Marina Moya Moreno

Thesis title: Representation and memorialisation of the Spanish transition. The construction of Spanish democratic identity in the representation of history


I grew up in Madrid, where I achieved my Degree in History at the Complutense University of Madrid, specialising in Contemporary History and American History. I came to Edinburgh on Erasmus during the final year of my bachelor's degree, and returned the year after to pursue an MSc in Contemporary History.  


2016-17 - MSc in Contemporary History (University of Edinburgh)

  • 'The Spanish Democratic Transition in Spanish History Textbooks and the construction of contemporary Spanish democracy in the teaching of history'

2012-16 - Degree in History (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

  • 'The spatial dimension as a tool for historical analysis. Theoretical development, new approaches and new technologies'

Responsibilities & affiliations

Steering Committee Member, Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History

Undergraduate teaching

- Themes in Modern European History  (

- Making of the Modern World (