Leonor ZOZAYA: CURRICULUM VITAE
Leonor Zozaya (Madrid, Spain, 1975) has a History Ph.D at the Complutense University of Madrid (=UCM), Spain (Europeus Doctorate) where she has taught Palaeography, Diplomatics, Epigraphy and Numismatics as Assistant Professor (2006-2011). She also teaches Paleography at the Fundación Ciencias de la Documentación (online), and at the Estudio de Técnicas Documentales (online and tutorials included).
After her Master in History in 1998, she started her research career due to a series of contracts and scholarships (FPU-MEC, I3P-CSIC, Doctoral Caja Madrid, a contract as hispanic palaeographer, etc.), at the Dept. of Historiographic Techniques and Sciences at the UCM, and at the Institute of History of the Superior Council of Scientific Research (CSIC). She completed her studies two months in the Saint John’s College of Cambridge (2001) and twelve months the EHESS CRH of the CNRS, in Paris (2002-2003). She is also interested in archive management. She has participated in the computerization and description of documents of the Historical Military Archive (Spain). More recently I gained an archival management scholarship (“FormArte”, MECD, 2012-2013), at the Archive of the National Library of Spain. I have also been employed as archivist at the Historical National Archive (Madrid), working on the archives digitalization for the network PARES (2012). At the present she has a postdoctoral Fellowship at the Centro de História da Sociedade e da Cultura (CHSC) of the Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal).
Since 2011 is a member of the MMEDIS Reasearch Team (Medieval Medicine Documents Identification System). As a result of her research se has published more than forty articles and chapter books, amongst which the monography: Papers, Notarial Offices and Archives: Scriveners of the Madrid Town Hall (1557-1610), CSIC, 2011.
She has participated in many national and foreign conferences as author of main lectures and as scientific support personnel. As a consequence of her collaboration in the organization of some of them she is co-editor of the following volumes: VIII Jornadas Científicas sobre Documentación de la Hispania Altomedieval (Madrid, UCM, 2009); IX Jornadas Científicas sobre Documentación: La muerte y sus testimonios escritos (Madrid, UCM, 2011) y IX Jornadas Científicas sobre Documentación: el calendario y la datación histórica, UCM, 2012. During some years she was a member of the Technical Committee of the journal Documenta & Instrumenta (2007-2010).
She has worked along the following research lines: Town- Hall archives and scriveners of the Township during the Early Modern period, History of Madrid (Spain), Literacy, the Spanish Inquisition, History of the mentalities and popular religiosity.
* CURRICULUM VITAE, EXTENDED VERSION *
(Last Update: 2012)
2008: PHD in History, UCM, at the Department of Historiographical Techniques, European Doctor, Magna Cum Laude. Thesis: The Archive of the Madrid Township during the Early Modern Age (1556-1606).
1998-2000: M.A. courses in Sciences and Historiographical Techniques, UCM.
1993-1998: B. A. in History, specialisation in Sciences and Historiographical Techniques, UCM.
A. BOOKS, AUTHOR
2008: The Archive of the Madrid Township during the Early Modern Age (1556-1606), Madrid, UCM, 2008.
2011: Papers, Notarial Offices and Archives: Scriveners of the Madrid Town Hall (1557-1610), CSIC,Madrid.
Forthcoming: At the service of the Town Hall. The Madrid Town Archive in the Early Modern Age.
2009, VIII Scientific Symposium on Early Medieval Documentation in Spain, Madrid, UCM, 344 pp.
2011, IX Scientific Symposium on Documentation: Death and its Written Testimonies, Madrid, UCM, 403 pp.
2011: X Scientific Symposium on Documentation: The Calendar and Historic Dating, UCM, Madrid.
C. ARTICLES (PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS)
1996 (Coauthor & M. Zozaya) “The Evolution of two bakery houses in Early Modern Madrid”, pp. 241-250, Early Modern History Notebooks, pp. 241-250, Cuadernos de Historia Moderna, 17, pp. 217-267.
2001 “Some clarifications regarding William Foquel, a printer of the 16th Century”, Torre de los Lujanes, 43, pp. 189-203.
2005 [Coauthor, & 4704 team) “Climate, technology and power. Madrid, 1561-1598”, Early Modern History Review, 23, pp. 135-184.
