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Robert Iafolla

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Email    rji1991@ucla.edu
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I study political ideologies and political cultures of the later Middle Ages, focusing on the kingdom of Castile. Particularly, I examine how the power possessed, or wielded, by monarchs, nobles and other actors was defined amid disputes in the political arena.

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Conference Presentations

“Upstaging the King: The case against Don Alvaro de Luna.”

March 3, 2016. Medievalists@Penn. Philadelphia, PA.

“Heralding the Unknown: Coats of Arms in Early Spanish America.”

April 14, 2017. UCLA CMRS. Los Angeles, CA.

“Who Rules in Jaén? Performing Power in a Medieval City."

September 14, 2018. ISCH Annual Conference. New York, NY.


Teofilo Ruiz, John Dagenais, Jessica Goldberg, Peter Stacey, Kevin Terraciano