Doctorate in Contemporary History from the Universidad del País Vasco since 2000. Her doctoral thesis about the construction of women identities in the Bilbao middle-classes during the 20’s and 30’s won the Research Prize Victoria Kent from the Universidad de Málaga in 2001.

From this research group she founded the association AHOA (Ahozko Historiaren Artxiboa-Archivo de la Memoria) in 2004, an archive where she is the current Chairwoman. From 2008 to 2012 she was a member of the Board of the International Oral History Association (IOHA) and between 2010 and 2012 she was Vice-President of the association.

She teaches Contemporary History at the Faculty of Literature from the Universidad del País Vasco as well as in the Master of feminist and gender studies, in the Master of Contemporary History and in the online Master of equal opportunities at the Universidad del País Vasco.

Her research lines focus on three areas, the construction of contemporary identities from a national, class and gender perspective in the Basque Country; oral history and the analysis of memory from a cultural perspective and gender history, and the study of the power relations between men and women.

Her last publication is the chapter “The Healing Effect of Discourses: Body, Emotions and Gender Subjectivity in Basque Nationalism”, from the book edited by Rina Benmayor, et al.(eds.), Memory, Subjectivities, and Representation: Approaches to Oral History in Latin America, Portugal, and Spain, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp. 77-93. Anoher contribution is the chapter “From Militia Women to Emakume: Myths Regarding Femininity during the Civil War in the Basque Country”, from the book edited by Aurora Morcillo Memory and Cultural History of the Spanish Civil War. Realms of Oblivion, Brill Publishers, 2013, pp. 179-213. She is also author of the monographs: Entre señorita y garçonne”. Historia oral de las mujeres bilbainas de clase media. 1919-1939 (2002) and Entreverse, teoría y metodología práctica de las fuentes orales (2012). Her articles have been published in different specialized magazines, “La imagen viril de Pasionaria. Los significados simbólicos de Dolores Ibárruri en la II República y la Guerra Civil”, Historia y Política, 36, (2016); “La Prostitución y la clase obrera en el tránsito del siglo XIX al XX. Un análisis de género a la obra literaria de Julián Zugazagoitia”, Historia Contemporánea, 33, (2006); “Los otros cuerpos disciplinados. Relaciones de género y estrategias de autocontrol del cuerpo femenino, (primer tercio del siglo XX)”, Arenal, 2007 (vol. 14.1); “Género e identidad de clase. La construcción de la clase obrera vizcaína durante el primer tercio del siglo XX”, Historia Social, 54, (2006).

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