foto Monica Bolufer Peruga
PDI-Catedratic/a d'Universitat
Knowledge area: MODERN HISTORY
Department: Early Modern History
Facultat de Geografia i Història Av. Blasco Ibáñez, 28 46010 València
(9639) 83547

She specializes in sociocultural history and women's and gender history in the modern age, more specifically in the eighteenth century. Se has worked, among other fields, on gender representations, women's intellectual practices, the notions of the self and intimacy, politeness, conduct and medical literature, and cultural transfer (travel, translations).   She has published several books:  Mujeres e Ilustración. La construcción de la feminidad en la España del siglo XVIII (1998), Amor, matrimonio y familia (1998, with I. Morant), Antonio Ponz: Viaje fuera de España (2007), La vida y la escritura en el siglo XVIII (2008), Mujeres y hombres en la Historia. Una propuesta pedagógica y docente (2018), Arte y artificio de la vida en común. Los modelos de comportamiento y sus tensiones en el Siglo de las Luces (2019; award of the Spanish Society for Eighteenh-Century Studies to the best monograph published that year), and coedited essay-collections (Historia y cine. La construcción del pasado a través de la ficción, 2015; Educar las costumbres y los sentimientos. Una mirada desde la Historia, 2014; The Routledge Companion to the Hispanic Enlightenment (2020; coedited with Elizabeth Lewis and Catherine Jaffe). She has also published numerous essays in academic journals and essay collections in Spain, Britain, France, Italy, the United States and Germany.

She has led several research funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and participated in international ones funded by COST, Leverhulme Trust, ANR-DFG, PAPIIT, Welcome Trust. She is at present principal investigator of CIRGEN: Circulating Gender in the Global Enlightenment: Ideas, Networks, Agencies, financiado por el European Research Council (ERC Advanced Grant 2017, 787015, 2019-2023) ( and of the Spanish team taking part in  PURE (PUblic REnaissance: Urban Cultures of Public Space between Early Modern Europe and the Present; HERA-net, 2019-2022; PCI2019-103749) ( 

She has been vicepresident of Fundación Española de Historia Moderna (FEHM) and member of the Executive Board of Asociación Española de Investigación de Historia de las Mujeres (AEIHM). She serves as external expert in evaluations by the European Research Council, COST, the Spanish Research Agency (AEI) and regional agencies DEVA and AGAUR.


Subjects taught and teaching methods
36213 - Relaciones de género, pensamiento, historia y sociedadTheory
43361 - Gender relations in history - Master’s Degree in Gender and Equality PoliciesSeminars, Theory
First semester
Monday de 16:00 a 19:00. DESPACHO BLASCO IBAÑEZ
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