Marije Hristova

Marije Hristova holds a M.A. in History from the University of Groningen, a M.A. in Spanish Literature from the University of Amsterdam and a Ph.D. (cum laude) from Maastricht University in The Netherlands.

Currently, Marije is a postdoctoral researcher in the H2020 funded project UNREST: Unsettling Remembering and Social Cohesion in Transnational Europe at the Institute for Language, Literature and Anthropology in Madrid, which is part of the Spanish National Research Council. From 2011 to 2013 she was a Marie Curie fellow at the same institute. She is also the co-founder and co-organizer of Memorias en Red, a Spanish based research network for young researchers in the field of memory studies.

Marije is the author of Reimagining Spain: Transnational Entanglements and Remembrance of the Spanish Civil War since 1989 in which she explores the transnational frameworks and imageries that play a role in the re-emergence of the memories of the Spanish Civil War in contemporary Spanish literature.


Main publications:


  •  2016. Reimagining Spain: Transnational Entanglements and Remembrance of the Spanish Civil War since 1989. Maastricht: Universitaire Pers Maastricht

Articles and chapters of books: 

  • 2015 ‘Tussen India en West-Europa. Outsourcing in Bulgarije biedt veel kansen. Of toch niet?’ Donau. Tijdschrift voor Midden- en Zuidoost-Europa. 2015/01, 47-54
  • 2015. “La apertura de fosas comunes de la guerra civil española: discurso ético y generacional” En Ariel Jerez y Emilio Silva (eds.), Políticas de memoria y construcción de ciudadanía. Madrid: Postmetropolis Editorial y ARMH.
  • 2014. & Ferrándiz, Francisco, Lee Douglas y Zoé de Kerangat (eds.) ‘Faces and Traces of Violence: Memory Politics in Global Perspective’. Culture & History Digital Journal. 3 (2).
  • 2014 & Lee Douglas, Zoé de Kerangat y Francisco Ferrándiz. “Violence and the politics of memory in a global context: An overture”. Culture and History 3(2): e012
  • 2014. “Reconciliación y reconstrucción: Procesos y paradojas de la memoria a través del espacio urbano de Gernika” Review of Dacia Viejo-Rose (2011). Reconstructing Spain. Cultural Heritage and Memory after Civil War. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, Hispania LXXIV, 247, 631-634.
  • 2014. “Discursos y políticas de la memoria en España: una perspectiva transnacional” Review of Nina Elsemann (2011). Umkämpfte Erinnerungen. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag], Hispania LXXIV, 246, 310-313
  • 2013.”Concurrerende verhalen. Over de begraafplaats van Zaragoza” En Frank Huisman, Nico Randeraad and Georgi Verbeeck (eds.), Geschiedenis is overal. Amsterdam: Wereldbibliotheek, 209 -226.