School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Staff Profile

Dr Alejandro Quiroga

Reader in Spanish History


Research Interests

Spanish history and politics. Twentieth-century European history. Nationalism and ethnic conflict. Fascism and conservative political thought. Sports and football.

PhD supervisions

Emily Jenkins, "The Visualization of a Nation: Tàpies and Catalonia". Completed in 2017.

Gorka Etxebarria Dueñas, "Herri Batasuna en las ciudades (1977-1983)".

Erin McComber, "Beyond racial binaries: Contemporary Literature of Afro-descendants in Portugal and Spain".

Rob Granger, "Manufacturing Consent: Life Under the Franco Regime, c.1964 - 1975"


Undergraduate Teaching

- European History
- Twentieth-Century Spain
- The Spanish Second Republic and the Civil War
- Nationalisms in Europe (1789-1945)
- Reading History
- Writing History
- The European Civil War

Postgraduate Teaching

MA European History

MA History