Santiago Gorostiza

  • Name: Santiago Gorostiza
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  • Institution: Autonomous University of Barcelona
  • Research Unit (I&D): Institute of Environmental Science and Technology
  • Scientific Area: History
  • Interests in Environmental History: War, Fascism, water, dams, conservation, Little Ice Age.
Santiago Gorostiza is an environmental historian. Between 2012 and 2017 he carried out his PhD at the Centro de Estudos Sociais (CES) of Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal) as a Marie Curie ITN fellow of the European Network of Political Ecology (ENTITLE). In his PhD, Santiago examined how the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and the subsequent Francoist victory and state-building efforts transformed the country’s socioecological relations and landscapes, both materially and symbolically. During his PhD, he made research stays at the University of Manchester (UK) and Georgetown University (USA).  Santiago holds a BSc in Environmental Sciences and a BA in History (Honors), both completed at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He also completed a MA in Contemporary History at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (2012). He is now a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB), as part of the María de Maeztu unit of excellence.


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