Department of History
Name:Manuel Perez Garcia
Title:Tenured Associate Professor

Email:mpergar@sjtu.edu.cn

Research Expertise:Global History, Economic History, International Relations, Trans-national and Comparative History, East Asian and Chinese History.

Courses:Global History and Economic Development in China and the West

Manuel Perez Garcia www.manuelperezgarcia.eu is tenured Associate Professor at the Department of History, School of Humanities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University which he joined in September 2017. He was Associate Professor at the School of International Studies, Renmin University of China from 2013 until 2017. From 2011 to 2013 he was postdoctoral fellow and assistant chair at the Department of History at Tsinghua University. He is also Distinguished Researcher at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Seville, Spain).

He obtained his PhD at the Department of History and Civilization, European University Institute (Florence, Italy) in 2011.

He was awarded in 2016 with an ERC (European Research Council)-Starting Grant, under the framework of Horizon 2020 European Union Funding for Research & Innovation to conduct the GECEM Project (Global Encounters between China and Europe www.gecem.eu) on China-Europe market integration and economic growth. He is the first (and so far only) ERC grantee fully based in China.

He is the founder and director of the Global History Network in China (GHN) the first academic network in global history established in China www.globalhistorynetwork.com  

He was research fellow at UCBerkeley (US), International Institute for Asian Studies at Leiden University (Netherlands) as Marie Curie fellow, visiting professor at University of British Columbia (Canada), University of Cambridge (UK), St. Antony’s College and Center of Global History at University of Oxford (UK), UNAM (Mexico), University of Tokyo (Japan), and University of Macerata (Italy).

He is the editor-in-chief of the new Palgrave Studies series in Comparative Global History: www.palgrave.com/de/series/15711

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4520-3760   

RESEARCHER ID: L-6257-2014

Monographs

PEREZ GARCIA, M., Global History with ‘Chinese Characteristics’. Autocratic States along the Silk Road in the Decline of the Spanish and Qing Empire (1680-1796), New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2021. Open Access book https://bit.ly/2SI388W 

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., Blood, Land and Power: The Rise and Fall of the Spanish Nobility and Lineages in the Early Modern Period (XVI-XIX centuries), Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2021. Open Access book https://bit.ly/3fDroln

PEREZ GARCIA, M., ‘Vicarious Consumers’: Trans-National Meetings between the West and East in the Mediterranean World (1730-1808), London: Routledge, 2013.

PEREZ GARCIA, M., Armas, limpieza de sangre y linaje. Reproducción social de familias poderosas de Murcia (siglos XVI-XIX) [Heraldry, Pure Blood and Lineage. Social Reproduction of Powerful Families in the Kingdom of Murcia (XVIth-XIXth centuries)], Murcia (Spain): Academia Alfonso X el Sabio - Ayuntamiento de Murcia, 2007.


Edited Books

PEREZ GARCIA, M. and SOUSA, L. (eds.), Global History and New Polycentric Approaches Europe, Asia and the Americas in a World Network System (XVI-XIXth centuries), Palgrave Studies in Comparative Global History, Singapore: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2018. Open Access book https://bit.ly/3vEmx93

PEREZ GARCIA, M. and CUI SHOUJUN (eds.), China and Latin America in Transition: Economic Commitments & Policy Dynamics, New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2016.

PEREZ GARCIA, M. and BESTARD, J. (eds.), Familia, valores y reprentaciones [Family, Values and Social Representations], Murcia (Spain): University of Murcia, 2010.

Editor-in-chief of Special Issues in SSCI & AHCI Journals 

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., Special Issue “Pacific and Atlantic Markets”, Journal Atlantic Studies. Global Currents, 2021.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., Special Issue “Creating Global Demand during the Early Modern Era”, Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History (Cambridge University Press), Volume 38, Special Issue 3, December 2020. Open Access https://bit.ly/2TrmlvH


Articles in SSCI SSCI & AHCI Journals (Web of Science)

PEREZ-GARCIA, M. et alt., “Big Data and “New” Global History: Global Goods and Trade Networks in Early Modern China and Europe”, Itinerario. Journal of Imperial and Global Interactions, 2021 (forthcoming). SSCI & AHCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Beyond the Silk Road: Manila galleons, trade networks and Global goods. Integrating Atlantic and Pacific markets, 16th-19th centuries”, Journal Atlantic Studies. Global Currents, 2021, pp. 1–11 (forthcoming). SSCI & AHCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., JIN LEI, “The economic “micro-cosmos” of Canton as a global entrepôt: Overseas trade, consumption and the Canton System from the Kangxi to Qianlong eras (1683–1795)”, Journal Atlantic Studies. Global Currents, 2021, pp. 1–19 (forthcoming). SSCI & AHCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M. and NIERGA, O., “From Soft-Power Policy to Academic Diplomacy: Economic Implications of “One Belt, One Road” for EU-China’s Internationalization in Higher Education System”, China: An International Journal, 2021 (forthcoming). SSCI & AHCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Creating Global Demand: Polycentric Approaches, Crossroads of Silk and Silver in China and the Iberian Empires during the Early Modern Era”, Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History 38, n. 3 (2020): 405-19. SSCI & AHCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M. “Global Goods, Silver and Market Integration: Consumption of Wine, Silk and Porcelain through the Grill Company via the Macao-Canton and Marseille-Seville trade nodes during the eighteenth century”, Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History  38, n. 3 (2020): 449-84. SSCI & AHCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Consumption of Chinese goods in southwestern Europe: a multi-relational database and the vicarious consumption theory as alternative model to the industrious revolution (eighteenth century)”, Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History, (2019) 52:1, 15-36. SSCI & AHCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Global History vs. Eurocentrism: historiographical review, analysis on consumption and a comparative case study between China and Europe (1730-1808)”, Economic History Research, vol. 13(1), 2017: 1-13. SSCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Internationalization and reforms in the higher education system of China”, Problemas del Desarrollo Económico/Latin American Journal of Economics, 187(47), March 2016: 37-62. SSCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Spanish America Global Markets: the Trade of ‘vicuña’ Wool and ‘grana’ Cochineal in the XVIIIth Century”, America Latina en la Historia Económica, vol. 23, n. 1, 2016: 184-222. SSCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “From Eurocentrism to Sinocentrism: New Challenges in Global History”, European Journal of Scientific Research, vol. 119, n. 3 (March), 2014: 337-352. SSCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “New Technologies Applied to Family History. A Particular Case of Southern Europe (Eighteenth-Century)”, Journal of Family History, volume 36, issue 3, July 2011: 248-262. SSCI & AHCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Les échanges transnationaux et la circulation des nouveaux produits en Méditerranée occidentale au XVIIIe siècle”, Histoire, Societe et Economie, n. 1, 2011: 39-55. SSCI

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Redes sociales y parentesco en la Castilla meridional: el sistema clientelar en el Reino de Murcia (ss. XVII-XVIII)”, Historia Unisinos (Journal of the Brazilian University of Vale dos Rios)vol. 14(3), 2010: 311-328. SSCI & AHCI


Articles in other indexed peer-reviewed journals

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Local Networks and Global Spaces: Macau and Marseille in Comparative Perspective for the Analysis of the Economic Divergence between China and Europe (XVIIIth-XIXth centuries)”, Review of Studies (University of Costa Rica), n. 32, 2016.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Divergence in the economic growth models of the East and West: Rethinking the ‘Needham question’ from a Chinese Perspective”, Review of Social Sciences (University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain), n. 6, 2016.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., 迈向“大分流”:中欧贸易网络和全球消费者在澳门和马赛(18-19世纪)- “Toward a ‘Greater Divergence’?: Sino-European trade networks and ‘global consumers’ in Macau and Marseille (18th-19th Centuries)”, 海洋史研究 [Journal of Maritime History at Guangdong Academy of Social Sciences], January, 2015.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “‘Re-orientando’ historias nacionales: los nuevos retos de la historia global en el mundo académico chino”, Journal of Latin American Studies (Orientando), Issue August 2014, pp. 1-19.

