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Georg Krizmanics


Georg Krizmanics


Global Public Law and Governance

Law and Humanities

Georg T. A. Krizmanics is political scientist and historian. As Adjunct Professor at IE Law School he teaches Contemporary Political and Economic History. Dr. Krizmanics holds a PhD in social sciences from the Complutense University in Madrid and a MA in Latin American Studies from the University Institute Ortega y Gasset in Madrid. He studied political sciences at Science Po. Paris and the University of Vienna, where he earned a MA.

Georg is member of the Research Group on Global and Transnational History (Complutense University in Madrid), where he coordinates the group’s colloquium. Additionally, he is member of the Research Group on Memory and History in the Contemporary World (National University of Distance Education in Madrid), where he collaborated in the following research projects: Obsesión por la memoria en Paraguay, Argentina y Brasil, 1880-1940 Las representaciones utópicas de museos, viajeros y beachcombers; Historia y memoria en los museos iberoamericanos; Industrias de la memoria: Identidad, relatos y democracia en los espacios de memoria de Argentina, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay en el nuevo milenio.

From 2013 to 2017 he was a Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports PhD Fellow at the Faculty of Information Science (Complutense University in Madrid). Furthermore, his PhD research received economic support from the German Academic Exchange Service and the Ibero-American Institute in Berlin.

His research interests are memory and identity politics in Latin America and Europe. The studies he carried out focused on public memory and identity politics and its effects on regional integration efforts in Latin and Ibero-American contexts; the critical analysis of narrative structures in public and private history museums; and the emergence of a German-Chilean nationalism in a setting of transnational relations between German nationalist academic fraternities (Burschenschaften) in Austria, Chile and Germany.

Corporate Experience

• Area Sales Manager, Macmillan (SpringerNature) (Madrid), 2018 – 2020

• Sales Manager (DACH-region), AMC-Mecanocaucho (Asteasu, Spain): Market research; acquisition; customer advisory; marketing; business trip organization and participation; translations (Spanish, English, German, French), 2006

• Project Coordinator, Jugend Eine Welt/Volontariat Bewegt (Vienna). Development Coop. Volunteers Program: advocacy/partnership building; program development/management; volunteer mobilization/management, 2012 – 2013

• Office support, Deloitte, Real Estate Tourism & Leisure Dept. (Vienna): Market research; evaluation and documentation of real estates, 2004

• Coordinator Youth Center, Foundation Salesian Street Children Project/Jugend Eine Welt (Quito, Ecuador), 2002 – 2004

Academic Experience

• Adjunct Faculty, IE University (Madrid). Undergraduate course: Contemporary Political and Economic History (taught in English), since 2020

• Colloquium Coordinator, University Complutense Madrid (UCM), Research Group on Global and Transnational History, since 2014

• PhD Fellow/teaching assistant, UCM. Undergraduate courses: Contemporary History and History of political thought, 2013 – 2017

• Research Assistant, National Distance Education University (UNED, Madrid), 2011 – 2017

• Research Assistant, Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (Vienna), dept. Human Rights in Development Cooperation and Business, 2008 – 2009

Academic Background

• Ph.D., Social Sciences (highest distinction), Complutense U. Madrid, 2013 – 2017

• Diploma, Latin American Studies (equivalent MA; with honors), Univ. Inst. Ortega y Gasset, 2010 – 2011

• Diploma, Political Science (equivalent MA; with honors), University of Vienna, 2005 – 2010

• Postgraduate course: “Interamerican Relations: A Vision Towards The Future 2nd Edition”; Georgetown University/Fundación Ortega y Gasset, 2011