Dr Nagore Calvo
Department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
Kings College London
Nagore Calvo Mendizabal obtained a BA in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain, in the year 1999, after which she took postgraduate courses on political economy and sociology at University of Lancaster. She then completed her PhD in Sociology at University of Lancaster, where she was also employed as a teaching tutor. She joined King’s College London in 2009 as a Teaching Fellow, and then she was employed as a Lecturer in 2010.
Nagore Calvo Mendizabal research interests are in the themes of political economy, state theory, globalisation, nationalism, geography studies and historical sociology. She explores these themes in her study of modern and contemporary Spain and Europe. Nagore welcomes doctoral students who are interested in working on the political economy and historical sociology of state formation in Spain (including, specifically, Basque Country) and Europe. Also, students who are interested in exploring issues with regard to nationalism and nation formation and, issues of state restructuring, crisis and responses to the dominant neoliberal paradigm within contemporary Spain and European context.