Seminar – The education of a Christian woman

Event Date:

January 24, 2023

Event Time:

5:00 pm

Event Location:

The education of a Christian woman – in person SOLD OUT on 24 Jan (zoom connection still available)

This international seminar, organised by 2022 BritishSpanish Society/Santander Universities scholarship winner Emma Luisa Cahill Marrón, celebrates the 500-year anniversary of the first publication of The Education of a Christian Woman. It will focus on its patron, author, and dedicatee as well as address its impact on the construction of the image of female power in Tudor England.

See the full event programme: Final 2.0 JAN 23 BROCHURE

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm – INAUGURAL ACT  

  • Víctor Ugarte – Instituto Cervantes London.  
  • José Pascual Marco – Ambassador of Spain to the United Kingdom.  
  • Alexander Samson – University College London.  
  • Noelia García Pérez – University of Murcia.   

5:45 pm – 6:15pm – Las mujeres cristianas en los intercambios de retratos entre la Monarquía Hispánica y la dinastía Tudor.Emma Luisa Cahill Marrón. Independent Scholar. 

6:15 pm – 7:00 pm – Mary I & the Art of Queenship.Peter Stiffell. University of Kent. 

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – ROUNDTABLE 

Educating the Eye: Gender, Power, and Representation in the Visual Arts in the Reign of Mary I.

  • The Pregnant Female Body in Early Modern English Royal and Elite Portraiture.Karen Hearn. University College London. 
  • Happily (N)Ever After: The Posthumous Role of Mary I and Philip II’s Marriage in Visual Remembrances of Mary’s Reign. Johanna Strong. University of Winchester.  
  • Like Mother, Like Daughter? Continuity and Innovation in the Crafting of Image of Mary I. Aoife Stables. Independent Scholar.  
  • Patricia Manzano Rodríguez. Durham University.  
  • Irini Picolou. Durham University.  

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm. VINO ESPAÑOL

Price: Free to all


To register to attend in person or on Zoom please send an email to 


on 24 January at Instituto Cervantes. 15-19 Devereux Ct, Temple, London
on 25 January at Common Ground, South Wing, University College London
This event will also be accessible via Zoom


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Event Schedule Details

  • January 24, 2023 5:00 pm
  • January 25, 2023 9:30 am
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