2005 [Coauthor, & 4704) “The Madrid Town Council Scriveners, 1561-1598”, Cuadernos de Historia de España, LXXIX, pp. 167-201.
2008 & 2011 “Familial Practices in the Transmission of Notarial Titles in the Town hall of Madrid in the Late 16th and Early 17th Centuries”, published twice (asked by the edithors):
*2008, in the Review: New World New Worlds, Nouveau Monde Mondes Nouveaux (Nuevo Mundo Mundos Nuevos) .
*2011, in J. CONTRERAS (ed.), R. SÁNCHEZ-IBAÑEZ (comp.): Familias, poderes y conflictos, Murcia, pp. 155-169.
2008 “Periodisations in the History of Archivistic: a revision Refered to the Spanish Early Modern Age”, Documenta et Instrumenta, 6, pp. 119-145.
2009 “The developement of fields using a Virtual Space in Internet”, Relada (Electronic Review of ADA), Vol. 3 (3), pp. 240-248.
2010 “Documental Investigations to Narrate the History of Saint Isidor. Procedure for the Canonization Begun in 1562”, Prisma Social, Revista de Ciencias Sociales, 4.
2011 “Buildings for a canonization: thoughts on the places of remembrance and for cult in honour of Saint Isidor the Peasant”, Early Modern Age. Electronic Review of Early Modern History, vol. 7, nº 22, pp. 1-28.
2011 “Scriveners and the Loss of Notarial Documents”, The Work of Scriveners in the Golden Age, Litterae, pp. 145-151.
2011 “Crypto-Jewish Women’s Habits and Male Transgressions. The Analysis of Inquisition Sources During the Transition from the Middle Ages to the Modern Period”, Feminists Investigations, nº 2, pp. 355-377.
2012 “Sources for Municipal Documentation and the Archive of the Madrid Town Council. Books of Records, Diffusion of the Information and Document Conservation”, In Medieval Spain, nº 35, pp. 349-365.
2012: “Primary Source Documentation in the Internet as a Double-Edged Weapon in Historical Studies. A Futuristic Essay”, Information Methods [MEI, Métodos de información ], vol 3, nº 4, pp. 117-125.
Forthcomming “Reflections on the Scriveners of the Madrid Town Hall in the Early Modern Age”.
Forthcoming “The Dispersion and the Recovery of Municipal Documentation in Madrid in the Early Modern Period”, Journal of History, Literature, Science and Tecnology (JAHLST).
D. BOOK CHAPTERS (PEER REVIEWED)
2009 “A Thorn in the Community: Popular Religious Practice and Converso Dissidence in the District of Molina de Aragon”, in The Conversos and Moriscos in Late Medieval Spain and Beyond, I. Brill, Leyden, pp. 161-186.
2011“Historiography, Sources and History of the Municipal Archive of Madrid during the Transition from the Middle Ages to the Modern Period” , in Almudayna. A Historiographical reflection on the History of Madrid in the Middle Ages, pp. 141-165, Madrid.
Fortcomming “The Displacement of the Council Scriveners around Madrid”, Madrid’s Landscape. From Muhammad I to Philip II.
Forthcoming “Notarial Offices, Documents and the Archives of Madrid at the Beginning of Early Modern Age: Material and Symbolic Aspects” in Material Culture in the Madrid Area in the Middle Ages, Madrid, Almudayna.
Forthcoming “Misplaced Documents. The Scriveners who were Losing their titles of trade (1564-1598)”, in Tribute to José Manuel Ruiz Asencio, in Homenaje a José Manuel Ruiz Asencio, University of Valladolid, in press.
E. SYMPOSIA PROCEEDINGS
1998 [Coauthor with M. Zozaya] “The Alms’ Receipts: an Unusual Source for the Historiography of Death in the Early Modern Age”, Signo Review: Proceedings of the II Congress of the History of Written Culture, pp. 257-267.
2002 “The Royal Monastery of Saint Dominic of Madrid as Keeper of a Municipal Archive Chest During the Reign of Philip II”, in Church and Religiosity in Spain. History and Archives, Guadalaxara, ANABAD, t. III, pp. 1513-1526.