PEREZ GARCIA, M., “El pensamiento europeo sobre la revisión y moderación en los estatutos de limpieza de sangre a través de la razón de estado cristiana en tiempos de Felipe IV”, Bullletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, vol. 38 (2013): 1.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Consumidores ‘Vicarios’: Transferencias e intercambios socio-económicos y culturales entre China y Occidente (s. XVIII)”, Cuadernos de Trabajo del CECHIMEX (UNAM), n. 3, 2013.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Material Culture, Luxury and Fashion in Eighteenth-Century Europe: Criticisms of the New Style of Dress in Enlightenment Spain”, Datatextil, n. 18, 2008, pp. 42-57.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “La conciencia de linaje a través de los símbolos heráldicos: el caso de familias del sur de Castilla (ss. XIII-XV)”, Miscelanea Medieval Murciana, n. 113, 2005.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Estrategias, matrimonios y redes sociales: el caso de la familia Riquelme (s. XVIII)”, Murgetana, v. 113, 2005.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Mayorazgo y poder en la ciudad de Baza: litigios de tenuta entre las familias Muñoz y Galiano (s. XVIII)”, Pendulo. Revista Miscelanea de Difusion Cultural, n. 6, 2005.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Servicio a los Fajardo: Familia y vasallaje (ss-XIII-XV)”, Velezana, n. 24, 2005.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Promulgación de decretos en la huerta de Abanilla in 1530”, NUSAYR, 2005.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Tendencias Historiográficas: Origen y Consolidación de la Historia de la Familia”, Cartagena Historica, n. 9, 2004.


Book Chapters

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Introduction: Currents Directions of Global History in China”, in PEREZ GARCIA, M. and SOUSA, L. (eds.), Global History and New Polycentric Approaches Europe, Asia and the Americas in a World Network System (XVI-XIXth centuries), Singapore: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2018.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Challenging National Narratives: On the Origins of Sweet Potato in China as Global Commodity during the Early Modern Period”, in PEREZ GARCIA, M. and SOUSA, L. (eds.), Global History and New Polycentric Approaches Europe, Asia and the Americas in a World Network System (XVI-XIXth centuries), Singapore: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Unitary Players versus Global System: Towards a Sustainable Model of Consumption and Economic Growth in China and Latin America”, in Perez Garcia, M. and Cui Shoujun (eds.), China and Latin America in Transition: Economic Commitments & Policy Dynamics, Asia- Pacific: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2015.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Global Studies with Chinese Characteristics”, in Jan van der Harst and Frank Gaenssmantel (eds.), On Misunderstandings in China-EU Relations, Tsinghua University-University of Groningen, 2014.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Des Statuts de pureté de sang à travers de ‘Raison d´État’ en temps de Philip IV”, MOLINIÈ, A. et CARRASCO, R. (eds.), ‘De la pureté du sang’ en Espagne. Du lignage à la ‘race ‘: les préjugés de sang et leurs controverses à l'Époque Moderne, Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne (PUPS), 2010.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Circulación de bienes en el Mediterráneo occidental a través de una perspectiva trans-nacional: el consumo de textiles a través de las relaciones comerciales entre Francia y España (1740-1756)”, CHACON JIMENEZ, F. y CARRASCO, C., Familia, recursos humanos y vida material, Universidad de Murcia, Spain, 2010.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Costruzione di una identita nazionale attraverso il consumo: ‘spagnolizzazione’ del consumo durante l´Iluminismo”, PROFETTI, M. (ed,) Giudizi e pregiudizi. Percezione dell'altro e stereotipi tra Europa e Mediterraneo, Università degli Studi di Firenze, 2009.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Comercio e influencias culturales en la Europa mediterránea a través de un enfoque trans-nacional. Siglo XVIII”, IMIZCOZ BEUNZA, J.M. y CHACON JIMENEZ (eds.), Procesos de Movilidad Social en la España Moderna. Elite, Redes y Monarquía, Universidad del País Vasco, Vitoria, Spain, 2009.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Entre la corona de Castilla y la de Aragón: el mayorazgo entre los reinos de Valencia y de Murcia (ss. XVII-XVIII”, Territorios distantes, comportamientos similares. Familia, redes y reproducción social en la monarquía hispana (ss. XIV-XIX), IRIGOYEN LOPEZ, A. y MOLINA PUCHE, S. (eds.), Seminario de Familia y Elite de Poder, Universidad de Murcia, Spain, 2009.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Databases and Genealogical Programs Applied to the Late Modern History. A Particular Case of Southern Europe (XVIIIth century)”, The International Committee for the History of Technology, Copenhagen: University of Copenhagen, 2007.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Familia, mayorazgo y reproducción social en la oligarquía murciana: aproximación a través de las redes sociales (ss. XVI-XVIII)”, Fundación Española de Historia Moderna, Universidad de Málaga, España, 2006.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Familia, poder y linaje. Conformación de bandos y surgimiento de luchas en torno a la oligarquía murciana (ss. XV-XVI)”, Las Fronteras. Población y doblamiento, Universidad de Jaén, España, 2005.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “‘Injuria, calumnia y sangre impura’. Banderías y parcialidades desde el Reino de Murcia a Frejenal de la Sierra: el caso de los Paz (ss. XVI-XVIII)”, Historia Social: Las figuras del desorden. Heterodoxos proscritos y marginados, Madrid, España, 2005.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Trayectoria social de un linaje murciano del siglo XVIII: los Riquelme”, Asociación de Demografía Histórica, Universidad de Zaragoza, España, 2004.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Familia y Mayorazgo. Vinculación de un linaje murciano al Reino de Granada: los Riquelme”, Historia Campesinos, Nobles y Mercaderes: Huéscar y el Reino de Granada en los siglos XVI y XVII, Universidad de Granada, España, 2004.

PEREZ-GARCIA, M., “Servicios en la Frontera: el apogeo del linaje Riquelme (siglos XIII-XVI), Iglesias y Fronteras, Universidad de Jaén, España, 2004.

Academic Awards

ERC (European Research Council)-Starting Grant, GECEM Project, ref. 679371, under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program, Brussels (Europe), 2016-2021.

Matteo Ricci Visiting Scholarship Award, School of International Relations, Università di Macerata (Italy), 2015.

Foreign Ministry’s Scholarship for Visiting Professors, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, 2014.

UKNA-Marie Curie Actions, International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden University, 2013-2014.

Foreign Ministry’s Scholarship for Visiting Professors, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, 2013.

52 Chinese Postdoctoral Science Foundation Grant, Ministry of Education of China, 2012-2013.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, School of Humanities, Tsinghua University, 2011-2013.

Fellowship on European Mobility in Asia (‘Argo Program’ by the Spanish Government), 2011-2012.

Full grant by the Spanish Government, Ministerio de Educacion y Ciencia, 2006-2010.

Research grant “Salvador Madariaga Awards” by the Spanish Government, M.A.E. (Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores), 2009-2010.

