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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

 

Prof Tess Knighton

Position(s): 
Professor at the Institució Milà i Fontanals, Barcelona, from May 2011; member of the Department and Clare College Lecturer in Spanish from 1996 until April 2011
Department/Section: 
Spanish & Portuguese
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
00 34 934 423 489, extension 276
Location: 

Institució Milà i Fontanals/CSIC 
C/ Egipcíaques, 15 
08001 BARCELONA 
Spain

About: 

Tess Knighton was awarded a research professorship by the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) in Barcelona; she left Cambridge, to take up this position in May 2011. Tess is the first musicologist to be awarded a professorship by this Catalan government-funded research institute, and she is now based at the Institució Milà i Fontanals where she researches music in the urban context of 16th-century Barcelona.