Antonio Míguez Macho

Antonio Míguez Macho

Researcher: Programa Ramón y Cajal

ORCID: 0000-0001-7978-7659


Antonio Míguez Macho (Santiago de Compostela, 1979) became a doctor of History from the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (2006) with the thesis La construcción de la ciudadanía a través de los movimientos sociales: El movimiento obrero en Galicia (1890-1936) (‘The construction of citizenship through social movements: The labour movement in Galicia, 1890-1936’). Outstanding end-of-degree performance award in 2001 and outstanding doctorate award. Researcher hired under the Ángeles Alvariño Programme at the Department of Contemporary and American History of the USC (2008), he has just completed a research stay at the Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies (The London School of Economics and Political Science, London). Since 2015 he has been a researcher hired by the RyC program. He is currently Vice Dean of the Faculty of Xeography and History of the USC


His lines of research are the history of social movements and the processes of construction of citizenship. At present he intends to further his research on the formation of the working class and the fight for acquisition of citizens’ rights and duties, broadening its temporal and spatial perspective. He is interested particularly in analysing in what sense totalitarian regimes such as Francoism could have influenced the configuration of citizens’ values and attitudes of the past and the present as expressed in civil society and its collective players.

His major publications include: La construcción de la ciudadanía a través de los movimientos sociales. El movimiento obrero en Galicia (1980-1936), Fundación 10 de marzo; (2008): “O adolescente viril: o Maurismo en Galicia, 1914-1923″, en Libro Homenaxe ao Profesor DR.D Xosé Ramón Barreiro Fernández, USC, Santiago de Compostela; junto a CABO VILLAVERDE, M. (2008): La inmensa minoría: la fugaz experiencia y las perdurables consecuencias de la Solidaridad Gallega, Ed. Base; (2009): Xenocidio e represión franquista en Galicia. A violencia de retagarda en Galicia na Guerra Civil, Lóstrego; (2011): Historia Breve de Galicia, Madrid, Sílex.