Full grant by the European University Institute to participate in the exchange program as Visiting Scholar in the University of California at Berkeley, 2008-2009.

Research grant “Salvador Madariaga Awards” by the Spanish Government, M.A.E. (Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores), 2008-2009.

Research grant “Salvador Madariaga Awards” by the Spanish Government, M.A.E. (Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores), 2007-2008.

Research grant “Salvador Madariaga Awards” by the Spanish Government, M.A.E. (Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores), 2006-2007.

Full grant to participate at the European University Institute (Department of History and Civilization), Summer School on “Comparative and Trans-national History: New Approaches to the History of Europe”, Florence, Italy. Institute directed by Professor Heinz-Gerhard Haupt and Professor Bartolome Yun-Casalilla, 2005.

Full grant by the University of Murcia to attend a Master Course in Management of Historical and Cultural Resources. New Professional Perspectives”, 2004-2006.

Full grant by the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo to attend its master course: “Spanish identity in the era of nations”, 2003.

Educational Background 

Ph.D. Global and Trans-National History, European University Institute (Florence, Italy), June, 2011.

PhD Exchange, Faculty of Economics and Department of History/University of California at Berkeley (US), 2008.

M.A. Trans-National and Comparative History, European University Institute, (Florence, Italy), 2007.

M.A. Early Modern European and American History, Universidad de Murcia (Spain), 2005.

M.A. Management of Historical and Cultural Resources, Universidad de Murcia (Spain), 2005.

B.A. in History, Universidad de Murcia (Spain), 2002.


Recent Employment 

2017-until the present: Tenured Associate Professor, School of Humanities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China).

2016-until the present: Distinguished Researcher, Department of Philosophy, Geography and History, Pablo Olavide University, Seville (Spain).

2014-2017: Associate Professor, School of International Studies, Renmin University of China (China).

2013-2017: Co-Director, Center of Latin American Studies, Renmin University of China (China).

2013-2014: Lecturer, School of International Studies, Renmin University of China (China).

2013-2014: Research Fellow (UKNA-Marie Curie Actions), International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden University (Netherlands).

2013: Shortlisted for Lectureship at Oxford Centre for Global History, University of Oxford (UK)

2012-2013: Part-time lecturer, Department of History, Peking University (China).

2012-2013: Part-time lecturer, Department of International Relations-Carnegie Center of Global Policy, Tsinghua University (China).

2011-2013: Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of History, School of Humanities, Tsinghua University (China).

2006-2010: PhD Researcher, Department of History and Civilization, European University Institute (Italy).

2002-2006: Research Assistant, Department of History, Universidad de Murcia (Spain).


Visiting Posts

February-March 2020: Center of Asian Studies, University of Cambridge (UK).

August 2019: Visiting Professor at Macau Ricci Institute, University of Saint Joseph (Macau).

January 2019: The Beijing Center of Chinese Studies, University of International Business and Economics (Beijing, China).

October 2018: Visiting Professor, Center of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada).

November 2017: Visiting Professor, Institute of Maritime History at Academy of Social Sciences of Canton (Canton, China).

February 2017: Visiting Professor at St. Antony’s College and Center of Global History at Oxford University (England).

March-April 2016: Visiting Professor, School of International Politics, University of Macerata (Italy).

July-August 2014: Visiting Professor, Instituto Mora-National Autonomous University of Mexico City-UNAM (Mexico).

2013-2014: Visiting Scholar, CAUPD-Chinese Academy of Urban Planning and Designing (China).

January 2013: Visiting Scholar, Historiographical Institute, University of Tokyo (Japan).

January-March 2013: Visiting Scholar, National Autonomous University of Mexico City-UNAM, CECHIMEX-Center of China-Mexico Studies (Mexico).

2008-2009: Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Economics and Department of History, University of California at Berkeley (USA).


Languages 

Chinese (Mandarin), Tsinghua University

reading (fluent), speaking (fluent), writing (fluent), reading of historical sources (fluent)

English (Proficiency, University of Cambridge, ESOL Examinations, British Council and IELTS Australia)

reading (fluent), speaking (fluent), writing (fluent), reading of historical sources (fluent)

French (DELFT, European University Institute)

reading (fluent), speaking (fluent), writing (fluent), reading of historical sources (fluent)

Italian (CELI, University of Peruggia, Italy)

reading (fluent), speaking (fluent), writing (fluent), reading of historical sources (fluent)

Portuguese (European University Institute)

reading (fluent), speaking (fluent), writing (fluent), reading of historical sources (fluent)

Spanish (native speaker)


Copyright, Intellectual Property and Trade Mark Registration 

GECEM Project Database (www.gecemdatabase.eu), GECEM website (www.gecem.eu), and GHN in China website (www.globalhistorynetwork.com), GECEM Newsletter (www.gecem.eu/newsletter.html)


Research Supervision 

Post-doctoral mentorship

2018-until the present: Dr. Pedro Miguel Omar Svriz Wucherer (GECEM Project / Pablo      

                                     Olavide University, Seville, Spain) to develop the work package of 

                                     GECEM project on “The merchant networks and circulation of goods in 

                                     the port cities of Macau-Canton, Manila and Latin America (1680- 

                                     1840”.

2016-2017: Dr. Wen-Ting Wu (GECEM Project / Pablo Olavide University, Seville, Spain) to

                   develop the work package of GECEM project on “Cultural transfers from China to

                   Europe: consumption and trade of Chinese porcelains in Europe and China (1680-

                   1840)”.

External Labs supervision and partnership

2019-until the present: supervision of the design, development and implementation of a new

                                     software solution (GECEM Project Database) with the lab and research

                                     team lead by Dr. Alfonso Ortega de la Puente (professor at the Escuela

                                     Politécnica Superior at Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain).

Fellowship supervision

2019-until the present: Research Fellow Manuel Diaz-Ordoñez (GECEM Project / Pablo

                                     Olavide University, Seville, Spain) to develop the GECEM Project

                                     Database and “Big Data Mining applied to Global (Economic) History”.

2019-until the present: Research Fellow Nadia Fernandez de Pinedo (GECEM Project / Pablo

                                     Olavide University, Seville, Spain) to develop the work package of

                                     GECEM project “trade networks and socio-cultural transfers in China

                                     and Europe, 1700-1800”.

2017-2018: Research Fellow Sergio Serrano (GECEM Project / Pablo Olavide University,

                   Seville, Spain) to develop the work package of GECEM project on “Circulation of

                  American Silver in Macao-Canton and Seville-Cadiz”.


PhD supervision

2017-until the present: Jin Lei (GECEM Project / Pablo Olavide University,

                                     Seville, Spain), thesis on the “Introduction of European wines and 

                                     liquors in south China, 1680-1796”

2017-until the present: Guimel Hernandez Garay (GECEM Project / Pablo Olavide University,

                                     Seville, Spain), thesis on the “Global Goods. Markets of Chinese Silk in

                                     Early Modern Europe: Seville and Marseille, 1715-1790”   

2018-until the present: Wang Li (GECEM Project / Pablo Olavide University, Seville, Spain),

                                      thesis on the “Imperial Silk Factories of Kangxi in China, 1661-1722. A

                                      mirror for Louis XIV’s Royal Factories?”

2016-2017: Ma Jingxing (GECEM Project / Pablo Olavide University, Seville, Spain), thesis on

                   “Exports of Chinese silks to European markets in Qing China”


Master Supervision

2018-2019: Paola Andrea Berrio (Pablo Olavide University, Seville, Spain), master thesis on

                   “The massacre of sangleyes in Manilla (XVIIth century)”

2017-2018: Co-supervisor of Adrian Franco Cabrera, master thesis on “Diplomacy in

                   Tokugawa Japan” (main supervisor Professor Bartolome Yun-Casalilla). Master 

                    thesis completed with honours.

