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Susana Torres Prieto


Susana Torres Prieto


International Relations

Professor Torres has developed her academic and research career in the areas of Slavic and Medieval Studies. She has specialized on the literature and culture of Russia from the Middle Ages until now, as well as on the means and context of transmission of knowledge. She has taught in several universities in Spain and abroad and, after having been member of several international research groups and directing her own, is currently Researcher at the Cátedra ‘La Caixa’ for Management. She is also member of several scientific societies worldwide. In her free time, she enjoys sailing, cooking and travelling.

Corporate experience

• Associate Professor of Humanities and International Relations, IE Univesity

• Research Project Manager & Associate Professor, Universidad Eclesiástica San Dámaso, Madrid

• Associate Professor, St. Louis University (Madrid)

• Postdoctoral Fellow, FECYT/Ministerio de Educación, Ciencia y Tecnología &Université Sorbonne- Paris IV, France

• Visiting Assistant Professor at Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS), Arizona State University (USA)

Academic Background

• Diplôme Post-Doctorat, Section des sciences historiques et philologiques, École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris)

• PhD. ‘Doctor Europaeus’ in Philology, Universidad Complutense (Madrid) & University of Cambridge (UK)

• M..A. in Slavic and Indo-European Studies, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

• Five-year Bachelor Degree in Slavic Philology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Selected Publications

• Torres , S. (2020). “Los Antiguos Eslavos”. Editorial Síntesis

• Torres , S. (2018). “The Slavic tradition of the Alexander Romance”. In Stoneman, R. (Eds.). A History of Alexander the Great in World Culture. Cambridge University Press

• Torres , S. (2017). “The Portrait of Anna Porphyrogenita”. In Ostrowski, D., Raffensperger, C. (Eds.). Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe. Routledge

• Heredero, A., Hernández de la Fuente, D., Torres , S. (2014). “New perspectives on the Late Roman Eastern Empire”. Cambridge Scholars Publishing

• Alvarez-Pedroza, J., Torres , S. (2009). “Medieval Slavic Studies: New Perspectives for Research”. Institut d’études slaves