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 Dr. Xabier Zabaltza

Department of Contemporary History
Telf.: 946015154 / Fax: 946013399
Faculty of Social and Communication Sciences
University of the Basque Country

P.O. Box 644
E-48080 – Bilbao




Since 2012, he has worked as a Lecture in the Contemporary History  Department at the  UPV / EHU. Previously from 2004 to 2007 he has taught "Basque XXI- "Vasconia XXI" courses in the  PhD Graduate program of the Department of Sociology at the UPV / EHU.
He got his Bachelor in Arts from the University of Zaragoza (1989) and his PhD in History from the University of Navarra (2003).
From 1991 to 2010 he worked as a translator of Basque in the Government and Parliament of Navarra. After joining the UPV / EHU, he has been an active member of the consolidated research group "Biography and Parliament" and has participated in its projects.
His earlier individual research has focused on language and identity. In this field he has published six books and over a hundred scientific as well as divulgative articles in different magazines and newspapers. His this respect,  he has been a regular contributor  of  newspapers such as El Pais and Euskaldunon Egunkaria.