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  • Joaquín Varela Suanzes-Carpegna Universidad de Oviedo


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Joaquín Varela Suanzes-Carpegna, Universidad de Oviedo

Professor of Constitutional Law at Oviedo University and the director of the “Martínez Marina” seminar of Constitutional History, which edits the electronic journal “Historia Constitucional » and promotes the e-journal “In Itinere”. He is a specialist in Spanish and comparative constitutional history on which he has written approximately two-hundred works, some of which have been translated into English, French, Italian and Portuguese. Particularly noteworthy of his most recent books are Governo e partiti nel pensiero britannico (1688-1832) (Giuffrè, 2007), his comprehensive preliminary study for the Spanish edition of The English Constitution, by Walter Bagehot (CEPC, 2010), La Teoría del Estado en las Cortes de Cádiz (CEPC, 2011) La Monarquía doceañista. 1810-1837 (Marcial Pons, 2013) and Six études d¨histoire Constitutionnel comparée et espagnole (In Itinere, 2013). He also directs the collection, « Leyes Políticas Españolas. 1808-1978 » and is author of its first volume: Constituciones y Leyes Fundamentales (Iustel, 2012). His latest books are Política y Constitución en España (1808-1978) (CEPC, 2014) and Historia e Historiografía Constitucionales (Trotta, 2014).