2017-2018: Guimel Hernandez Garay (GECEM Project / Pablo Olavide University, Seville,

                    Spain), thesis on “Consumption of Chinese silk fabrics in Marseille and Seville,

                    1680-1840”. Master thesis completed with honours.

2014-2015: Co-supervisor of Ricardo Martinez Esquivel (College of Mexico), thesis on “China,

                   the Pacific world and encounters with missionaries. Analysis through global history

                   (XVIth-XVIIIth century)” (main supervisor Professor Jose Antonio Cervera).

                   Master thesis completed with honours.


Commissions of Trust and Administrative Positions 

Director of GECEM Project-679371, a project funded by the ERC-Starting Grant, Horizon 2020.

Founder and Director of the ‘Global History Network’ (Beijing, China).

Delegate in China of the European University Institute (Florence, Italy).

Editor-in-chief of the Palgrave Studies in Comparative Global History.

Member of the PAIDI research group “History of Globalization”, ref. HUM-1000 (Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain)

Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Social Science Research.

Member of the ATINER (Athens Institute for Education and Research).

Member of the Editorial Board of the ‘Cuadernos de Trabajo del Cechimex (Center of China-Mexico Studies)’/UNAM/ Mexico

Member of the International Committee Board of the Journal Estudios (University of Costa Rica).

External Reviewer of the European Research Council (ERC).

External Reviewer of the Journal of World History.

External Reviewer of the Journal Latin America in Economic History, Mexico City (Mexico)

External Reviewer of the Cambridge Journal Latin American and Iberian Studies, Cambridge (England).

External Reviewer of Studies in Global Social History at Brill Publishers edited by Marcel van der Linden, International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

External Reviewer of the journal Analise Social (University of Lisbon, Portugal).

External Reviewer of the journal Historia Mexicana (College of Mexico, Mexico).

External Reviewer of Cuadernos de Trabajo del Cechimex (Center of China-Mexico Studies)/UNAM/ Mexico

External Reviewer of the Journal Monsoon Asian Studies (Academia Sinica, Taiwan).

Honorary Counsellor of the Section of Education and Research at the Mexcham (Mexican Chamber of Commerce in China)


Membership of Scientific Societies 

Founder and Director of the ‘Global History Network’/ Beijing/ China

Director of the “GECEM Seminar Series in Global History and East Asian Studies” at Pablo de Olavide University (Spain) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China)

Director of the “Lecture Series in Global History” at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China)

Executive Board, of the China, Latin America and Spanish Network at University of Costa Rica (Costa Rica)

American Historical Association, New York (USA).

Social Science History Association, Boston (USA).

Red ALC-CHINA (Red Academica de America Latina y China/UNAM/Mexico

European University Institute Alumni/Italy

Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies

Asociación de Historia Moderna (Universidad de Malaga, Spain)

Asociación de Historia Demográfica/Universidad de Zaragoza/ Spain

Scientific Committee Seminario de Familia /Universidad de Murcia/Spain


Teaching Experience 

2012-until now: ‘excellent grade’ in teaching by student assessment.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2017-until today. Courses: “Global History and Modern Economic Growth in Qing China and Early Modern Europe”; “History of Western Civilization”; “Iberian Empires and Qing China, 1600-1800”.

Pablo de Olavide University (Seville, Spain), 2017-until today. Master in History and Digital Humanities. Courses: “New Technologies and Databases for Early Modern History”; “GIS and Georeferencing Methods Applied to History”.

Renmin University of China (School of International Studies), 2014-2017. Courses: “Modern History of European International Relations (XIXth-XXth centuries)” 欧洲国际关系近现代史(第十九次,第二十 次世纪); “Sino-Latin American International Relations: New Challenges and Perspectives” “中拉国际关系:新的挑战与展望”; “Research of Contemporary History of Sino-European International Relations (1989-today)” 中欧国际关系的当代史研究(1989 -今天); “The Great Divergence and the School of California”.

University of Macerata (Italy), Spring 2015, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, course: “Global History and the School of California”.

Instituto Mora-UNAM, Summer 2014. Courses: “Global History and Iberian Empires”.

UNAM Mexico DF, CECHIMEX (Centro de Estudios China-Mexico), Spring Term 2013. Courses: “The Challenges of the Global History in the New Millennium: Historiographical Trends and Approaches”.

Peking University, Department of History, Fall term 2012. Courses: “The Qing Dynasty and Western Encounters in South-Asia: Mediators and Agents”.

Tsinghua University, Department of International Relations-Carnegie Center of Global Policy, Fall term 2012. Course: “European International Relations and China-European Relations”.

Tsinghua University, Department of History, Spring term 2012. Courses: “Trans-National History and Comparative Methods: Sino-European Studies under Revision”.

University of California at Berkeley, Department of History and Faculty of Economics, Fall term 2008. Lectures: Trans-National and Global History, Economic History, Early Modern and Modern Europe, Spanish and Portuguese History.

Universidad de Murcia (Spain), Department of History, 2002/2006. Courses: European Empires in Early Modern Age, Economic History, History of Family in Europe, Imperial Spain and the New World, Applications of New Technologies to Social Sciences.

Mariano Garcia Baquero College (Spain), Murcia, Department of History, 2002-2004. Courses: History of Spain, Contemporary World History, European History, Art History, Geography.


Organising Scholarly Activities

2017-until today: Organiser of the GECEM Global History Lecture series at Pablo de Olavide University (Seville, Spain).

2017-until today: Organiser of the GECEM Global History Lecture series at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai, China).

2017-until today: Co-organiser of the Lecture series Globalization, History and Digital Humanities at Pablo de Olavide University (Seville, Spain).

2019: Co-organiser of the International Workshop "New Global Histories of Asia, Europe and the Americas in the Age of Nation-States", GECEM Project, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Leeds, 9 September 2019, School of Humanities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China).

2018: Co-organiser with EURAXESS China, GECEM Project, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Marie Curie Alumni Association and Spanish Embassy in China Grants of the Practice 2018 European Grants for Researchers in Social Sciences and Humanities, November 2018, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai, China).

2018: Co-organiser of the EurasiaTrajeco-GECEM International Congress “Empires, States and Law Across Eurasia 13th-20th Century”, 5 and 6 October 2018, Archivo General de Indias and Pablo de Olavide University (Seville, Spain).

2018: Organiser of the Panel titled “Social Network Analysis and Databases for New Comparative Global History Studies in China, Europe, and the Americas”, XVIII World Economic History Conference / Waves of Globalization, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston (US), 31 July 2018.

2018: Organizer of the Panel titled “Beyond the Silk Road: The Silver Route and the Manila – Acapulco Galleons for the Global Circulation of Goods and People in China, Europe and the Americas”, LASA2018 / Latin American Studies in a Globalized World, Barcelona (Spain), 25 May 2018.

2016: 1st GECEM Workshop: “Quantitative Economic History and Open Science in China and Europe”, Beijing (China), November 21, 2016, organized by prof. Manuel Pérez García and funded by the GECEM Project-679371, ERC-Starting Grant, Horizon 2020.

2016: 2nd GECEM Workshop: “New Technologies and Databases to Analyse Modern Economic Growth in China and Europe”, Pablo de Olavide University, February 8, 2016; organized by prof. Manuel Perez Garcia and funded by the GECEM Project-679371, ERC-Starting Grant, Horizon 2020.

