Prof. Dr. Antonio Álvarez-Ossorio Alvariño
Antonio Álvarez-Ossorio Alvariño is the director of the Madrid Institute for Advanced Study (MIAS) since 2017. He is the principal investigator of the Project H2020-MSCA-RISE “Failure: Reversing the Genealogies of Unsuccess, 16th-19th centuries” (Grant Agreement number 823998), 2019-2023. Before that was Vicerrector para el Desarrollo de las Enseñanzas (2008-2009), Vicerrector para los Estudiantes y la Formación Continua (2009-2013) and Vicerrector para las Relaciones Institucionales y Empleabilidad (2013-2017) in the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He is member of the editorial board of the series "Iberian History in Global Contexts: Connexions" published with Routledge. Together with Cinzia Cremonini, he is director of the series "Storie d'Europa" published with UniCatt. He is a member of the Academic Committee of the historical journals Cheiron, Annali di Storia Moderna e Contemporanea and Mélanges de l'Ecole française de Rome, Italie et Méditerranée modernes et comtemporaines. He is an honorary ("correspondiente") member of the Real Academia de la Historia since 2010, and has been a member of the Accademia Ambrosiana of Milan since 2002. He is member of the "Comité sur l´Europe des Cours" of the Centre de Recherche du Châteu de Versailles. Member of the International Scientific Council of the Doctorate in History of the Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú since 2018. He was Senior Visiting Investigator at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais of Lisbon, Visiting Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University, Visiting Professor at the Università degli Studi di Milano, Visiting Professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Guest Professor at the École Normale Supérieure of Lyon. His research interests are focused on the court society and the way of life of the courtiers, and the government of the Spanish Italy. He has published more than 100 articles and chapters of books.