ANNUAL CONGRESS OF THE SOCIETY FOR
SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE HISTORICAL STUDIES
UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID
JULY 2-5, 2003
INFORMATION ON LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS
- LOCATION: The conference will take place in the
facilities of the Rectorado of the Facultad de Historia y Geografía
at the Universidad Complutense. The facility includes newly reconditioned
session rooms and a large lobby, all air conditioned.
- LOCAL TRANSPORTATION: The main transport node
near the university is Moncloa, at the south corner of the campus
at the end of Calle Princesa. It can be reached from the Madrid airport
by subway. Line 8 takes you from Aeropuerto station to Nuevos Ministerios,
where you transfer to line 6, the Circular. The 6 stops at Cuatro Caminos,
twice on campus, and at Moncloa. At Moncloa you can take the G Bus
(the stop is opposite the Ministerio del Aire), which circles the Facultad.
The F Bus, which begins at Cuatro Caminos, also circles the building.
The Colegio Mayor Santa Teresa (see accommodations) is a 10-15 minute walk
(or a short cab ride) from Moncloa and the same distance from the Facultad
de Historia y Geografía.
- ACCOMMODATIONS: With the sponsorship of the Universidad
Complutense we have arranged for a reservation procedure that offers reduced
rates (ca. Euros 90/night for a single) at 3 to 5 star hotels near the university.
More economical accommodations (Euros 25/day) are available at the Colegio
Mayor Santa Teresa.
- SOCIAL EVENTS: The Society has arranged three
major social events. On July 2 there will be a reception at the Byne
House, official residence of the U. S. Deputy Chief of Mission, Don Ramon
de la Cruz, 3. On July 3 we will have the annual banquet, which includes
an Homenaje to the founders of Modern Iberian History in the United States.
It will be held in the Casa de América on the Plaza de Cibeles.
On July 4 we will have an evening reception at the renovated Residencia de
Estudiantes of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.
At registration on July 2 you will be able to sign up for small tours of
the Sorolla Museum and the Museo de Artes Decorativas. Space is limited
and on a first-come basis.