Amelia Almorza was a post-doctoral researcher in the project ArtEmpire (ERC Cog 648535), directed by Dr. Bethany Aram, at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Seville). Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the area of Economical History at the same university. She holds a Ph.D. from the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, which focuses on the analysis of the emigration of women and families towards the viceroyalty of Peru in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, connecting with the processes of social mobility at the former colony. This work was awarded the Nuestra América 2017 award and will be published at the CSIC/Diputación de Sevilla. She has also been a lecturer in the area of Early Modern History and Economic History of the Universidad Pablo de Olavide and has participated in national and international conferences.

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