Dr. Juan Ponce-Vázquez Publishes Islanders and Empire

Thursday, October 29 marks the publication launch of Dr. Juan José Ponce-Vázquez’s new book, Islanders and Empire: Smuggling and Political Defiance in Hispaniola, 1580–1690, from Cambridge University Press. Ponce-Vázquez’s study examines the complex role that smuggling played in the life of the Spanish Caribbean. With a rare focus on local peoples and communities, Islanders and Empire […]

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Dr. Daniel Riches to Deliver Keynote Lecture

University of Alabama Assistant Professor of History, Dr. Daniel Riches, will deliver the keynote lecture, entitled “Diplomacy and Cosmopolitanism,” at The Premodern Diplomats Network’s “Splendid Encounters: Diplomats and Diplomacy in Europe, 1500-1750” conference on September 20, at the Polish Academy of Sciences’ Institute of History, in Warsaw. The Premodern Diplomats Network is a organization for […]

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