fifth consecutive year.

News

Post Catalonia referendum

October 2017

Joan Ramon Resina, professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, and Comparative Literature, and the director of The Europe Center's Iberian Studies Program, shares his perspective on the...

The Europe Center June 2014 Newsletter

June 2014

The Europe Center June 2014 Newsletter

Spain's woes and Europe's

July 2012

Joan Ramon Resina, Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures and Director of the Europe Center's Iberian Studies Program, discusses the political and cultural roots of the Spanish financial...

Events

The Old Men in the Census: Inequality and Mobility in 18th Centruy Murcia

March 9, 2017

This workshop is part of the Economic History Workshop series in the Department of Economics and is co-sponsored by The Europe Center.

The Current Social and Political Challenges in Catalonia: An Unprecedented Process

October 7, 2016

The social and political process that a significant part of Catalan society is engaged in needs to be explained analyzing its origins some ten years ago and its current state of development.

Between Subversion and Containment: Flavius Josephus, the Jews, and 1492

April 15, 2015

To RSVP, please send email to luisrr@stanford.edu.  You may request a copy of the workshop paper at the same time.On March 27, 1492, a few days before the Edict that expelled the Jews from Spain,...