Julián Casanova

Visiting Professor
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Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
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Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Zaragoza (Spain), Visiting Professor at CEU
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Julián Casanova, is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Zaragoza. His publications include La historia social y los historiadores (Crítica, Barcelona, 1991), De la calle al frente. El anarcosindicalismo en España, 1931-1939 (Crítica, Barcelona, 1997; translated into English as Anarchism, the Republic and Civil War in Spain: 1931-1939 [Routledge, London and New York, 2005]), La Iglesia de Franco (Temas de Hoy, Madrid, 2001; Crítica, Barcelona, 2005); República y guerra civil (Crítica, Barcelona, 2007; English edition, The Spanish Republic and Civil War [Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010]), with Carlos Gil, Historia de España en el siglo XX (Ariel, Barcelona, 2009; forthcoming at Cambridge University Press in Spring 2014); and Europa contra Europa, 1914-1945 (Crítica, Barcelona, 2011). His last book is  A Short History of the Spanish Civil War (I.B. Tauris, London, 2012; published in Spanish as España partida en dos. Breve historia de la guerra civil española [Crítica, Barcelona, 2013]).

Professor Casanova is also the editor of Morir, matar, sobrevivir. La violencia en la dictadura de Franco (Critica, Barcelona, 2002); Tierra y Libertad. Cien años de anarquismo en España (Crítica, Barcelona, 2010) and co-author of El pasado oculto. Fascismo y violencia en Aragón, 1936-1939 (Siglo XXI, Madrid, 1992), and Victimas de la guerra civil (Temas de Hoy, Madrid, 1999). Professor Casanova has been Visiting Professor in several and prestigious Universities of England, USA and South America, among them Queen Mary College (London), Harvard University, University of Notre Dame, New School for Social Research (New York) and FLACSO (Quito). He is member of the Editorial Committee of the journal Historia Social and member of the Advisary Board of The International Journal of Iberian Studies (Bradford, England) and Cuadernos de Historia de España (Buenos Aires, Argentina).

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TWENTIETH century -- History
SOCIAL movements
history of historiography
Political violence
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