Reimagining the People: Lamennais and his Influence in Spain and Latin America (1838-1870)

Reimagining the People: Lamennais and his Influence in Spain and Latin America (1838-1870)

Wednesday, 9 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Speaker(s): 
Gonzalo Capellan, University of La Rioja
Convenor: 
Eduardo Posada-Carbo
Series: 
Latin American History Seminar

Gonzalo Capellán PhD in Modern and Contemporary History with extraodinary award. Associate Professor at Universidad de La Rioja, and formerly at Universidad del País Vasco and Cantabria, in Santander, where he was appointed Vice-Rector for Campus de Excelencia Internacional. He has been Visiting Scholar at Oxford University, Tufts  (EE.UU.) and Institut Sankt Georgen in Frankfurt. Dr. Capellan has works published many as an author and editor, for example: Opinión Pública. Pasado y Presente (Madrid, Trotta, 2008), Lenguaje, Tiempo y Modernidad. Ensayos de historia conceptual (Santiago de Chile, Globo Editores, 2011) and Conceptos, tiempo e historia (McGraw-Hill / Universidad de Cantabria, 2013), these in collaboration with Javier Fernández Sebastián. He recently edited the Spanish translation of George Cornwall Lewis, Uno y abuso de ciertos términos políticos (1832), for which he wrote the introduction.