Mathilde Albisson

Researcher

Censorship and Dissent

Biography

Mathilde Albisson holds a PhD in Hispanic Studies from the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 (2020). She has been a member of the Centre de Recherche sur l’Espagne des XVI et XVII siècles at the same university since 2015. She is on the executive board of the Société des Langues néo-latines. Her main line of research is book censorship in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain and her work has focused on the impact of censorship in scientific, religious, literary and paraliterary genres, and on the influence of inquisitorial censorship on the circulation of books in Spain. She is also studying the indexes of prohibited books from the point of view of bibliographical science. Her work has been published in journals such as Rilce, Studia histórica and Criticón, and by publishers such as Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle. She is currently preparing an edition of a collective book on agents of censorship in modern Spain, and the publication of a documentary volume in which she transcribes and examines a series of inquisitorial qualifications of books.