Enrique García Hernán

Categoría: Investigador Científico
Teléfono: (+34) 91-602-2466
Fax: (+34) 91-304-5710
E-mail: enrique.ghernancchs.csic.es
Dirección: Instituto de HistoriaConsejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
Albasanz, 26-28. E-28037 Madrid (España)
Visitas: Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales
Grupo de investigación: Relaciones Internacionales (Edades Media, Moderna y Contemporánea)

Professor in the CSIC, the elite-level research institution based in Madrid, the largest public organization dedicated to research in Spain and the third largest in Europe.

My research has pioneered a form of cultural history which has sought to contextualise the relationship between religious, political thought, military, diplomatic, and cultural developments. 24 chapters in specialist academic studies (peer-reviewed) and collections of conference papers; 20 papers published in journals (peer reviewed); 7 articles in specialist academic studies (peer-reviewed) and books; 10 papers in foreign language journals (peer-reviewed) and more than 50 book reviews, as English Historical Review, The American Historical Review, Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique, Hispania Sacra, Hispania

Top 10 publications in leading peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings:

  • ‘El “Soldado católico” de Jerónimo Gracián de la Madre de Dios’, in Teresianum, Pontificio istituto di spiritualità del Teresianum (Roma) 62/1 (2011) pp.181-193
  • ‘The Persian Gentlemen at the Spanish Court in the Early Seventeenth Century’in Rudi Matthee and Jorge Flores (eds.), Portugal, the Persian Gulf and Safavid Persia, Lovanii, Peeters, 2011, pp.283-300
  • ‘Francisco de Borja, diplomático y jesuita. Consecuencias de su misión en 1571-1572’, in Thomas M. McCoog (ed.),  Ite Inflammate Omnia. Selected Historical Papers from Conferences Held at Loyola and Rome in 2006. Bibliotheca Instituti Historici Societatis Iesu, 27, Rome, 2010, pp. 275-320
  • ‘Conquista y pérdida de Túnez por don Juan de Austria (1573‐74)’, in Guerra e Pace in età moderna. Annali di storia militare europea, vol 2 (2010), pp.39-95
  • ‘Persia en la acción conjunta del Papado y las Monarquías católicas. Aproximación a la actuación de la Compañía de Jesús (1549‐1649)’, in Hispania Sacra, 61/125 (2010), pp.125-213
  • ‘Irish clerics in Madrid, 1598‐1665’, in Thomas O´Connor & Mary Lyons (ed.), Irish Communities in Early Modern Europe, Dublin, Four Courts Press 2006, pp.267-293
  • ‘Philip II´s forgotten armada’ in Hiram Morgan (ed.), The Battle of Kinsale, 2004, Dublin, Wordwell Ltd, 2004, pp.45-58
  • ‘Francisco de Borja y Portugal’, in A Companhia de Jesus na Península Ibérica nos sécs. XVI e XVII. Espiritualidade e cultura, 2 vol., Oporto, Instituto de Cultura Portuguesa, Universidad de Oporto, 2004, pp.189-219
  • ‘Intento de unión de la Iglesia Latina con la Iglesia Ortodoxa en 1571’, in Erytheia, vol.24 (2003) pp.159-178
  • ‘The price of spying at the Battle of Lepanto’, in Eurasian Studies, vol.: II/2  (2003), pp.227-250

Single-authored monographs and book-length studies since 2002 

  • Ignacio de Loyola, Madrid, Taurus, 2013, pp.570, (E-Book).
  • Ireland and Spain in the reign of Philip II, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2009, pp.392 (translation of Irlanda y el rey prudente),
  • Consejero de Ambos Mundos. Vida y obra de Juan de Solórzano Pereira (1575-1655), Madrid, Fundación Mapfre, 2007, pp.421
  • Irlanda y el rey prudente. (Volume II), Madrid, Laberinto, 2003, pp.278. Irlanda y el rey prudente. (Volume I), Madrid, Laberinto, 2000, pp.286
  • Milicia General en la Edad Moderna. El Batallón de don Rafael de la Barreda y Figueroa, Madrid, Ministry of Defence, 2003, pp.320
  • La cuestión irlandesa en la política internacional de Felipe II, Madrid, Universidad Computense, 2002, (Book and CD-Rom), pp.719
  • Políticos de la Monarquía Hispánica, 1469-1700. Ensayo y Diccionario; Fundación Mapfre Tavera: Madrid 2002, pp.888

 Invitations to present at conferences and international advanced schools since 2002

