Jesús Ángel Solórzano Telechea is Professor in Medieval History and Research Group Leader GOBPORT at University of Cantabria. (He/ his/ him)
He has a broad interest in Medieval Urban History and he is especially interested in:
- Port societies and Maritime history of the Middle Ages
- Connecting Atlantic Europe in the Middle Ages
- Power, social conflict and communication in the Medieval cities
- Gender and LGBTQi+ History in Medieval Kingdom of Castile.
Currently, he is co-director of the project "BARMER. Del barco al mercado. Actividad económica, relaciones sociales y conflictos armados en las ciudades y villas portuarias de la Europa Atlántica bajomedieval” (PID2020-118105GBI00), funded by Spanish Research Agency.
He has published books, book chapters and journal articles on the development of the political culture of the Commons in Northern Iberia, the urban networks of Cantabrian port cities, the social exclusion in the Medieval cities of the Kingdom of Castile, the first Globalization..., and he is currently writing a book on Port and Maritime history in Medieval Europe and the first globalization.
For full details, see his Academia.edu: https://unican.academia.edu/Jes%C3%BAsAngelSol%C3%B3rzanoTelechea
EMPLOYMENT AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
1999-2006. University of Cantabria Assistant Professor of Global History and Medieval History
2006-2018. University of Cantabria Senior Lecturer in Medieval History
2013- present. Institute of Medieval Studies at University of New Lisbon Associated member
2013. Trinity College of Dublin Honorary fellow in Medieval History Research Center
2012-2017. University of Cantabria Dean of Faculty of Arts and Humanities
2015-present. Co-chair of the Network Middle Ages at European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC)
2015. University of California-Los Angeles Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
2017- 2021. Member of the board of Directors of the Spanish Society of Medieval History
2022-present. Member of the Executive Board of RIMEG (Red Internacional Multidisciplinar de Estudios de Género)
2004- present. Coordinator and Director of Nájera. International Meetings of the Middle Ages.
2018 - present. University of Cantabria. Full Professor in Medieval History / Catedrático de Historia Medieval
2020- present. Member of the ESF’s College of Expert Reviewers (European ScienceFoundation)
2000. Manuel Teira Prize
2008. Innovation and Excellence Prize in Teaching at University of Cantabria.
2018. 15th Admiral Diego Gutiérrez de Ceballos Prize.