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“Silenced Writings” is an innovative project that brings together a group of historians belonging to the University of Alcalá, interested in further study of scriptures banned, censored, silenced or destroyed over time. The activities of this group started in 2004 by convening a First International Congress of “Silenced Writings”. The theme chosen for this first issue was times of Cervantes. Thus, under the complicity of the Conquistador Francisco Chaves writing his prohibited letter to the King – a character who has continued accompanying our activities – we have been consolidating our own space where we have raised and discussed new approaches and perspectives related to the study of silenced and relegated testimonies to the various manifestations of power. The first International Congress ‘Silenced Scriptures at the time of Cervantes’ was held at the University of Alcala de Henares on the 29th and 30th of November and December 1st, 2005 having […]