Trinity 2018

Prof. Bienvenido Morros

(Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona)

Las serranas del Arcipreste de Hita y las pastorelas francesas

Session of MIMSS, Friday 25 May, 2018
Oscar Wilde Room, Magdalen College, Oxford, 5.00pm

(Coffee and tea will be served from 4.30)


On occasion on the publication of Roger Boase’s monograph, Secrets of Pinar's game: court ladies and courtly verse in fifteenth-century Spain (Leiden: Brill, 2017, 2 vols.), MIMSS will held a session on

Isabel I and her ladies: A literary court at play

(Old Law Library, Magdalen College, Friday 27 April, 2.30-6.00 pm)

2.30.- Dr. Juan-Carlos Conde (Magdalen College, Oxford & MIMSS)

Opening Remarks

2.45.- Prof. María Morrás (Universitat Pompeu Fabra & Magdalen College, Oxford)

Female literary courts: a field to be explored

3.20.- Dr Roger Boase (Queen Mary, University of London)

Historical Puzzles, Jousting Invenciones and Literary Games

4.00.- Dr Óscar Perea (University of Lancaster)

The Pinar Siblings: Love Songs and Word Games in the Catholic Monarchs’ 
Courtly Milieu (1480-1500)

4.40.- Prof. Antonio Chas Aguión (Universidade de Vigo)

Oficiales y poetas en el entorno de Catalina de Lancaster

5.20.- Discussion

6.00.- End of the Session

Trinity 2017

Colloquium on Hispanic Texts and Manuscripts

Oscar Wilde Room
Magdalen College, Oxford
Friday 2 June 2017 from 3.00pm

Tea and Coffee will be available from 2.45

3.00-3.45: Dr Barry Taylor (The British Library):

 Manuscript annotations in printed Refraneros

3.45-4.30: Ms Nuria Aranda García (Universidad de Zaragoza):

Los «Siete sabios de Roma», ¿de Hurus a Cromberger?

4.30-5.15: Professor Thomas Earle (University of Oxford):

 Steps towards a new edition of Rui de Pina, «Crónica de D. Afonso V»

5.15-5.30: Professor David Hook (University of Oxford):

MIMSS Manuscript Movements Reports: An Update


Professor Amaia Arizaleta

(Université de Toulouse-Jean Jaurès)

Communities of learning and Clerical literature in Castile 
(c. 1200)

Session of MIMSS, Friday 5 May 2017
Oscar Wilde Room, Magdalen College, 4.00pm

(Tea and Coffee will be served from 3.30pm) 

Hilary 2017

Prof Laura Delbrugge

(Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

The «Gamaliel’s» Progression from Devotional Manuscript to Banned Incunable: A Case Study of the Confluence of Spanish Printing, Popular Devotional Practices, and Inquisitorial Prohibition in the Sixteenth Century

Session of MIMSS, Friday 17 March 2017
Oscar Wilde Room, Magdalen College, 4.00pm

(Tea and Coffee will be served from 3.30pm) 

Michaelmas 2016


Ramon Llull’s life and work 700 years after his death

Vida i obra de Ramon Llull en els 700 anys de la seva mort

Colloquium coorganized by the Institut Ramon Llull and the Magdalen Iberian Medieval Studies Seminar (MIMSS)

Summer Common Room, Magdalen College, Oxford

Friday, 25 November 2016



10.30.- Opening remarks - Juan-Carlos Conde (Director of MIMSS, Tutorial Fellow in Spanish, Magdalen College)

11.00.- Lola Badia (Universitat de Barcelona): “To From Robert Pring-Mill to Ramon Llull, In Memoriam”

11.40.- Discussion

12.00.- Robert D. Hughes (Centre de Documentació Ramon Llull, Universitat de Barcelona): “Preliminary Remarks on Internal Discourse in Ramon Llull: Sources, Implications and Applications”

12.40.- Discussion

13.00.- End of the morning session

14.30.- Start of the afternoon session - Dominique De Courcelles (Ecole Nationale des Chartes-CNRS, Paris): “Acoger a Dios en la naturaleza: Llull, Subirachs, Vasarely?”

15.10.- Discussion

15.30.- Tea and coffee break

16.00.- Sarah Boss (University of Roehampton): “Finding God in the physical world: A comparison between Llull and Eriugena”

16.40.- Discussion

17.00.- Amador Vega (Universitat Pompeu Fabra): “Ramon Llull's aesthetic thought”

17.40.- Discussion

18.00.- Closing remarks

Trinity 2016

Prof. Tomás Albaladejo

(Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

Retórica medieval: de la textualidad a la representación

Session of MIMSS, Friday 10 June 2016

Lecture Room A, Magdalen College, 5:00pm