Rubén Pérez Trujillano

PhD

Economy and Society

Contact:
rtrujillano@fcsh.unl.pt

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Biography

Rubén Pérez Trujillano (1991) holds a Law Degree from the Universidad de Granada (2014) and a Master on Constitutional Law from the Universidad de Sevilla (2015). He received his PhD in Legal History in 2019 from the Universidad de Sevilla. He has taught at the Universidad de Sevilla, University of Sheffield, and Universidad Internacional de La Rioja. He received the Memorial Blas Infante Prize in 2016.

He carries out his research and publishes mainly about contemporary Spanish political and legal history. He is currently working on the relationships between judicial practices and political power, especially focused on social and agrarian issues.

Currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Contemporary History (IHC) at the NOVA University Lisbon.

Research fields

  • History of justice
  • Constitutional history
  • History of political and legal thought
  • History of colonialism

Selected publications

  • Pérez Trujillano, Rubén, “El andalucismo republicano fallido: historia de una cultura constitucional y un movimiento político,” in El regionalismo bien entendido: ambigüedades y límites del regionalismo en la España franquista, edited by Jaume Claret and Joan Fuster-Sobrepere, 77-105. Granada: Comares Editorial, 2021. [link]
  • Pérez Trujillano, Rubén. “Gitanos, moros y negros ante los tribunales: colonialismo y racismo institucional durante la Segunda República española (1931-1936),” Historia Constitucional 21 (2020): 420-472. [PDF]
  • Pérez Trujillano, Rubén. “Entre los derechos de las mujeres y el poder judicial: el divorcio durante la Segunda República española (1931-1936),” Anuario de Historia del Derecho Español 90 (2020): 397-443. [PDF]
  • Pérez Trujillano, Rubén. Creación de Constitución, destrucción de Estado: la defensa extraordinaria de la II República española (1931-1936). Madrid: Editorial Dykinson / Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2018. [PDF]
  • Castañeda, Eduardo Higueras, Rubén Pérez Trujillano & Julián Vadillo Muñoz (Coords.). Activistas, militantes y propagandistas
    Biografías en los márgenes de la cultura republicana (1868-1978)
    . Sevilla: Athenaica, 2018. [link]

Main projects

  • Postdoctoral project “Interwar Constitutionalism, Labour Market and Justice: Continuities and Ruptures between Social Movements and Bureaucracy during the Spanish Second Republic (1931-1936)” — Hosted by the IHC and funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (UIDB/04209/2020). 2021-
  • Researcher in the group “Seminario Permanente de Estudios Contemporáneos” — Coordinated by Ángel Luis López Villaverde (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha) and funded by the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha.

CONTACTS

Institute of Contemporary History
NOVA FCSH
Av. Berna, 26 C 1069-061 LISBOA
 Tel.: +351 21 7908300 ext. 1545
Email: ihc@fcsh.unl.pt

WORKING HOURS

Monday to Friday
10.00h - 13.00h / 14.00h - 18.00h

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