Antón M. PAZOS
A Doctor of History and Doctor of Theology. He is a member of Pontificio Comitato di Scienze Storiche. He was professor at the Universities of Oviedo and Navarra until he joined the CSIC at the Instituto de Historia in Madrid, where he was editor of the journal Hispania Sacra and vice-director of the highly specialised Master’s Degree on the Hispanic world, promoted by the Fundación Carolina along with the Fundación Mapfre. In 2006 he transferred to the IEGPS.
Rúa de San Roque, nº 2
15704, Santiago de Compostela
His research has centred on the contemporary religious history of Spain and America, with projects on the secular clergy, the Church in the 19th and 20th centuries and the Spanish Civil War, such as the publication of the Archivo Gomá. In terms of the religious history of Hispanic America he has dealt in the main with the transition between the 19th and 20th centuries. At the IEGPS he is the coordinator of a line of research into pilgrimage, which has been the driving force behind several international colloquia and he belongs to the CINPAC network of researchers.
He is vice-president of the Comisión Internacional de Historia y Estudios del Cristianismo, http://www.cihec.org/, as well as corresponding academician of the academies ecuatoriana and colombiana de Historia Eclesiástica and of the Instituto Balear de Historia. He is a member of the editorial board of Hispania Sacra (Madrid) and of the scientific committee of Studia et Documenta (Rome) and Atti e Documenti (Vatican City). He has supervised thirteen doctoral theses and eleven research projects as principal investigator. At Routledge he was editor of the series Compostela International Studies in Pilgrimage History and Culture.
Religious Pilgrimages in the Mediterranean World, Routledge, London - New York 2023, 188 pp.
"Recent Research in a Renewed Pilgrimage. The Way of St James in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries", in Antón M. Pazos (ed.), Religious Pilgrimages in the Mediterranean World, Routledge, London - New York 2023, pp. 67-68
"Medio siglo de Misión española en Francia", in Pierantonio Piatti (ed.) Libellus quasi speculum. Studi offerti a Bernard Ardura, Pontificio Comitato di Scienze Storiche, Atti e Documenti, 66, Libreria Editrice Vaticana, Città del Vaticano, 2022, pp. 1221-1249.
Las reliquias de Santiago: documentos fundamentales de la reinventio de 1879, Santiago de Compostela, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Xunta de Galicia, 2021 (Anejos de Cuadernos de Estudios Gallegos, 51), 413 pp.
Nineteenth-Century European Pilgrimages. A New Golden Age, Routledge, London - New York, 2020, 284 págs.Nineteenth-Century European Pilgrimages. A New Golden Age, Routledge, London - New York, 2020, 284 pp.
Relics, Shrines and Pilgrimages. Sanctity in Europe from Late Antiquity, Routledge, London - New York, 2020, 274 pp.
“Compostela, Rome and the revival of pilgrimages to Santiago”, en Antón M. PAZOS (ed.), Nineteenth-Century European Pilgrimages. A New Golden Age, Routledge, London - New York, 2020, pp. 101-118.
“The course and consequences of the reinventio of the relics of St James in 1879”, en Antón M. PAZOS (ed.), Relics, Shrines and Pilgrimages. Sanctity in Europe from Late Antiquity, Routledge, London - New York, 2020, pp. 109-127.
“España y la Santa Sede en la Gran Guerra: De las propuestas de paz a la Conferencia de París”, en Marc AGOSTINO (a cura di), Santa Sede e Cattolici nel mondo postbelico 1918-1922. Raccolta di Studi nel centenario della conclusione della Prima Guerra Mondiale, Libreria Editrice Vaticana, Città del Vaticano, 2020, pp. 77-96.
Translating the Relics of St James: From Jerusalem to Compostela, Routledge, London - New York, 2017, 242 pp.