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Historia Social
Luis Paret y Alcázar
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The Grupo Taller de Historia Social (‘Social History Workshop Group ’) is a research team whose members are specialized in the social history of Spain during the early modern age (16th- to early 19th centuries). Its main target is to develop an interdisciplinary approach to the study of labouring people from a historical perspective, and to open a space for sharing and discussing ongoing research projects from Spain, Europe and South-America on this subject.

The Grupo Taller de Historia Social offers its services for the edition of monographs and collections of articles, the organization of courses, workshops and conferences, and the elaboration of historical reports, local histories and historical divulgation.

The Group is comprised of the following members:

  • José Antolín Nieto Sánchez, assistant professor of early modern history in the Department of Early Modern History, Universidad Autónoma of Madrid (hereinafter UAM).

  • Santos Madrazo Madrazo, retired professor in early modern history from the Department of Early Modern History, UAM.

  • José Miguel López García, professor in early modern history in the Department of Early Modern History, UAM.

  • Victoria López Barahona, postgraduate researcher in early-modern history at the Department of Early Modern History, UAM.

  • Álvaro París Martín, postgraduate researcher in early-modern and modern history at the Department of Early Modern History, UAM, currently the recipient of a scholarship from the Spanish Ministerio de Educación.

  • Fernando M. Sánchez Escobar, postgraduate researcher in early-modern history, at the Department of Early Modern History (UAM), and a secondary school teacher.

  • Juan Carlos Zofío Llorente, doctorate in early-modern history from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid (UCM).

  • Jesús Agua de la Roza, postgraduate researcher at the Department of Early Modern History, UAM.

  • Manuel Martín Polo, postgraduate researcher at the Department of Early Modern History, UAM.

  • Ángel Carrasco Tezanos, doctorate in medieval history from the UAM.

Some members of the Group are members of the Asociación de Historia Social (‘Spanish Social History Association’) and the Asociación Española de Historia Económica (‘Spanish Economic History Association’) and participate in research projects led by other groups such as the Equipo Madrid de Estudios Históricos (‘Madrid Team of Historical Studies’) and the Equipo de Estudios Institucionales de Economía (‘Institutional Studies of Economics Team’) both in the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid, and The Global Collaboratory on the History of Labour Relations. The Grupo Taller de Historia Social also collaborates with public institutions and non-governmental organizations in order to promote the knowledge of History.

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