2013-2016: Organizer of the Lecture Series: “Sino-Latin American International Relations”, School of International Studies, Renmin University of China, China.

2015: Organizer of the International Conference “Global History”, Beihang University, China, April 2015.

2012-2013: Organizer of the Lecture Series in Global History at Tsinghua University: ‘Global History: New Approaches and Challenges in Asian and European Studies’, with the participation of Professors Patrick O’Brien (LSE) and Peer Vries (University of Vienna), Center of Global Studies, Department of History, School of Humanities, Tsinghua University.

2012: Organizer of the workshop with the leader of the project (prof. Nakajima Gakusho): “East Asian Maritime Trade during the 16th and 17th Centuries- by use of historical sources in European, Chinese and Japanese languages”, Kyushu University -Tsinghua University, November 2012.

2012: Organizer of the International Conference: “The Birth of a Global Society: Circulation of Human and Material Capital in Europe and Asia”, Conference organized by the Department of History, Tsinghua University, Beijing, April 21, 2012.

2008: Organizer of the International Conference: “Beyond boundaries and nations: global and trans-national approaches applied to socio-economic and cultural history in Western and Non-Western territories (from sixteenth to twentieth-century”, University of California at Berkeley, November 2008.

2003-2009: Organizer and coordinator of the permanent research group entitled “Family and Ruling Elite in the Kingdom of Murcia, Spain (15th-19th centuries)” held every year for undergraduate and graduate students, Universidad de Murcia (Spain), 2003/2009.

2007: Scientific-committee member and one of the main organizers of “The International Conference for the History of Family and social organization in Europe and America (XVth-XXth centuries”), Murcia-Albacete (Spain), Universidad de Murcia (Spain), December, 2007.


Participation in Research Projects 

As Principal Investigator

Project Title: GECEM, “Global Encounters between China and Europe: Trade Networks, Consumption and Cultural Exchanges in Macau and Marseille (1680-1840)”, (ref. number: 679371 – GECEM), ERC (European Research Council)-Starting Grant, under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program 2016-2021 www.gecem.eu . Funding from 2016 to 2021: 1.500.000,00 Euros

Project Title: “The Silk Road and Economic Growth between China and Europe during the early modern period”, Start-up research project funded by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Funding from 2018-2022: 250.000,00 RMB

Project Title: “The Silk Road and its Socio-Economic and Cultural Impacts in China and Mediterranean Europe” - 丝绸之路地带及其对中国和欧洲地中海地区的社会、经济以及文化影响, Ministry of Education of China-Renmin University of China, Beijing (China). Funding from 2015-2016: 50.000,00 RMB.

Project Title: “Global Ports: The transformation of the big city ports of Macau and Marseille”, Marie Curie Actions (International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands). Funding from 2013-2014: 12.000,00 Euros.

As Research Member

PAIDI Research Group (HUM-1000): “History of globalization: violence, negotiation and interculturality”, Pablo de Olavide University (Seville, Spain), 2017.

Project Title: “Iberian Globalization: networks between Asia and Europe and changes on patterns of consumption in Latin America”, MINECO (Ministry of Economy, Spain), led by prof. Bartolome Yun-Casalilla (Pablo Olavide University, Spain). Funding from 2015-2018: 50.000,00 euros.

Project Title: “Comprehensive Examination on East Asian Maritime History during the 16th and 17th Centuries- by use of historical sources in European, Chinese and Japanese languages”, Japan Foundation for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), lead by Prof. Nakajima Gakusho (Kyushu University). Funding from 2010-2013: 1.000.000,00 Yen.

科学研究費基盤研究(B)研究代表者;中島楽章(九州大学)「西欧・中国・日本史料による16・17世紀東アジア海域の総合的研究」2010年~2014年;研究協力者

Project Title: Toward a ‘Greater Divergence’?: ‘Global Consumers’ and Sino-European Trade Networks in Macau and Marseille (18th-19th Centuries), Department of History, Tsinghua University. Funding from 2012-2013: 50.000,00 RMB.

Project title: “Trans-National History: Trade Networks of Europe, Asia and America in a Comparative Perspective”, European University Institute (Florence, Italy). Funding from 2006-2010: 56.000,00 Euros.

Project title: “European Family and Social Networks in a Global and Comparative Perspective”, Universidad de Murcia (Spain). Funding from 2010-2014: 50.000,00 euros.

Project title: “New Atlantic Commodities, Science, War, Economy and Consumption in the Spanish Ancien Regime.1492-1824”, Universidad Pablo Olavide, Seville (Spain). Funding from 2009-2012: 50.000,00 euros.

Project title: “Society, Family and Social Groups. Networks and Strategies of Socio-Cultural Reproduction in Castile during the Ancien Regime”, Universidad de Murcia (Spain). Funding from 2005-2009: 50.000,00 euros.

Project title: “Society and Family. Relation Networks and Social Reproduction Strategies in the Spanish Ancien Regime”, Universidad de Murcia (Spain). Funding from 2002 to 2005: 50.000,00 euros.


Recent Conference Papers, Colloquia, Public Lectures 

Presentation of the book "Global History with Chinese Characteristics" at the General Consulate of Mexico in Shanghai (China), 27 May, 2021.

“Global History with Chinese Characteristics”, Faculty of Economics/Center of China-Mexico Studies, UNAM (Mexico), March, 2021.

“Rethinking Global History”, Seminar of Early Globalization, University of Barcelona (Spain), December, 2020.

“Demand of American Silver in China”, Seminar of Monetary Policies, College of Mexico (Mexico), September, 2020.

“‘State Capacity’, Comercio y Consumo en la China Qing y España Imperial (1680-1796)”, I Congreso Internacional Latino (e Hispano) Americanista sobre Estudios Sinológicos: “Encuentros con el Mundo Chino”, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose (Costa Rica), 18-23 November 2019.

“Global Encounters between China and Europe: “Connected” History(ies) between Qing China and Imperial Spain across the Silk Road (1680-1840)”, The Spaish Culture Week at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai (China), 9 November, 2019.

“GECEM Project (Global Encounters between China and Europe): Open Science and Sustainable Model of Academic International Research and Cooperation in China and Europe”, World Scientists Youth Summit, Wenzhou (China), 13 October 2019.

TED-Talk “Transcend Time and Space to Explore Yesterday”, Shanghai, 7 September 2019.

“GECEM Project Database: A Multi-Relational Database to Analyse Consumption and Trade Networks in Marseille and Macao, 1680-1840”, International Conference: Capture, Bondage, and Forced Relocation in Asia (1400-1900) hosted by Institut d’Asie Orientale-ENS de Lyon (France), 13-14 March 2019.

“The GECEM Project Database: Theory, Methods and Sources for the New Global History in China and Europe (XVIth-XIXth century)”, Distinguished Lectures Series, School of International Studies at University of Nottingham-Ningbo, Ningbo (China), 30 November 2018.

“How to apply and run an ERC Project from China as a Social Scientist”, Grants in Practice 2018 European Grants for Researchers in Social Sciences and Humanities, EURAXESS China / GECEM Project / Shanghai Jiao Tong University / Marie Curie Alumni Association / Spanish Embassy in China, School of Foreign Languages at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Minhang Campus, Shanghai (China), 9 November, 2018.

“Scattered Sources, Intertwined Histories: Trade Networks and Consumption between Qing China and Imperial Spain across the Pacific (1580-1760)”, Center of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 18 October, 2018.

