European Substate Nationalisms and the Discourses of Sovereignty within the EU

Speaker:

  • Xosé Manoel Núñez-Seixas

Since October 2007, Professor Núñez-Seixas has been head of the Department of Modern and America's History at the University of Santiago de Compostela. He has been a fellow and visiting professor at numerous European universities, most recently at the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung in Potsdam, Germany in 2005.

His main fields of research are Spanish migration to Latin America in the 19th and 20th centuries; European nationalist movements in comparative perspective; Galician, Basque and Catalan nationalisms; the nationality question in interwar Europe; and Spanish nationalism in the 20th century.

His current book project, forthcoming in January 2012 from Oxford University Press, is titled "Decentring Dictatorships: The regional in Franco's Spain and Hitler's Germany."

Professor Núñez-Seixas holds a Ph.D. in Modern History from the European University Institute, Florence.