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Fabien Montcher, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Education

Ph.D, Universidad Complutense (Madrid), 2013

M.A., Universidad Complutense (Madrid), 2009

A. B., Universidad Complutense (Madrid), 2008

Research Interests

Early Modern history, Social history, History of Ideas, Global History of Knowledge, Iberian Worlds, Political Cultures, Empires, Historiography, History of Information, Books, Libraries, Visual and Political Cultures, Food History.

Labs and Facilities

https://www.academia.edu

Publications and Media Placements

Co-edited Volume/Journal Special Issues:

Savoirs et Pouvoir à l'âge de l'humanisme tardif, with Emmanuel Bury (eds.), Special
Issue XVIIe siècle (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2015)

Articles:

  • "The Portable Archives of the Westphalian Negotiations: From Archival Arsenals to Archival Absolutism" Journal of Early Modern History 22 (2018).
  • "Politics and Government in the Spanish Empire during the 16th Century" in Companion to the Spanish Renaissance, Hilaire Kallendorf (ed.), (Leiden: Renaissance Society of America-Brill, 2018).
  • "Politics, Scholarship and the Iberian Routes of the Republic of Letters. The Late Renaissance Itinerary of Vicente Nogueira (1586-1654)" Erudition and the Republic of Letters, 2 (2017), pp. 182-225. [2018 A. H. de Oliveira Marques Prize for the best peer-reviewed article on Portuguese history.]
  • "Collaborative Scholarship and Early Modern Censorship. Contextualizing Jacques Auguste de Thou's Historiae in the 1612's Spanish Inquisitorial Index" in Censorship and Historiography in Early Modern Spain, Cesc Esteve (ed.), (Abingdon: Routledge, 2018), pp. 88-107.
  • "Iberian Bibliopolitics: From a 17th Century Roman-Iberian Perspective" Pacific Coast Philology, 52-2 (2017), pp. 206-218.
  • "Autour de la raison d'État. Marché généalogique et réseaux tacitistes dans la Monarchie hispanique" in Tacite et le Tacitisme en Europe à l'époque moderne (XVIeXVIIe siècle), Alexandra Merle and Alicia Oïffer-Bomsel (eds.), (Paris: Honoré Champion, 2017), pp. 353-382.
  • "L'image et le culte de Saint Louis dans la Monarchie Hispanique" in La dame de cœur. Patronage et mécénat religieux des femmes de pouvoir en Europe, Cécile Vincent Cassy and Murielle Gaude-Ferragu (eds.), (Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2016), pp. 167-191.
  • "Archives and Empires: Scholarly Archival Practices, Royal Historiographers, and Historical Writing across the Iberian Empire (late 16th and early 17th century)" History of Historiography/Storia della Storiografia, 68-2 (2015), pp. 21-35.
  • "Cervantes anticuario. Letras y política en torno al Quijote de 1615" in El Quijote de 1615 (Guanajuato: Museo Iconográfico del Quijote, 2015), pp. 297-323.
  • "Miguel de Cervantes and the Political Turn of History (c. 1570-1615)" Co-authored with Alfredo Alvar Ezquerra, Cervantes. Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America, 34-2 (2014), pp. 15-36. "The Transatlantic Mediation of Historical Knowledge across the Iberian Empire" eSpania, Université Paris-IV Sorbonne (2014), http://e-spania.revues.org/23697.
  • "Acquérir, partager et contrôler l'information sous le règne de Philippe III d'Espagne. Le cas de l'historiographe royal Antonio de Herrera (1549-1626)", Revue Circe 1 (2012), Université de Versailles, http://www.revue-circe.uvsq.fr/spip.php?rubrique4.
  • "La carta como taller historiográfico. Preparación y circulación de materiales genealógicos entre Alonso López de Haro y Diego Sarmiento de Acuña (1608-1620)" in La materialidad escrita, Manuel Salamanca (ed.), (Oviedo, 2011), pp. 87-162.

Honors and Awards

  • Huntington Library Short-Term Mayers Fellow 2018
  • Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, Oliveira 
    Marques Prize for the best peer-reviewed article on Portuguese history published in 2017
  • ACLS Fellow, American Council of Learned Societies 2017-2018
  • Inaugural Sir. John Elliott Member at Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton 2017-2018
  • American Philosophical Association, Franklin Grant 2016
  • "Reassembling the Republic of Letters" EUCOST Action/Oxford
    University for research in Portugal 2016
  • Saint Louis University Mellon Faculty Development Award for research in France 2015
  • Centre de recherche du château de Versailles Fellowship 2014-2015
  • Renaissance Society of America Travel Grant, RSA Berlin conference 2015
  • Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship, UCLA 2014-2015.
  • Ph.D. Fellowship sponsored by Spanish National Research Council
    2009-2013.
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, Université de Versailles-Paris 2013
  • Prado Museum (Madrid), Cátedra del Prado Fellowship 2012
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, Université de Versailles, Paris 2011
  • British Council and Fund. Hispano-Británica Prize for research at the J. Rylands Library, The University of Manchester 2010
  • Research Fellowship, Spanish National Research Council 2007