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Biography

Dr Graciela Iglesias Rogers is Senior Lecturer in Modern European and Global Hispanic History. Her broad fields of interest are the political, cultural and social history of Europe (including Britain), the Americas, Africa and Asia from a transnational perspective, with particular attention to developments relating to Spanish-speaking  communities from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries.

She embarked on academia after life as a Reuters fellow with a long career in journalism, including as Chief European correspondent for the Argentine broadsheet La Nacion. At the University of Oxford, she read for a BA degree in Modern History (St. Hilda's College) followed by a doctorate (Lady Margaret Hall). She subsequently held various positions as tutor, lecturer and researcher (Hertford College, St. Peter’s College, Faculty of History) and established the interdisciplinary research network ‘Translations in Transnational Contexts’. She joined the Department of History at Winchester in October 2014.

Currently, she is the Principal Investigator in the AHRC-funded international research network project 'The Hispanic-Anglosphere: transnational networks, global communities (late 18th to early 20th centuries) in partnership with the National Trust Tyntesfield. Find out more about the Hispanic-Anglosphere Project.

She has been consulted by many media outlets including BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, The Independent, Radio Nacional de España (National Radio of Spain) and the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad on issues as varied as Catalan separatism, royal abdications, the history of European and Latin American elections, the development of anarchism in the Hispanic world and the Falklands War.

Higher Education Teaching Qualification: Higher Education Academy Fellowship (FHEA).

Publications

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Books

  • D. Hook and G. Iglesias-Rogers (eds), Translations in times of disruption: an interdisciplinary study in transnational contexts (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2017). 
  • British liberators in the age of Napoleon: volunteering under the Spanish flag in the Peninsular War (Bloomsbury: London and New York, 2013) - papeback edition in 2014.

Chapters

  • ‘From Philos Hispaniae to Karl Marx: the first English translation of a Liberal Codex’ in D. Hook and G. Iglesias-Rogers (eds.), Translations in times of disruption: an interdisciplinary study in transnational contexts (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2017), pp. 45-73.
  • D. Hook and G. Iglesias-Rogers, ‘Translations in times of disruption: the way ahead’, in D. Hook and G. Iglesias-Rogers (eds.), Translations in times of disruption: an interdisciplinary study in transnational contexts (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2017), pp.1-28.
  • 'Soldiering abroad: the experience of living and fighting among aliens during the Napoleonic wars', in Kevin Linch and Matthew McCormack (eds) Britain’s soldiers: rethinking war and society, 1715 - 1815 (Liverpool University Press, 2014).
  • ‘Una promesa de «felicidad, libertad y prosperidad»: la primera traduccion inglesa de la Constitución de Cadiz de 1812’, in Fernando Durán Lopez (ed.), Hacia 1812, desde el siglo ilustrado (Gijon: Sociedad Española de Estudios del Siglo XVIII - Ediciones Trea, 2013), pp 857-871.
  • '«Libertadores británicos»: voluntarios en las fuerzas españolas durante la Guerra de la Independencia (1808 - 1814)', In El Comienzo de la Guerra de la Independencia, ed. by Emilio de Diego and José Luis Martínez Sanz (Madrid, 2008), 1-14

Articles, reports and book reviews - a selection

  • 'Jose Joaquin de Mora in Chile: From Neo-Europe to the ‘Beocia Americana’, Bulletin of Latin American Research, volume 36, number 2 (2017), 326-339. - paper edition.
  • 'Jose Joaquin de Mora in Chile: From Neo-Europe to the ‘Beocia Americana’,' Bulletin of Latin American Research, issue 745, (2016) online DOI:10.1111/blar.12480. - online edition.
  • ‘The Enlightenment on Trial: Ordinary Litigants and Colonialism in the Spanish Empire, by Bianca Premo (Oxford: Oxford U.P., 2017; pp. 361. £26.49);  The Enlightenment in Iberia and Ibero-America, by Brian Hamnett (Cardiff: U. of Wales P., 2017; pp. 374. £55)’, The English Historical Review, (October 2018),  DOI:10.1093/ehr/cey318
  • ‘Alberto, Paulina L. and Elena, Eduardo (eds.) (2016) Rethinking Race in Modern Argentina, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge), xviii + 373 pp. £96.00 hbk’, Bulletin of Latin American Research, (September 2018), Vol. 37, No. 4, 522-23.  DOI.org/10.1111/blar.12872
  • 'Redes de nacion y espacios de poder. La Comunidad irlandesa en Espana y la America Espanola, 1600-1825 [Power Strategies. Spain and Ireland, 1600-1825], ed. Oscar Recio Morales', English Historical Review, 130/544 (June 2015), 753-55.DOI: 10.1093/ehr/cev128
  • 'Waterloo, the Napoleonic Wars and the Recasting of the Global Iberian World'. The RUSI Journal, 160 (3) (2015). 76-81. DOI: 10.1080/03071847.2015.1058072
  • 'War Volunteering in the 19th and 20th Centuries', Militärgeschichtliche Zeitschrift 67/1 (2008), 147-152.
  • 'War Volunteering in the 19th and 20th Centuries - Report, International Conference, University of Tübingen, Blaubeuren, 6-8 September 2007' H-Soz-u-Kult, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 30.10.2007 [Available at http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/tagungs be richte/id=1759 ]
  • David Bushnell (ed.), El Libertador: writings of Simón Bolivar, book review in the Journal of the Oxford University History Society, Issue 5 (Michaelmas, 2007). [Available at http://sites.google.com/site/jouhsinfo/issue5 (20078)]
  • M.A. Burkholder and L.L. Johnson, Colonial Latin America, book review in the Journal of the Oxford University History Society, Issue 1 (Michaelmas Term, 2004). [Available at http://sites.google.com/site/jouhsinfo/issue1 (hilary2004)]
  • 'The responsibility of the media in the Northern Ireland conflict: An Argentine perspective', British Journalism Review 1 (1992), 32-55

Exhibitions and other digital media:

Conferences

Organisation of international conferences - a selection

  • Roots of Rootlessness? Translations in Times of Disruption (St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford, 10 May 2014), second conference of the interdisciplinary research network Translations in Transnational Contexts.
  • 'I know my place’: the interaction of urban space and social hierarchies in history (Trinity College, 14 May 2011), second international colloquium of the Journal of the Oxford University History Society.
  • Odd Alliances in History (Balliol College, 14 March 2009), first international colloquium of the Journal of the Oxford University History Society.
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