“The GECEM Project Database: Quantifying Consumption of Chinese Silks and Maritime Trade from Macao-Canton to Marseille-Seville (1730-1789)”, Canton 13 Hongs International Conference, Canton 13 Hongs Research Center, University of Guangzhou, Canton (China), 9 October, 2018.

“GECEM Project: Experience Sharing of Applying for European Research Council (ERC)-Starting Grant”, Universitas 21 Early Career Research Workshop. Sustainable Futures, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai (China), 10 October, 2018.

“Big Data Mining in Global History: The GECEM Project Database, the Footprints of the Silk Road and Trade Networks in China and Europe (XVIIth – XIXth Centuries)”, Silk Road Center Lecture Series, Lanzhou University of Finance and Economics, Lanzhou (China), 25 September, 2018.

“GECEM (Global Encounters between China and Europe) Project: World Connectivity of the Silk Road through Integrated Innovation Systems and Economic Development”, 2018 Forum on Ecological Civilization in the Belt & Road University League, Yifu Science Center, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou (China), 25 September, 2018.

“Book Session: Global History and New Polycentric Approaches: Europe, Asia and the Americas in a World Network System”, XVIII World Economic History Conference, Boston, Waves of Globalization, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston (US), 1 August, 2018.

“New Empirical Evidence for Global History in China: The Local Gazetteers (中国地方志) to Analyze Consumption and Trade Networks (XVIth-XIXth centuries)”, 18th World Economic History Congress (WEHC), Boston, US, 26 July- 3 August, 2018.

“The GECEM Project Database. An Integrated Historical Information System for Consumption and Trade Networks in China and Europe (XVIIth – XIXth Centuries)”, 18th World Economic History Congress (WEHC), Boston, US, 26 July- 3 August, 2018.

“Presentation of GECEM Project-ERC-Starting Grant”, Jornada Informativa Convocatorias European Research Council (ERC) 2018, Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo (Spain), 5 June, 2018.

“Quantifying Consumption: The “Trickle-Down” Theory and a New Multi-Relational Database for the Case of Chinese Silks in Western Mediterranean (1730-1789)”, at the Panel The Silver Route and the Manila Galleons: Global Connectivities in China and the Americas through Consumption and Capital Accumulation (XVIth-XIXth centuries),  LASA XXXVI International Congress / Latin American Studies in a Globalised World, Barcelona, May 23-26, 2018.

“Book presentation - Global History and New Polycentric Approaches: Europe, Asia and the Americas in a World Network System”, Macau Ricci Institute Forum, Macau Ricci Institute, The Saint Joseph Seminary, University of Saint Joseph (Macau), 27 April 2018.

“Book presentation - Global History and New Polycentric Approaches: Europe, Asia and the Americas in a World Network System”, Global History Lecture Series, Center of Global History at Beijing Foreign Studies University (Beijing, China), 19 April 2018.

“The Origins of the Global History Network and GECEM project: Connecting Global Historians from the West and East”, International Workshop Global Humanities: Language, Literature and History, Global History and Culture Centre (University of Warwick)-Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Radcliffe Conference Centre, University of Warwick, 16-18 January 2018.

“Consumption of Chinese Goods in Western Europe: A Multi-Relational Database and the Vicarious Consumption Theory as Alternative Model to the Industrious Revolution (18th century)”, Eurasia Trajeco International conference Commercial Partnerships and Financial Arrangements Across the Eurasian Continent (1300-2000), CNRS, EHESS, FMSH, Centro Cientifico e Cultural de Macau, Macau Scientific and Cultural Centre, Lisbon, 13-14 October 2017.

“Understanding the Modern Economic Growth in China and the West: The ‘Needham Puzzle’, the School of California and the ‘Great Divergence’ Debate”, International Master of Public Administration (IMPA) program at Tsinghua University, IMPA, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University (Beijing China), September 4, 2017.

“Global History Network (GHN) in China and GECEM Project”, International Symposium on “Global History in East Asia: Coordination and Innovation”, Institute for Global History of Beijing Foreign Studies University, Asian Association of World Historians, Information Centre for Worldwide Asia Research, Beijing Foreign Studies University, June 17, 2017.

“Global Encounters between China and Europe: Trade networks, Consumption and Cultural Exchanges in Macau and Marseille (1640-1840)”, Seminar “Aux origines de la mondialisation et de la ‘grande divergence’”,  at the Centre for Research on China Korea, Japan of the Ecole des hautes Etudes en Sciences sociales, Paris, on March 21st, 2017. 

“A New Database to Analyse Consumption and Market Integration in China (1680-1840)”, 2nd GECEM Workshop “New Technologies and Databases to Analyse Modern Economic Growth in China and Europe”, Pablo de Olavide University, February 8, 2017.

“Presentation of the ERC project Global Encounters between China and Europe: Trade Networks, Consumption and Cultural Exchanges in Macau and Marseille, 1680-1840”, International Conference Food and Empires, Archivo General de Indias/Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos-CSIC, January 19, 2017.

“New Cases of Comparisons between China and Europe: Macau and Marseille”, 1st GECEM Workshop “Quantitative Economic History and Open Science in China and Europe”, The University of Chicago-Center in Beijing (China), November 21, 2016.

“‘Global Beverages’ and Tea Commodity Chains: Consumption and Market Integration between China and Mediterranean Europe (XVIIIth century)”, International Conference: Monsoon Asia, Spain and East Asia in Early Modern Era, Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica, Taipei (Taiwan), 20-21 June 2016.

“Modern Economic Growth and Consumer Behaviour in China and Europe: the Humanities and the Great Divergence Debate”,  ECHIC Annual Conference: “Humanities Now: Global Encounters”, Aula Magna, University of Macerata, Macerata (Italy), 21-22 April 2016.

“Evolution of Sino-European International Relations from a political and economic perspective”, International Conference on Human Rights, organizer : Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, University Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid (Spain), 16-17 March, 2016.

“Global encounters between China and Europe: consumption and cultural exchanges in Macau and Marseille (1680-1840)”, Interuniversity Doctorate of Economics – Department of Applied Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Murcia, Murcia (Spain), 18 February, 2016.

“New Methodologies on Global History”, Faculty of Humanities, University Pablo Olavide of Seville, Seville (Spain), 27 January, 2016.

“Historia global vs. Eurocentrismo: análisis de consumo a través de caso de estudio comparativo entre China y Europa (1730-1808)”, Lecture at the Faculty of Economics, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid (Spain), January, 2016.

“European Research Council: Opening New Frontiers in Academic Research Between Europe and China”, European Delegation in Beijing (China), 16 January, 2016. 

Invited Discussant to the Round Table, “Major-Power Diplomacy With Chinese Characteristics”, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, Tsinghua University, Beijing (China), 27 November, 2015.

“Encompassing Comparisons and Global Conjunctures: Macau and the Manila-Acapulco Galleon (XVIIIth century)”, The Global Impact of the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade : An International Conference Celebrating 450 Years of Urdaneta’s Voyage, Manila (Philippines), 14-15 November 2015.

“The End of Empires: Uncovering the ‘unknown China’”, Foreign Correspondants’ Club of China, Beijing (China), 16 October, 2015.

“Local Networks and Global Spaces between China and Europe (XVIIIth century)”, 第二届中国-墨西哥国际学术研讨会2nd International Colloquium of China-Mexico Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing (China), 14-16 September 2015.