2004 “Decline of Economical Power due to the Loss of Documents in the Municipal Archives of Madrid in the Time of Philip”, in: F. J. Aranda (coord.): Rural word in Early Modern Spain, FEHM, pp. 1295-1306.
2007 “Funeral Ceremonies as a Means of Entering the Catholic Religion: Other Sources, in Leisure and Daily Life in the Early Modern Hispanic World, Seville Univ., pp. 353-366.
2012 “The Municipal Chests with three Keys in the Early Modern Age: Archive Chests or Money Chests?”, Acts of the XIV National Numismatic Congress, SIAEN, Madrid, pp. 997-1012.
2012 “Municipal Archives at the Service of its Owner. The case of Municipal archives Against Royal Transfers”, Proceedings of the FEHM. Tribute to D. Antonio Domínguez Ortiz in the Centenary of its Birth, Granda, Universidad, 2012, pp. 899-911.
(Forthcoming) “La sencillez en el discurso docente para facilitar el aprendizaje”, Simplicity in the Teaching Discourse in Order to Facilitate the Learning Process, Acts of the IV Congress of Educational Innovation, Complutense University, Madrid, UCM.
(Forthcoming) Leonor Zozaya: “A Seventeenth-Century Censored Manuscript. The necessity of writing forbidden toughts,” in Proceedings of the III Silenced Writings International Congress (CIES), Universidad de Alcalá de Henares.
F. ENCICLOPAEDIA ARTICLES
(2005) words Archive: pp. 692-697, voz Alcarria: pp. 234-235; voz Fortress, palace: pp. 235-237, word Alcobendas: pp. 241-242; word Alcocer, Hernando: p. 242; word Hannibal: p. 564, word Attila: p. 907, In: C. Alvar (dir.), A. Alvar & F. Sevilla (coords.): Great Cervantine Enciclopaedia, 1, Madrid, Castalia.
(2006) word Belmonte de Tajo, in C. Alvar (dir.), A. Alvar & F. Sevilla (coords.): Great Cervantine Enciclopaedia, 2, Madrid, Castalia, pp. 1259-1260.
G. BOOK REWIEWS
2004, D. NAVARRO: The Archive’s Image: Representation and Functions in Spain (16th and 17th Centuries), Hispania, vol. LXIV/2, 217, pp. 775-777.
2010, A. PINTADO: The Fundamentals of Latin Epigraphy, Documenta & Instrumenta 8, pp. 193-194.
2010, L. SAMPEDRO: Scriveners and Notarial Records of Gijon in 16th Century, Documenta & Instrumenta 8, pp. 206-208.
2011, F. MUÑOZ BOX: The Measurement of Time in History. Calendars and Clocks, Documenta & Instrumenta 9.
H. TRADUCTIONS OF ARTICLES (ENGLISH-SPANISH)
1999, Article of J. J. de Jong: “Visible power: Town Cuncils and Political Culture in the Early Modern Dutch Republic”, Torre de los Lujanes, 40, pp. 275- 294.
2000 (With M. Zozaya) Article of Damian Smith: “The Motive for and Significance of the Coronation of Peter II of Aragon”, Hispania, vol. 60/1, 204, pp. 163-179.
I. SCIENTIFIC REVIEWS, TECHNICAL COMITTEE
Vocal, Technical Comittee, Documenta & Instrumenta , years 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (nums. 5-8)
OTHER ACADEMIC/ PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
1999: Contracted as palaeographer to transcribe the Book of Records of the City Hall Madrid from 1561 to 1598 (collaborating on the project “Madrid in the time of Philip II: study of the Madrid City Hall Records,” for the city council.
1996-1998: Cataloguing and Computerization of documents of the Central Military Archive, Madrid. Coord.: Dr. A. Riesco Terrero.
2004: Researcher for the project The Spanish Atlas of Popular Culture, published by Sinsentido (in press)
2010: Advisor in the revision of the palaeographic transcription of the plays: Auto de los Reyes Magos (from the 12th and 13th century texts) and Dança da Morte (16th and 17th century texts). Classical theatre company Nao d’Amores (Dir. A. Zamora)
Forthcoming: Researcher with film producer V. Perez Herrero on the historical film The Loser is to Blame (the War).
