Conversos and Moriscos: possible entanglements

A new approach In contrast to the prevailing approach of viewing Converso and Morisco histories as separate or parallel at best, I include both in a shared narrative. In order to establish the shared narrative, I will employ the approach of entangled history as proposed by Michael Werner and Bénedicte Zimmermann. I have set myself … Weiterlesen Conversos and Moriscos: possible entanglements

Conference dos and don’ts – the organiser’s perspective

Conferences are challenging, exciting and exhausting. In addition to that, when you're the one organising the conference, they're also a lot of work. I just finished a conference I organised with my colleagues and I thought I list some of the things that make conferences better and some things that are better avoided. Let's start … Weiterlesen Conference dos and don’ts – the organiser’s perspective

Questions about writing (Part I)

Writing is fun. It is also difficult, stressful and at times, excrutiatingly bothersome. And every writer, be that in academia or in genres of fiction, is plagued by questions about the writing process. Recently I have asked myself three recurring questions which I can't answer ultimately but I think I have reached a point where … Weiterlesen Questions about writing (Part I)