“Global History in China: the Impact of the School of California, New Methods and Case Studies”, 地点:西院综合楼347教室, 时间:2015年6月11日, 主办单位:中国海外汉学研究中心 - 世界亚洲研究信息中心, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing (China), 11 June, 2015.

“Redes Locales y Espacios Globales: Macao y el sudeste asiático como áreas de conexión con el galeón Manila-Acapulco durante el s. XVIII”, Mestizajes and Globalization. Japan: Crossed Identitites. Past, Present and Future, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo (Japan), May 2015.

“The Impact of Global History in Chinese Academy”, 1st Global History Network (GHN) Conference International Trade, Technological Changes and Economic Growth from the 16th to 20th Centuries, organizers: Global History Network in China - School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Beihang University, Beijing (China), April 10-14, 2015.

“Intertwined History(ies) of the Silk Route in the Early Globalization”, 3rd International Culture Industries Conference on Silk Road Culture and Economy Exchange and Cooperation, Duanjiatan Campus, Lanzhou University of Finance & Economics, Lanzhou (China), October 9-14, 2014.

迈向“大分流”:中欧贸易网络和全球消费者在澳门和马赛(18-19世纪)Toward a ‘Greater Divergence’?: Sino-European Trade Networks and ‘Global Consumers’ in Macau and Marseille (18th-19th Centuries), “海上丝绸之路与明清时期广东海洋经济”学术研讨会,定于2014年9月24-26日在广东省中山市举行.

“Global History and Sinology: The Chinese Economy and its Connections with the West during the XVIIIth century”, 4th World Conference on Sinology ‘The Exchange of Learning between ‘East’ and ‘West’: 400 Years in Retrospect’, Renmin University of China, September 5-7.

“Relaciones Internacionales entre China y Europa”, Cechiver (Center of China Studies, Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico), August, 2014.

“Vicarious Consumers: Trans-national Meetings between the West and the East in the Mediterranean World (1730-1808)” and presentation of the “Global History Network in China”, Inter-institutional Seminar of Economic History (Colegio de Mexico-UNAM-Instituto Mora), August 25, 2014.

“The Manila-Acapulco Galeon in the Global Trade”, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus Cuernavaca, Mexico, August 19, 2014.

“Trans-national and Economic Relations between Europe and China”, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus Cuernavaca, Mexico, August 18, 2014.

“Local Networks and Global Spaces: Macau and South-East Asia connecting to the Manila-Acapulco Galleon during the XVIIIth century”, IV Congreso Latinoamericano de Historia Económica Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Bogotá (Colombia), July 23-25, 2014.

“Global Studies and Sino-European International Relations”, The Future of World and Global History International Workshop, Global History and Culture Centre University of Warwick (England), 22-23 May 2014.

“From Eurocentrism to Sinocentrism: the New Challenges in Global History”, Tsinghua-Groningen Symposium “On Misunderstandings in China-EU Relations”, Organizer: Tsinghua-Groningen Research Cooperation on China-EU Relations, October 26, 2013.

“La Historia Global para el estudio de las redes comerciales y presencia europea en el sudeste asiático (s. XVIII)”, UNAM-Colegio de Mexico-Instituto Mora, 5 de febrero de 2013, Facultad de Economía de la UNAM.

“The Modern Lab of the Historian: The Design of Databases in Historical Studies”, International symposium “International trade and disputes in maritime East Asia from the 16th to the 19th centuries,” Tokyo University in January 12, 2013.

“Commercial Networks and Slavery in 16th-Century Macau”, The Macau Ricci Institute (MRI), Macau, September 19, 2012.

“When the ‘Dragon’ Started to Roar: Consumption of Chinese Goods in Europe and the Expansion of Asian Trade (XVIIIth-XIXth Centuries)”, The Birth of a Global Society: Circulation of Human and Material Capital in Europe and Asia, Conference organized by the Department of History, Tsinghua University, Beijing, April 21, 2012.

“Consumer Behaviour and Trans-National Exchanges in the Mediterranean Market: Towards a

Shift on European Tastes Prompted by the Presence of Asiatic Goods (1730/1808)”, Co-organizers: Institute of Economics, Tsinghua University; Frontier Research in Economic and Social History (FRESH) Meeting, Beijing, December 18, 2011.

“Purchasing Power and Consumer Choices: Testing the ‘Industrious Revolution’ in Southern Spain (1730-1808)”, 41st Annual Meeting, Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, April 15-18, 2010, Ottawa, Canada.

“Le révisionnisme des statuts de pureté de sang a travers de la ‘ Ragione di Stato’ chrétien à l´époque de Philip IV”, La “pureté de sang ” en Espagne. Du lignage à la race. Les préjugés de sang et ses controverses à l'Époque Moderne, Conference organized by CLEA (University Paris-Sorbonne) and ETOILL (University Paul Valéry Montpellier 3), from 13 to 16 January, 2010.

“Trans-Atlantic and European Social Networks in a Comparative Perspective, 16th-19th Centuries”, invited lecture, European University Institute, 2010.

“The Material Culture through the Demand and Supply Side: the Analysis of Spanish Dowries and Probate Inventories and Trade Records of 'La Chambre de Commerce de Marseille (18th-Century)”, invited lecture, European University Institute, 2009.

“Comercio y transferencias culturales en Europea a través del movimiento procedentes del mercado de Levante”, Procesos de movilidad social en la España Moderna. Elites, redes y monarquía, Conferencia organizada por la Universidad del País Vasco, Seminario de Familia y Elite de la Universidad de Murcia y el Master sobre Europa y Mundo Atlántico, 17-19 Septiembre 2009, Vitoria, Spain. 

“Fashion and Trans-cultural Trends in the Enlightenment Spain”, invited lecture, Department of History, University of California at Berkeley, 2008.

“Material Culture, Consumption and Diffusion of Foreign Goods. Western and Non-Western Areas in a Trans-National Perspective (1730-1808)”, invited lecture, Faculty of Economics, University of California at Berkeley, 2008.

“The ‘majismo’ versus ‘petimetre’ as Trans-National Phenomenon: Creating a National Identity during the Spanish Enlightenment”, invited lecture, Institute of European Studies of the University of California at Berkeley, 2008.

“Trans-National Exchanges and Circulation of New Goods in Mediterranean Market (XVIIIth Century)”, Social Science History Association 2008 Conference, 23 Oct 2008 -26 Oct 2008, Miami, Florida.

“Beyond Boundaries and Nations: Global and Trans-National Approaches Applied to Socio-Economic and Cultural History in Western and Non-Western Territories (from Sixteenth to Twentieth-Century”, Conference on Global History, Department of History, University of California at Berkeley, 20 November, 2008.

“Consumption and Trade Market of Coffee from Yemen in the Area of Levant (XVIII)”, Global Cultures, Symposium organized by the Global History and Culture Centre of the University of Warwick (England), Venice, Italy, 10 and 13 January, 2008.

“The History of Consumption: Transferences, Adoptions and Rejections”, invited lecture, European University Institute, 2008.

“Trans-National History of Material Culture: Western and Non-Western Areas in a Comparative Perspective”, invited lecture, European University Institute, 2008.

“Family, Material Culture and Social Groups: Consumption in Southern Castile in a Comparative Perspective (1740-1760)”, seminar organized by Professor B. Yun-Casalilla and José María Aguilera (Max Weber Fellow), in participation with Giovanni Levi (Università di Ca` Foscari, Venezia), European University Institute, 2007.