DISTINCTIONS OTHER THAN DEGREES
2008: Mention of distinction in the Young Investigators Prize, Fundación Española de Historia Moderna (FEHM), for my work “The Scriveners of the Madrid Town Hall and Municipal Documents in the Late Middle Ages”.
Participation in Investigation Projects
1998 -2000: “Madrid in the Time of Philip II: Study of the Town Hall Records”, Dept. Early Modern History, (CEH, later IH), CSIC. Dir.: Dr. A. Alvar.
2001-2002: “Urban Identity and Social Groups. Madrid 1550-1650”,CAM, IH-CSIC. Dir.: Dr. A. Alvar.
2001 -2004: “The Spanish Monarchy and Urban Identity (16th to 18th century)”, MEC, IH- CSIC. Dir.: Dr. A. Alvar.
2002 -2003: “Madrid in the Modern Period: Social and Economic Repercussions of the Estabishment of the Royal Court”, CAM, IH – CSIC. Dir.: Prof. Dr. A. Alvar.
2003 – 2004 – “The family in the Madrid Social Context: 1550-1650”, CAM, IH – CSIC. Dir.: Dr. A. Alvar.
2003-2004: “Culture and Profession in Madrid, 16th to 17th Century”, CAM – Fondo Social Europeo, IH, CSIC. Dir.: Dr. A. Alvar.
2004-2005: “Cervantes and his Social and Economic Activites: New Information for the Reconstruction of Several Environments”, CAM, IH, CSIC. Dir.: Dr. A. Alvar.
2004-2008: “Cervantes and his Age: Theory and Practice of Scientific Communication”, MEC, IH – CSIC. Dir.: Dr. A. Alvar.
2009-2010: “New Didactic and Evaluative Strategies for Studying the Historiographic Science and Techniques”, Dep. SSHHTT (UCM).
Participation in Investigation Groups
1998-2008: Member of the Scientific Investigation Team 4704, associated with the Institute of History, CSIC. Dir.: Dr. Alfredo Alvar.
2002-2003: Member of the Groupe de Recherches Hispaniques, Ecole de Hautes en Sciences Sociales (París), Centre de Recherches Historiques (CRH), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Dir.: Dr. Bernard Vincent.
Since 2008: Member of the group“Literary Sources for Women’s History”, UCM – Universidad Politécnica, Dir. Cristina Segura Graiño.
Since 2011: Member of the MMEDIS Reasearch Team (Medieval Medicine Documents Identification System), Dir.: Yonsoo Kim.
Visiting research experience:
2003: École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris.
2002: École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris.
2001: Saint John’s College, University of Cambridge. England.
2006-2011. Assistent Professor (“Profesor Ayudante”), Department of Sciences and Historiographical Techniques (Palaeography, Diplomatic, Epigraphy, Numismatics) and Archeology, Complutense University Madrid, Spain.
Teaching at UCM in the following subjects (2006-2011)
1. Palaeography, Diplomatic, Epigraphy, Numismatics; 2. Palaeography, Diplomatic, Epigraphy and Numismatics; 3. Palaeography and Diplomatic complementary Studies; 3. Epigraphy and Numismatics, an Introduction; 4. Epigraphy and Numismatics of the Classical World; 5. Epigraphy and Numismatics of the Medieval World; 6. Medieval Diplomatic; Transcription of Medieval Texts; 7. Transcription of Modern Texts; Archival Sciences; 8. Documental Sources, Libraries and Museums.
Teaching Palaeography and document analysis outside the university (tutorials):
2011: Course “Palaeography of the 15th and 16th Century”, Estudio de Técnicas Documentales – ETD (Madrid), 20 hs.
2012: Course “Palaeography of the 15th and 16th Century”, Estudio de Técnicas Documentales – ETD (Madrid), 20 hs.
Teaching Palaeography and document analysis on line:
2011 “Internet in History. Electronic Document Sources and Resources for Historical Investigation”, 10 hs (FCD).
2011 “Form and Word. Introduction to Palaeography. Fundamental Notions for Approaching Ancient Writing”, 10 hs. (FCD).
2011 “Palaeography from the 15th to 18th Century”, Estudio de Técnicas Documentales-ETD, 40 hs. lectivas.
