Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies
37th Annual Meeting
Radisson Plaza, Lexington, Kentucky
April 6-9, 2006

SSPHS invites session and paper proposals on any aspect of Iberian history. Individual paper proposals should include a one-page abstract and a one-page c.v. Session proposals should include a brief statement about the session as a whole, a c.v. for each member of the session, and one-page abstracts for each paper. Please include any requests for audio/visual equipment or other special requirements with the abstract.

We also welcome any volunteers to chair and/or comment on sessions. Please send a c.v. when you contact the program chair.

Some highlights already planned for the program include our plenary speaker, medievalist Adeline Rucquoi, (L’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France) and a session on recent trends in Spanish history.

The deadline for submitting proposals is: Friday, October 21, 2005 . Please note that this deadline is earlier than in recent years.

Please mail proposals to:
Gretchen Starr-LeBeau, Program Chair
1715 Patterson Office Tower
Department of History
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0027

Participants are required to be members of SSPHS. Students presenting their first paper receive a free membership for the first year, but must still submit the necessary paperwork. Questions about membership may be directed to Constance Mathers, at

Any questions can be directed to Gretchen Starr-LeBeau at 859-257-1043 or

updated Sept. 10, 2005