CFP: Medicine, Literature and Culture in the Early Modern Hispanic World

International Conference on ‘Medicine, Literature and Culture in the Early Modern Hispanic World’, University of St Andrews, Scotland, 3-5 July, 2017

Conference Aims:


To bring together experts in medicine, literature, history, and related or connected disciplines, 

including the visual arts, to share research and ideas with a focus on medicine and its role in 

the Spanish-speaking world in the fifteenth through eighteenth centuries.  The aim is also to 

foster an interdisciplinary approach to answering questions that have arisen in the research 

focus stated above, and propose future collaborations.


Confirmed  plenary speakers:


Dr Alexander Samson, University College London

Dr María Luz López-Terrada, I.n.g.e.n.i.o. (CSIC – Universitat Politècnica de València)

Prof M. Pierre Civil, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3

Prof Christoph Strosetzki, Universität Münster


To propose a paper:


Topics from a wide range of perspectives and disciplines are welcome, provided they maintain 

their focus on medicine and the Spanish-speaking world in the fifteenth through eighteenth 

centuries. Papers may be given in English or Spanish. Please send in a 200 word abstract, 

including title, in Microsoft Word format to Dr Ted Bergman: Panel 

proposals will also be considered.  Please be sure to include your name, title, institution and 

e-mail address in you proposal. The deadline is 15 December, 2016.


Conference website:


Conference organised by: Dr Ted L L Bergman and Prof María Luisa Lobato.


Sponsoring organisations: University of St Andrews, Grupo PROTEO (Universidad de Burgos), 

CRES (Centre de Recherche sur l’Espagne des XVIe et XVIIe Siècles, Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3)