GUEST LECTURES AND SYMPOSIUMS
A. Guest lectures
2001, “The Archive of the City”, Scientific Meeting: Urban Identity and social groups in Early Modern Spain”, Dir.: A. Alvar; at Hoffmeyer Institute (CSIC), Jaraíz de la Vera (Cáceres).
2006 “Creation of Archives at the Town Hall Notary’s Office of Madrid (1561-1598)”, Open Seminars of the Early Modern History Department of CSIC (History Institute, IH, CSIC), 22/06/2006.
2011 “From Madrid to Heaven. Testaments as a Source for the History of Mentalities in the 16th and 17th Centuries”, ACPA, Madrid.
2011 “The Intercultural Phenomenon of Saint Isidor in History. Sources for its Study”, An Intercultural Project, Univ. de Gavie (Sweden)- Univ. Center La Salle (Spain), 1 ECTS credit.
2011 “Writting Sources for Studying the History of Attitudes to Death ”, ACCFLL, Madrid.
2011 “Saint Isidor the Peasant. History, Religiosity, Written Sources and Oral Tradition”, ACPA, Madrid.
2011 “The Myth and Reality of Document Conservation in the Early Modern Age”, Madrid.
2012 (Videoconference): “Written Memory and preservation of documentation. Teory and Practice about Documental Keeping”, to wacht it, click here, Socialbiblio, Madrid
Forthcoming, “Documents, Archives and Notarial Offices. Document Conservation from the 16th to 18th Century”, ACCFLL, Madrid.
B. Conferences and Panels at international meetings
2006, Coauthor with 4704 Team: “Social Cohesion an Inmigration in Madrid: the City and the Court, 1550-1650”, Int. Conf: Metropolis and State in Early Modern Europe (c. 1400-1800), Univ. of Amsterdam & Centre for Metropolitan History, London.
2006, “Popular Religiosity, Transgression of the Rules and Inquisitorial Tolerance”, International Meeting: The Conversos and Moriscos in Spain and Beyond, CSIC & SLU, Madrid.
2009, “The developement of fields in the Humanities using Virtual Space in the Internet”, IV Pedagogical Conference of the ADA-Madrid Proyect.
2010, “Places of Remembrance and Places of Cult in Honour of Saint Isidor the Peasant. Material Constructions for a Canonization”, Int. Seminar: Historiography and Anthropology of the Cities, Univ. Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo (México).
2011: “Notarial Offices and Archives of Madrid at the Beginning of the Early Modern Age: Material and Simbolic Aspects”, XV Journey of Medieval History of Almudayna, Material Culture in the Madrid Landscape in the Middle Ages, Madrid, UCM.
2012: “What was an Archive in the Early Modern Age? What was an Archive in the Early Modern Age? Notes about its Definition and about the Evolution of the Word”, II Virtual Simposyum of Information Sciences of Latin America (www.redcid.org).
C. Papers and presentations
1997 (With M. Zozaya): “Alms’ Receipts: an Unusual Source for the Historiography of Death in the Early Modern Age”, III Congress of History of Literacy. Concepts. Concerning Historiographical Sciences and Techniques, I, Alcalá de Henares Univ.
1999: “Two Trials on Faith in 16th Century Cuenca”, International Symposium: The Present and Future of the History of the Inquisition, Dir. M. Jiménez Monteserín, Menéndez Pelayo International University.
2001: “The Royal Monastery of Saint Dominic of Madrid as Keeper of the Municipal Archive’s Chest During the Reign of Philip II”, V Journeys of Castille about archival research: Church and Religiosity in Spain. History and Archives, Guadalaxara.
2002: “The Decline in Economical Power due to the Loss of Documents in the Municipal Archives of Madrid in the Time of Philip II”; VII Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Foundation on Early Modern History (FEHM), Univ. Castille- La Mancha.
2002 (With A. Alvar): “Municipal Documents in Early Modern Madrid: Recovering Urban Knowledge in the Past and Present”, in Sixth International Conference on Urban History: Power, Knowledge and Society, Dir. Robert J. Morris, The University of Edinburg.