  • ‘Christian Soldiers and Muslims in Tunice, 1572-1574. Approach to the Problem of Coexistence’, in the Congress Life-world, Economy of Violence, Instrument of Governance, Potsdam University, organized by Prof. Dr. Ralf Pröve, Potsdam, 13-15 March 2013.
  • ‘The Civil War in Spain’, a conference organised by Dr.Maria del Pilar Ryan at the United States Military Academy, West Point, October 2011
  • ‘The expedition against Tunis by don John of Austria 1573’, in Military Naval Activities and Geostrategy: a conference organized by the National Commission of Military History (Tunis), Ministry of National Defence, El Mouradi, Tunis, 2 to 5 of December 2009
  • ‘Il “Soldado catholico” di Jeronimo Gracian de la Madre de Dios’in Disciplina dei soldati e catechesi negli eserciti d´età moderna, a conference organized by Prof.Susanna Peyronel and Dr.Gianclaudio Civale, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, 24 April 2008
  • ‘Irish military presence in Spain’, in Sea and Sky, Bogland and Mountain: Explorations in Maritime and Environmental History, a conference organized by the Centre for Irish-Scottish Studies and Comparative Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, 16 and 17 November 2007
  • ‘The Persian Gentlemen at the Spanish Court in the Early Seventeenth Century’, a conference held at the Freer & Sackler Galleries in collaboration with the Iran Heritage Foundation and Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC, September 2007
  • ‘Francisco de Borja y Sebastián de Portugal’, in A Companhia de Jesús na Península Ibérica (Espiritualidade e cultura) nos séculos XVI e XVII, a conference organized by the Centro Inter-Universitário de História da Espiritualidade, Universidade do Oporto, Oporto 26 to 29 May 2004
  • ‘Philip II´s forgotten armada’, in Kinsale 16012001, a conference organized by the University of Cork, Kinsale, Ireland, 2 to 4 January 2002.
  • ‘The Holy See, the Spanish Monarchy and Persia in the Sixteenth Century. Some Aspects of the Jesuit Order’s Involvement’, in Iran and the World in the Safavid Age, a conference organized by The Iran Heritage Foundation, The Centre for Historical Research on the Middle East, The Centre for Near and Middle Eastern Studies, London, 4 to 7 September 2002

Organization of international conferences (references are to published proceedings)

  • With María del Pilar Ryan, San Francisco de Borja y su tiempoPolítica, religion y cultura en la edad moderna, Valencia, Albatros, 2011, pp.800 (Red. 2012)
  • With Igor Pérez Tostado, Irlanda y el Mundo Atlántico. Movilidad, participación e intercambio cultural, Valencia, Albatros, 2010, pp.355
  • With Óscar Recio Morales, Extranjeros en el ejército: Militares irlandeses en la sociedad española, 1580 – 1818, Madrid, Ministry of Defence, 2007, pp.422
  • With Davide Maffi, Guerra y Sociedad en la Monarquía Hispánica. Política, Estrategia y Cultura en la Edad Moderna (1500-1700), 2 volumes: Madrid, Ediciones del Laberinto, Fundación Mapfre and CSIC, 2006, vol I pp.1054 and vol.II pp.1024
  • With José María Blanco Núñez and Pablo de Castro Martín, Poder Terrestre y Poder Naval en la época de la batalla de Trafalgar, Madrid, Ministry of Defence, 2006, pp.702
  • With Miguel Ángel de Bunes, Óscar Recio Morales, Bernardo J. García García, Irlanda y la Monarquía Hispánica. Kinsale, 1601-2001. Política, Guerra, Exilio y Religión); Madrid Universidad de Alcalá-CSIC, Biblioteca de Historia 51, 2002, pp.567

Editorship of volumes of historical documents

  • Monumenta Borgia VI (1478-1551) and Monumenta Borgia VII (1551-1566). Sanctus Franciscus Borgia Quartus Gandiae Dux et Societatis Iesu Praepositus Generalis Tertius. Monumenta Historica Societatis Iesu, Institum Historicum Societatis Iesu-Generalitat Valenciana, vol. 156, Valencia-Rome, 2003, pp.752; vol.157, 2009, pp.858.

International prizes / awards / academy memberships

  • Fellow of the Ambrosiana Academy of Milan, (elected 2010)
  • Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Academy of History, Spain, (elected 2007)
  • Fellow of the Valencia Academy of Ecclesiastical History, (elected November 2008)
  • Army Prize for Best Study in the Humanities, Ministry of Defence, Spain, 2002
  • Roberto Bellarmino Prize for the Best International Doctorate, Gregorian University of Rome, 1998
  • Our Lady of the Sea Prize for the Best Study in Maritime History, Ministry of Defence, Spain, 1994
  • Army Prize for the Best Study in the Humanities, Ministry of Defence, Spain, 2002