Rubén González Cuerva

Ruben González Cuerva is Científico Titular (Tenured Scientist) at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), in Madrid. He completed his PhD at the Autonomous University of Madrid (2010) and thereafter has been postdoctoral fellow at the National University of Salta (Argentina), Marie Curie Fellow at the German Historical Institute of Rome, Juan de la Cierva Postdoctoral Researcher at the CSIC and associate lecturer at the Autonomous University of Madrid and the Complutense University. He specializes in Habsburg’s political communication and network interaction through diplomatic and female channels. He is currently directing the Spanish national project DIPLOINMED (Intercultural Mediterranean Diplomacy of the Spanish Monarchy).

Among his publications are (with José Martínez Millán, eds.) La dinastía de los Austria: la Monarquía Católica y el Imperio, 3 vols.(Madrid, 2011); Baltasar de Zúñiga, una encrucijada de la Monarquía hispana (Madrid, 2012); (with Alexander Koller, eds.) A Europe of Courts, a Europe of Factions: Political Groupings at Early Modern Centres of Power (1550 – 1700) (Leiden, 2017); (with Miguel Ángel Bunes Ibarra) Túnez 1535: Voces de una campaña europea (Madrid, 2018); (with Francesco Caprioli, eds.) Reconocer al infiel: la representación en la diplomacia hispano-musulmana (siglos XVI y XVII) (Madrid, 2021); and Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress (1528-1603): Dynastic Networker (London, 2022).