Mercedes García-Arenal#

Mercedes García-Arenal
Membership Number:3578
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN

Present and Previous Positions
  • 1990 - present Research Professor, CCHS-CSIC, Madrid
  • 1988 - 1990 Visiting Scholar, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton
  • 1986 - 1990 Scientific Researcher CSIC
  • 1981 - 1986 Junior Researcher CSIC
  • 1976 - 1978 Post-Doctoral Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Fields of Scholarship
  • Late Medieval and Early Modern Muslim West (Islam in the Iberian Peninsula and the Maghreb)
  • Religious minorities
  • Mudejars and Moriscos in Christian Iberia
  • Jews in Islamic lands
  • Inquisition
  • Conversion, identity, messianism and millenarianism, sainthood and mysticism
  • Religious dissimulation and religious polemics
  • Doubt and unbelief

Honours and Awards
  • 2012 (five years, starting April 2013) Advanced Grant of the European Research Council, "Conversion, Overlapping Religiosities, Polemics and Interaction: Early Modern Iberia and Beyond"
  • Invited Professor, Department of History, Princeton University (forthcoming, 2013)
  • Invited to deliver the Cochrane Lecture, Department of History, University of Chicago (2010)
  • Invited to deliver the Hamilton Gibb Lectures, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University (2008)
  • Invited to deliver the Bennett Memorial Lecture, Cambridge University (2006)

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