2003 “The Funeral Ceremony as a Means of Entering the Catholic Religion: Other Sources; Executors, the Deceased and their Families”, Meeting: Leisure and Daily Life in the Early Modern Hispanic World, Dir. F. Núñez, Seville Univ., 25-28/11/2003.
2007: “Familial Practices in the Transmission of Notarial Tittles in the Town hall of Madrid in the Late 16th and Early 17th Centuries”, International Meeting: Family and Social Organizartion in Europe and America, 15th-20th Century, Murcia Univ, FEHM.
2008: “Scriveners and the Loss of Notarial Documents”, Internacional Conference: Scriveners and the Spanish Monarchy (16th-18th Centuries); Litterae, Madrid, Círculo de Bellas Artes.
2009: “Rescuing Written Memory: the Recuperation of Dispersed Documents in Early Modern Madrid”, XXIX Encontro da APHES. Memória Social, Patrimónios e Identidades. Fac. de Letras da Universidade do Porto (Portugal).
2010 “Municipal Archives at the Service of their Owner. Municipal Archives at the Council”; XI Scientific Meeting of the FEHM. Tribute to D. Antonio Domínguez Ortiz in the Centenary of his Birth, Granada.
2010: “Written and Oral Culture: Diffusion of Information or Conservation of Documentation?”, Seminar: Quelle histoire pour quelle écriture aujhour’hui? Aux marges de l’écrit, SIECE- Velázquez House, Dirs. A. Castillo & S. Michonneau, Sigüenza (Guadalajara).
2010: “Recuperation and Conservation of Municipal Documents in Early Modern Madrid”, in Interdisciplinary Conference AHLiST, Dirs.: Y. Kim & C. Malagón (MMEDIS, Medieval Medicine Documents Identification Systems, UCM, Madrid.
2010 “The Displacement of Council Scriveners in and around Madrid”, XIV Conference on Medieval History of the Almudayna Cultural and Medieval Association. Madrid’s Landscape. From Muhammad I to Philip II, UCM, Madrid.
2010: “The Municipal Chests with three Keys in the Early Modern Age: Archival Chests or Money Chests?”, XIV National Numismatic Congress, SIAEN, Valencia-Nules.
2011 “The Inventory Book and the Registry Book of the Madrid Town Council Archive in the Transition from the Middle Ages to the Modern Period”, IX Conference of the Spanish Society of Historiographical Sciences and Techniques: The Writing of Memory, Vitoria.
2011: “Application of Computer Techniques for Teaching and for a Manual of Palaeography”; IX Conference of the Spanish Society of Historiographical Sciences and Techniques: The Writing of Memory. Administration Books, Vitoria.
2011: “Archives at the Service of Power, Archives at the Service of Their Owners. The Case of the Town Hall Archive of Madridin the Early Modern Ages”, 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, Lisboa (Portugal).
2011: “Reading, thought, writing and censorship. Francisco Santos’ Critical and Physical Dogmatic Instruction (1754)”, Congrès International “Construction et projection de la mémoire personnelle Dans l’Europe Moderne” (Barcelona).
2011, “Primary Source Documentation in the Internet as a Double-edged Weapon in Historical Studies”. First Valencian Conference on Documentation, Valencia.
2012. “Epigraphy of Franco’s time: a premature teaching adventure”, Congress of Educational Innovation, Complutense University, Politics University, 18, 19- 04-2012.
2012. (Póster): «Trésor et Archive: une erreur de terminologie provenant de l’historiographie du dix-neuvième siècle», International Meeting: Temporalité et Contextes: approches interdisciplinaires entre l’Art, l’Histoire et la Linguistique, UCM.
2012.“Treasure et archive: a terminologic confusion of the XIXth century historiography”, II International Symposium of the Nineteenth-Century Hispanists Network, Cádiz, 18-19/05/2012.
2012: “Terminological reinventions related to the conservation of archival documents”, 2012 AHLIST Conference, Madrid, UCM.
2012: “Censorship of printed books. The Spanish Inquisition Against a Printed Work of the Clergyman Francisco Santos, Disciple of Feijoo”, V International Meeting of the Spanish Society of the XVIII Century Studies, University of Cadiz.
