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HERADES RUIZ, Pedro José (2nd year researcher, HEC Department, EUI)
Pedro José HERADES RUIZ is a PhD Researcher in the Department of History and Civilisation at the EUI since 2015. His project is titled “Cities of War, Cities of Power. Urban Fortification in the Western Mediterranean Territories. Cartagena and Marseille”. It is a study about the construction of military infrastructures in these two cities during sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Before coming at the EUI, he did all his training at the University of Murcia, where he was member of the Seminary of Family and Power Elites managed by Professors Francisco Chacón and Juan Hernández Franco.
SÁNCHEZ CAMACHO, Alberto (2nd year researcher, HEC Department, EUI)
Alberto SÁNCHEZ CAMACHO is a PhD Researcher in the Department of History and Civilisation at the EUI since 2015. His PhD project ‘Up and down’: Genoese financiers and their relational capital in the early reign of Philip II analyses part of the Genoese social capital during the period 1558-1560 to discover how the Genoese financiers managed their upstream and downstream credit flows that fuelled the Hispanic Monarchy. He took his B.A. in History at the University of Alcala and his M. Litt. of Global Empires at the University of Dundee. Among other qualifications, he collaborated as secondary researcher in the project “Guerra económica: fundamentos y balance del proyecto mercantilista de Olivares para la Europa Septentrional” (University of Alcala, 2012-2013) funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and supervised by Dr. Alicia Esteban Estríngana.
VICENTE MARTÍN, Irene María (1st year researcher, HEC Department, EUI)
Irene María VICENTE MARTÍN is a PhD Researcher in the Department of History and Civilization at the EUI since 2016. In her project entitled ‘Social networks and politic power in Salvador da Bahia during the Iberian Union (1580-1640), she aims to study the leading personalities that served in the capital of Brazil and their networks during this period in which the Crown of Portugal was indeed part of the Hispanic Monarchy. Before coming at the EUI, she did her training at the University of Salamanca, following the guidelines of Professor José Manuel Santos Pérez. She is also one of the researchers involved in the project called “Circulación de personas, libros, objetos y noticias entre Brasil y los territorios de la Monarquía Hispánica (1580-1668)” [HAR2016-78099-P], and in the development of the BRASILHIS database.