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On 8th October 2021, the Sub-faculty of Portuguese in collaboration with St Peter’s College, hosted a colloquium in honour of Professor T.F. Earle, the first holder of the King John II Professorship. He recently turned 75.

The theme of the colloquium, “Portugal 1500, Literary Culture at the Start of the Modern Age”, brought together scholars from Portugal and the UK, and included the launch of Poets, Patronage, and Print in Sixteenth-Century Portugal: From Paper to Gold (OUP, 2021), a monograph by one of Professor Earle’s former students, Professor Simon Park.

The colloquium was possible because of the generous support of the Camões Institute.