“Databases and Genealogical Programs Applied to Late Modern History. A Particular Case of Southern Europe (XVIIIth century)”, The International Committee for the History of Technology’s 34th Symposium in Copenhagen, Denmark, 14-19 August 2007.

“Análisis de la circulación de bienes en el Mediterráneo a través de una perspectiva trans-nacional: consumo de bienes textiles asiáticos en el sur de España y Francia (s. XVIII)”, Congreso Internacional para el Estudio de la Familia y Organización Social en Europa y América (ss. XV-XX), Murcia-Albacete (Spain), 12-14 Diciembre 2007.

“Modelos matrimoniales en la Europa Occidental (ss. XVIII-XIX)”, VIII Congreso: Asociación de Historia Demográfica, Mahon (Menorca), Spain, 31 Mayo-1,2 June 2007.

“Interdisciplinary Approaches to Early Modern European and Atlantic History”, organised by Professor Heinz-Gerhard Haupt and Bartolome Yun-Casalilla, with the participation of Professors Maxime Berg (University of Warwick), Beverly Lemire (University of Victoria, Canada),  European University Institute, 2006.

“Redes socials y estrategias familiars en la España Imperial (s. XVIII)”, IX Congreso: Asociación Española de Historia Moderna, Universidad de Málaga, Spain, 7-9 Junio 2006.

“Social Networks in the Spanish Monarchy (XVIIth –XVIIIth centuries)”, XXV Encontro da Assoçiaçao Portuguesa de História Económica e Social, Universidade de Évora, Portugal, 18 and 19 November 2005.

“Bienes familiares. Mayorazgo en la Europa Meridional”, “Métodos, técnicas y ‘grandes familias’”, Congreso Internacional, Universidad de Murcia, Spain, 2005.

“Usos metodológicos y analisis de redes socials en el discurso historico” en Seminario de Familia y Élite de Poder (ss. XV-XIX, 11-12 Mayo, 2005, Universidad de Murcia, Spain.

“Familia, poder y linaje. Luchas entre grupos sociales en la monarquía hispánica (ss. XV-XVI)”, VI Congreso Internacional. Fronteras, población y asentamiento, Jaén, Spain, 11-12 Noviembre, 2005.

“‘Injuria, calumnia y sangre impura’. Historias cruzadas en la España Imperial a través de la Inquisión y grupos de poder: casos de familias españolas y portuguesas (ss. XVI-XVIII)”, V Congreso: Historia Social: Las figuras del desorden. Ciudad Real, Spain, 10-11 Noviembre 2005.

“Trayectoria social y comportamiento demográfico a través del estudio de familias del sur de Castilla (s. XVIII)”, VII Congreso: Asociación de Historia Demográfica, Granada, Spain, 1-3 Abril 2004.

“Movimiento trans-regional de la población como elemento de poder socio-económico: ascenso social de grupos familiares (ss. XIII-XVI)”, Congreso Internacional: Iglesias y Fronteras, Jaén, Spain, 19-20 Noviembre, 2004.

“Familia y Mayorazgo. Estrategias económicas a través de la posesión de tierra en el sur de Castilla (s. XVIII)”, Congreso Internacional: Campesinos, Nobles y Mercaderes. Granada, Spain, 8-9 Octubre 2004.


Media

Appearances on Chinese and international media (tv, radio, press)

CCTV NEWS – INTERNATIONAL CHANNEL (invited as guest in the following programs):

                1. Program The Point

                    April 2020, topic on CODVID-19 global pandemic: https://theglobalherald.com/the-point-  

                     pandemic-has-a-new-epicenter/348451/

                  October 2017, topic international politics and the current affairs in Europe (The Catalonia issue in             Spain), see the link of the program http://streambj.cgtn.com/olive/index.html?url=http://vod.cgtn.com/data/d1/programHistory/cctv-news/201710302130.m3u8&from=singlemessage&isappinstalled=0

                 2. Program Dialogue Ideas Matters

 a.Dialogue, September 2016, EU REFERENDUM http://english.cntv.cn/2016/12/07/VIDEt4QO945RnsJbUSOs91qy161207.shtml

  b.Dialogue 02/12/2015 EU summit focuses on Greece: http://english.cntv.cn/2015/02/13/VIDE1423769998503909.shtml

                   c. 02/05/2015 Program Dialogue Ideas Matters:

Future of European politics http://english.cntv.cn/2015/02/06/VIDE1423164839899632.shtml

                   d. 09/07/2015 Program Dialogue Ideas Matters: EU refugee crisis

http://english.cntv.cn/2015/09/08/VIDE1441663202979315.shtml

                e.  07/05/2015 Program ‘Puntos de Vista’: Asian Investment and Infrastructure Bank

http://cctv.cntv.cn/2015/07/05/VIDE1436069641674204.shtm

3. China Radio:

a. 2013-12-04, China Radio International: Interview on the launch of my new book http://espanol.cri.cn/1986/2013/12/04/1s297155.htm

b. 12-03-2014,China-Files: http://china-files.com/es/link/36973/voz-latina-%E2%80%9Cel-consumo-tiene-un-impacto-vital-en-cualquier-sociedad%E2%80%9D-entrevista-a-manuel-perez-garcia

Media in Mexico

Press and Magazines from Mexico:

a.        1 September 2014, ‘Universe. Journal of University Veracruzana’ (Mexico): http://www.uv.mx/universo/571/campus/campus_03.html

b.       2014-08-27, Central News ‘Images of the Gulf of Mexico’: http://www.imagendelgolfo.com.mx/resumen.php?id=41022453

c.        2014-08-27,E-Veracruz (Mexico): http://e-veracruz.mx/nota/2014-08-27/estado/china-interesada-en-energeticos-y-productos-agricolas-mexicanos

d. 2014-08-27: ‘El Mercurio de Veracruz’ (Mexico): http://www.elmercuriodeveracruz.mx/nota.php?id=5797

Media in Spain

Canal 7 Television de Murcia, La Mañana, Mayo 2021.

Television Nacional de España, La Mañana de TVE, Noviembre 2020, https://www.rtve.es/noticias/20201102/gestion-pandemia-virus-contagios-fallecidos/2051716.shtml

Radio Nacional de España, Punto de Enlace (Científicos en el Extranjero), April 2019:  http://www.rtve.es/m/alacarta/audios/punto-de-enlace/punto-enlace-manuel-perez-investiga-china-relaciones-entre-gigante-asiatico-europa-02-04-19/5112885/?media=rne&from=timeline&isappinstalled=0

Diario ABC: https://sevilla.abc.es/sevilla/sevi-numero-investigadores-espanoles-china-marginal-201602130824_noticia.html

Agencia SINC: https://www.agenciasinc.es/Noticias/Europa-financia-proyectos-de-doce-jovenes-investigadores-de-centros-espanoles

Diario de la Universidad Pablo Olavide de Sevilla: https://www.upo.es/diario/institucional/2016/07/arranca-en-la-upo-el-proyecto-sobre-los-intercambios-socioeconomicos-y-culturales-entre-china-y-europa/

Diario de la Universidad de Murcia: https://www.um.es/web/sala-prensa/-/presentado-en-la-umu-un-proyecto-financiado-por-la-ue-sobre-integracion-de-informacion-economica-global-desde-una-perspectiva-historica

Universidad de Murcia: https://www.scoop.it/topic/universidad-de-murcia/p/4056933356/2015/12/16/el-proyecto-lidereado-por-manuel-perez-garcia-global-encounters-between-china-and-europe-recibe-1-5-millones-de-euros-de-la-union-europea