A Cruise of Spain and Portugal
Cruise the ancient trade routes from Barcelona to Lisbon aboard the small ship M.V. Tere Moana, traveling to the lesser-traveled ports of Portugal’s Algarve region, beautiful Seville, enchanting Balearic Islands, and more.
- Insights from the West of Ireland
- Fabulous shots from Smithsonian Journeys Expert Kirt Kempter
- Visiting Mount Fuji, by way of rural Japan
- Saturday in Pamplona
Charlie Ingrao is Professor of History at Purdue University, where he teaches courses in early modern and modern Europe. His Ibero‑Italian heritage has inspired a lifelong fascination with both the Spanish and Portuguese empires and the Habsburg worlds of Spain, Italy and Central Europe. He has published a dozen books, given over a hundred public lectures to academic, governmental and military audiences across North America and Europe, and been a regular commentator for print, radio and television media, including The News Hour with Jim Lehrer (PBS) and The New York Times. Over the past decade, he has regularly visited Spain and Portugal, focusing his graduate teaching on their rise and decline.
Thomas F. Glick is Emeritus Professor of History at Boston University. His particularly interest is the social and cultural interaction of Christians, Muslims, and Jews in medieval Iberia.
Thomas F. Glick is author of Islamic and Christian Spain in the Early Middle Ages (2nd ed., 2005); From Muslim Fortress to Christian Castle: Social and Cultural Change in Medieval Spain (1995); Irrigation and Hydraulic Technology: Medieval Spain and its Legacy (1996); Einstein in Spain (1988); and co-author of Negotiating Darwin: The Vatican Confronts Evolution, 1877-1902 (2006). He is editor or co-editor of The Comparative Reception of Darwinism (2nd ed., 1988); The Comparative Reception of Relativity (1987); The Reception of Charles Darwin in Europe (2008); and Medieval Science, Technology and Medicine: An Encyclopedia (2005).
Professor Glick was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Valencia in 2010; has held Guggenheim, National Endowment for the Humanites, National Science Foundation, and Fulbright fellowships; and is a fellow of the Reial Academia de Bones Lltetres de Barcelona and the Linnean Society of London.