2012: “The importante of the Municipal Archives in the Early Modern Age in the formation of Contemporary Constitutions” Scientific Symposium about Castilla La Vieja and León at Cadiz’a Courts, 14-15/11/2012, Valladolid.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
2007- 2012: creation and organization of the web page for the Dept. of Sciences and Historiographical Techniques (=SSHHTT), UCM & member of the department’s “Web page commission”.
2009 – 2010: publication of all the teaching courses for the Dept. of SSHHTT in “Gestión Académica” (GEA, Servicios de Gestión Académica en Internet).
Since 2009: Administrative activities for the XIII Seminar on “Literary Sources for Women’s History” (Dir.: C. Segura).
Co-ordinating role in conferences and seminars
1999: Secretary, V Congreso on Spain and the Pacific: Construction of Empires, Construction of Nations, AEEP-IH (CSIC), Madrid.
2000: Secretary, VI Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Foundation for Early Modern History, FEHM-UAH.
2008, Secretary, I Complutense Seminar 2008: Hispano-American Documentation in the Madrid Archives, UCM.
2009, Secretary, VIII Scientific Conference on Documentation of Spain of the High Middle Ages, Dep. of SSHHTT, UCM.
2008,Coordinator, II Complutense Seminar: Hispano-American Documentation in the Madrid Archives. UCM, Madrid.
2010, Secretary, Scientific Committee, IX Scientific Conference on Documentation: Death and Its Written Testimonies, UCM.
2011, Secretary, X Scientific Conference on Documentation: The Calendar and Historical Dating, Dep. of SSHHTT, UCM.
2012, Coordinator of the History section of the 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference AHLiST, MMEDIS, UCM.
Moderator in conferences
2009: XIII Medieval History Conference of the Cultural Association Almudayna, “An Historiographical Reflection on the History of Madrid in the Middle Ages”, UCM, Madrid, Dir. Prof. Dr. C. Segura.
2010: “XIV Medieval History Conference of the Cultural Association Almudayna. The Madrid Landscape from Muhammad I to Philip II”, Dir. Dr. C. Segura, UCM.
2010: “Text recognition, Interpretation and Conservation in Interdisciplinary Conference AHLiST (Association of History, Literature, Science and Technology), MMEDIS, UCM.
2011, XV Medieval History Conference of the Cultural Association Almudayna. Material Culture in and around Madrid in Middle Ages, Dir. C. Segura, UCM.
1997-1998: Collaboration Grant (Beca de Colaboración), Dep. SSHHTT, UCM.
1999-2000: Grant for the Incorporation of Investigators and Investigation Teams in the Borough of Madrid (DGI CAM-FSE UE), I was awarded the grant as a palaeographer in order to transcribe the Record Books of the Madrid Council from 1561 to 1598, IH, CSIC.
2000-2003: Predoctoral Grant (Formation of University Professors) of the Ministry of Education and Culture linked to the Dept. of Modern History of the CSIC. This was given to allow me to write up my doctoral thesis.
2004: Postgraduate Grant I3P CSIC-MCT from CSIC and the MEC to research my project “Transmission of Memory, Circulation of Information and Generation, Use and Conservation of Documents in the Madrid of Philip II (1561-1598)”. IH- CSIC. “EPO”: FEHM.
2005- 2008: Caja Madrid Foundation Doctoral Grant for the Humanities, IH- CSIC. Reason: Writing up of doctoral dissertation.
Contracts and Grants rejected for reasons of incompatibility
2006: Contract for Adjunct Professor (Dep. SSTTHH, Documental Sciences Faculty, UCM).
2004: Caja Madrid Doctoral Grant (Beca Doctoral de Humanidades de la Fundación Caja Madrid), in order to accept the Postgraduate Grant of CSIC and the Ministry of Science and Technology (Beca de Postgrado I3P del CSIC-MCT).
1997-1998: Grant for the Incorporation of Investigation Technicians and Teams of the Borough of Madrid at CSIC; I rejected it in order to accept the Collaboration Grant (Dep. SSTTHH, UCM).
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL AND LEARNED SOCIETIES
Membership of Societies
Since 1999: Member of the Spanish Foundation of Modern History (FEHM).
Since 2008: Member of the Spanish Society for Historiographic Sciences and Techniques (SECTH)
Since 2012: Member of the Spanish Society for XVIII Century Studies (SEESXVIII)