Guadalupe Jiménez-Esquinas

Guadalupe Jiménez-Esquinas

PhD student

Institute of Heritage Sciences (Incipit)

Spanish Research Council (CSIC)

Fields of research: Anthropology, feminism, heritagization processes, crafts, rural women.

Country: Spain.



Guadalupe Jiménez-Esquinas is a PhD researcher at the Institute of Heritage Sciences (Incipit) of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. She received her Master degree by International University Menendez-Pelayo and CSIC in Gender Studies for her work “Galician witches: the transformation of a stigma in a heritage resource” (2010). She received her bachelor´s degree in Socio-Cultural Anthropology by Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) in 2009 and she conducted undergraduate research fieldwork on flamenco dance with departmental honors. She used to work as a nurse since 2005, when she received her B.A. in Nursing by Universidad de Córdoba. Her current PhD dissertation focuses on textile handicrafts performed by women, in particular on lacemakers, its heritagization process and their increasing public participation and social recognition from a feminist perspective. Her group is currently developing researches on processes of heritage formation and critical heritage studies.


2014 “‘Encajando’ los estereotipos de género: sobre las palilleiras de la Costa da Morte”. Actas de la IV Aula de debate de jóvenes investigador@s en temáticas de género. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

2013 “Ethnology and its connection to anthropology and folklore”. UNESCO – EOLSS Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. Con Cristina Sánchez-Carretero.

2013 “Las meigas: la transformación de un estigma en recurso patrimonial”; Revista de Dialectología y Tradiciones Populares (RDTP) vol LXVIII (1), pp. 57-73.

2012 “Restitution and empowerment through handicrafts: bobbin lace”. Actas 1st EJTHR International Conference on Destination Branding, Heritage and Authenticity.

2010 “Procesos de modernización del flamenco”

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