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Natasha Bailey

History, University of Leicester

Thesis title:

Nahua Communities in the Pulque Trade of Early Colonial Mexico, 1550-1668

Research Area

  • History

Conferences

Conference papers


2018:

  • Tochtli's Night Out: Reconstructing Drinking Practices in Prehispanic Mexico through Storytelling
    Digital Story presented at Midlands3Cities Research Festival 2018, 24th May,University of Birmingham
  • “In Octli Veritas?”: Looking at Nahua Responses to Early Spanish Colonialism through Pulque Production and Consumption
    PILAS (Postgraduates in Latin American Studies) Annual Conference 2018, 4th-5th June, University of Liverpool
  • Las mujeres nahuas en el comercio del pulque durante el periodo colonial temprano en México, 1550-1668
  • Jornadas 2018: Diversas Visiones en Torno a la Historia, 21st November, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City


2019:

  • Christianity in Pictures: Indigenous Visual Language and Hybridity in Early Colonial Mexican Catechisms
    School of History, Politics and International Relations (HyPIR) Postgraduate Conference 2019, 9th May, University of Leicester
  • “That None Shall Cause Her Any Grievance”: Native Women, Litigation and Power in the Colonial Mexican Marketplace
    Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies PGR Community Forum 2019, 21st-22nd June, University of Nottingham


Conferences Attended (non-participant)

2018:

  • Drinking Studies Network Conference, 3rd-4th February 2018, University of Leicester
  • PILAS (Postgraduates in Latin American Studies) Annual Conference 2018, 4th-5th June, University of Liverpool
  • American Society for Ethnohistory Annual Conference, 11th-13th October 2018, Oaxaca City, Mexico

Other Research Interests


  • Visual cultures of Latin America
  • Pre-Columbian art
  • Indigenous histories of colonial Mexico
  • History of the Spanish Empire in the Americas
  • Gender history
  • Nahuatl language
  • Social and cultural history of alcohol

Memberships

  • Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS)
  • Postgraduates in Latin American Studies (PiLAS)
  • Drinking Studies Network
  • American Society for Ethnohistory

Teaching

2019:

  • Associate Tutor- HS1001 Barbarism and Civilisation: Medieval and Early Modern Europe (c. 800-1700), University of Leicester

Events Organised

2018:

  • Organiser, SPLAS Postgraduate Forum, 22nd-23rd June, University of Nottingham
  • Planning Committee, M3C Research Festival, 24th May, Maple House, Birmingham


2019:

  • Organiser, HyPIR Postgraduate Conference 2019, 9th May, University of Leicester

Funding Bids

2017:

  • Midland3Cities SDF (Student Development Fund) bid for cost of Spanish tuition- awarded £125

2018:

  • Midlands3Cities CDF (Cohort Development Fund) bid for Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies Postgraduate Community Forum, in conjunction with University of Nottingham PhD students- awarded £1777
  • Society for Latin American Studies Postgraduate Travel Grant- awarded maximum grant of £600 towards travel costs for the IDIEZ/University of Utah Summer Nahuatl Program
  • SDF bid for travel, tuition and accommodation costs of attending the IDIEZ/University of Utah Summer Nahuatl Program- awarded £4100
  • Beca Teixidor from the Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)- awarded a monthly stipend of 15000 MXN (approx. 500 GBP) plus 15000 MXN towards flight costs.