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Dr Carlos Conde Solares

Senior Lecturer

Department: Humanities

Carlos is currently Programme Leader for BA History. He is the author of three monographs on cultural and theosophical aspects of the history of medieval and early modern Spain; he has co-edited and contributed to international collective volumes, and published articles in two languages in peer-reviewed journals across different countries. Carlos is a regular contributor to international press, and has written opinion pieces in El Mundo, The Globe Post, Cronica Popular, The ESRC's UK in a Changing Europe and The Conversation among many other outlets. He has made guest appearances in Al Jazeera, France 24, TRT and other TV channels. Carlos currently chairs the academic think tank Foro de Profesores, with over 500 active members in 14 countries.

Carlos Conde Solares

Campus Address

Lipman 317

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Carlos is current involved in a collective project entitled The Rise of the Republic of Letters, together with colleagues from the Universities of Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), Complutense (Madrid), Salamanca, Oxford, Queen Mary (London), Columbia, Lyon and Georgetown. His individual contribution to this research cluster is The Antisemitic Myth of the Jewish Puppetteer, as study of the origins of the Antisemitic trope of the Jewish government in the shadows of power.

His latest work has focused on the interactions between the spiritual systems of Christianity, Judaism and Islam in late medieval Spain.

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Los Naufragios (1542) de Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca: España y los albores de la legalidad internacional, Solares, C. 1 Aug 2021, In: Araucaria
  • Introduction Tracing the Oral in Hispanic Literatures, Twomey, L., Conde Solares, C. 1 Nov 2019, In: Bulletin of Hispanic Studies
  • La espiritualidad cristiana en la España del siglo XV: entre corte y monasterio, Conde Solares, C. 15 Oct 2019
  • The Moral Dimensions of Sufism and the Iberian Mystical Canon, Conde Solares, C. 28 Dec 2019, In: Religions
  • Palacios de cristal, patios interiores, árboles devocionales: simbología y espacios compartidos entre el sufismo andalusí y la mística del Carmelo, Conde Solares, C. 10 May 2018, In: Anaquel de Estudios Árabes
  • El canon heterodoxo de la gran mística hispánica: beatas, meditacíon e iluminismo, Conde Solares, C. 15 Nov 2017
  • Proceedings of the Seventeenth Colloquium, Barnett, D., Conde Solares, C., Sanmateu, X., Whetnall, J. 2015
  • Men Who Talk About Love in Late Medieval Spain: Hugo de Urriés and Egalitarian Married Life, Conde Solares, C. Dec 2013, In: New Readings
  • A Late Medieval Knight Reflecting on his Public Life: Hugo de Urriés (c. 1405-c. 1493), Diplomacy and Translating the Classics, Conde Solares, C. 2012, In: Journal Imago Temporis- Medium Aevum
  • Social continuity and religious coexistence: the Muslim community of Tudela in Navarre before the expulsion of 1516, Conde Solares, C. 2011, In: Continuity and Change

Professional Activity

PGR Supervision

Lynne Chrisp Workers' Responses to the Argentine Crisis: The Case of a Cartonero Co-operative Start Date: 01/05/2015 End Date: 27/10/2017


  • Humanities PhD September 01 2009
  • Hispanic Studies MA (Hons) July 01 2004
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2008

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