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Les agents de la censure dans l’Espagne des XVIe et XVIIe siècle

Los agentes de la censura en la España de los siglos XVI y XVII

Mathilde Albisson (ED 122 ‒ CRES-LECEMO – Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle) Con el apoyo de École Doctorale 122 Europe latine – Amérique Latine


  • María José Vega Ramos (Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona)
  • Javier Burguillo (Universidad de Barcelona)
  • Álvaro Bustos Tauler (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
  • Cesc Esteve (Universitat de Barcelona)
  • Héctor Urzáiz Tortajada (Universidad de Valladolid)
  • Jimena Gamba Corradine (Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona)
  • Laura Beck Varela (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona)

Encounters, Rights, and Sovereignty in the Iberian empires, (15th-19th centuries)

Call for papers – University of Évora, Portugal, 24-25 May 2018

The Iberian colonization processes in Asia, Africa and the Americas involved several types of encounters between colonizers and native peoples, as well as rivalries among these and other European colonial powers. These encounters often took the shape of conflicts and confrontations, but they also often happened amidst dynamics of negotiation and accommodation. The Portuguese and the Castilian crowns both tried to regulate these encounters and relationships. Among the many strategies they used was the development of legal norms, partially aimed at assuring some kind of rights to native populations and to the colonial populations that gradually evolved in many different ways (the rights to live, to physical integrity, to land, gender rights, trading rights, citizenship rights, etc.). The implementation, reception, negotiation and everyday use of these norms shaped the way colonial societies developed and defined their own identities. But they also had an impact on the type and extension of sovereignty that each of the Iberian empires was able to built-up in their colonial territories. Continuer la lecture de Encounters, Rights, and Sovereignty in the Iberian empires, (15th-19th centuries)