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About atlanticempires

ATLANTIC EMPIRES (Æ) is the short name of a group of advanced research in Modern History hosted and financed by Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University (RCC). The complete name of the group is From Empire to Nation: The Making of Modern Nations in the Crisis of the Atlantic Empires (17th-20th Centuries), which constitutes also the field of its research. The group will be working at Real Colegio Complutense from July 1 thru August 31, 2010. Throughout this period, Æ will develop its research project and present its first findings and results in a set of seminars and panels, some of them with the contribution of other specialists and groups of research. Also, Æ will host three extraordinary conferences at RCC, given by Prof. J. Varela Ortega (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and Fundación Ortega y Gasset, Madrid), Prof. David Armitage (Harvard University), and Prof. Stanley Payne (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Æ benefits from the financial support of Banco Santander. Æ is composed by eleven researchers: Juan Francisco Fuentes (director), Eva Botella (coordinator), Octavio Ruiz-Manjón, Josep Maria Fradera, Javier Fernández Sebastián, José Antonio Sánchez Román, María Antonia Fernández, Margarita Márquez, Antonio Terrasa, Florentino Rodao and Regina Martínez (grant holder and responsible of the blog).

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ATLANTIC EMPIRES (Æ) is the short name of a group of advanced research in Modern History hosted and financed by Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University (RCC). The complete name of the group is From Empire to Nation: The Making … Continue reading

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Last meeting in Harvard

The group of Advanced Research met for its  last time, at least in Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University, last thursday, august 26th. The meeting, where they were discussed the main conclusions of the researches after two months of work, … Continue reading

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Debate and conference on Spanish Historical Memory and Civil War bt Stanley Payne

Stanley Payne, Professor Emeritus of History at Wisconsin-Madison University, and one of the best known experts on Spanish history in the world, joined AE last week, to participate in its last public activities. These activities where both focused on the way … Continue reading

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Florentino Rodao

CURRICULUM VITAE: Doctor por la Universidad Complutense (Geografia e historia) y de Tokio (Ciencias y Letras). Investigador en la universidad de Tokio. Profesor visitante en la Universidades de  Wisconsin, Visiting acholar en la Universidad de Tokio y Australian Nacional unviersity. … Continue reading

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Juan Francisco Fuentes-Director of AE

CURRICULUM VITAE: Director of the Group of Advanced Research From Empire to Nation, RCC at Harvard University (2010). Full Professor of Modern History at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Visiting Scholar at Harvard University in 2006 (Center for European Studies) and … Continue reading

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Margarita Márquez

CURRICULUM VITAE: Dr. Margarita Márquez, born in 1968, bachelor´s degree in Information Sciences and Ph. D. in History of the Mass Media in Madrid – Complutense University-; teaching and research at the universities of Complutense, TU Dresden and Georgetown University; … Continue reading

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Eva Botella-AE coordinator

CURRICULUM VITAE: Dr. Eva Botella-Ordinas is a Ramón y Cajal Research Scholar-Associate Professor at Autónoma de Madrid University. She is the author of Obras y relaciones de Ant. Perez. (1999), Diego de Salazar, Tratado de Re Militari (2000), Monarquía de … Continue reading

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Antonio Terrasa

CURRICULUM VITAE: Antonio Terrasa Lozano is a post-doctoral researcher in the CIDEHUS- University of Evora (Portugal), working on a project dealing with the political process of definition of the concepts of juridical border and citizenship in the early modern period … Continue reading

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María Antonia Fernández

CURRÍCULUM VITAE: Licenciada en Geografía e Historia. Año 1983, Universidad Complutense se Madrid. Doctora en Periodismo. Año 1993, Universidad Complutense se Madrid. Profesora Titular, facultad de Ciencias de la Información, UCM. Libros: -Agustín de Letamendi, político y periodista en la … Continue reading

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José Antonio Sánchez Román

CURRICULUM VITAE: José Antonio Sánchez Román is assistant professor at the Facultad de Ciencias de la Información, at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He has been Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University and Fulbright Visiting … Continue reading

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