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Antonio Francisco Canales Serrano

Holder of a degree and doctorate in History from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Between 2002 and 2018 he was a lecturer in the History of Education at the Universidad de La Laguna (Tenerife), and is currently Full Professor of the same specialist field at the Department of Educational Studies, Faculty of Education-Teacher Training Centre of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

His research has focused on the history of Spain in the 20th century, with a particular emphasis on education, science and gender. He is the author of the book Las otras derechas (Marcial Pons, 2006) and co-editor of La larga noche de la educación española (Biblioteca Nueva, 2015), Science Policies and Twentieth-Century Dictatorships (Routledge, 2015) and Women’s Education in Southern Europe. Historical Perspectives (19th-20th Centuries) (Aracne, 2017). He has published dozens of chapters and articles in indexed journals such as Revista de Educación, Paedagogica Historica, History of Education, Gender and Education, Bordón, Educación XX1, Ayer, Historia Social e Historia Contemporánea, etc.

Participation in various research projects funded by the Government of Spain and the Government of the Canaries, on the education and science policy of the Franco regime. Currently heading the National R&D Project La frontera entre ciencia y política y la ciencia en la frontera: la ciencia española, 1907-1975 (FFI2015-64529-P). He has since 2013 been a member of the Governing Board of the Spanish Education History Society, and since 2019 has been the senior editor of its journal, Historia y Memoria de la Educación, and a member of the Executive Committee of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE).

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