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Dr Francisca Comas Rubí

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Brief CV

PhD in Education Sciences (2000). Professor of Theory and History of Education at the University of the Balearic Islands. Principal Investigator of the History of Education Study Group (IRIE-UIB). He has focused his research on the history of education in contemporary times, specifically on topics related to the history of childhood and youth, contemporary pedagogical renewal movements, school practice and photography as a source for the history of education. She has participated as a researcher in an R & D & I project on youth movements. From 2007 until now she has directed, as principal investigator, four R + D + I projects, three on photography as a source for the history of education (HUM2007-61420, EDU2011-23831, EDU2014-52498 -C2-2-P ) and one on school practice (EDU2017-82485-P). The result of this research work are some books and numerous articles in scientific journals of high international impact.

She has taught in the degree in Pedagogy and the diploma in Social Education and Teaching. She currently teaches in the Degree in Pedagogy and in the MIS2 and MPINN Masters.

She has been vice dean of the Faculty of Education, Assistant Director of the ICE and Assistant Director of the IRIE. She is currently the director of the Department of Pedagogy and Specific Didactics.


Office Hours

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Thesis advising

Thesis advisor during the academic year 2020-21 for the following PHD programmes:

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
10888 - Family and Childhood Histories
10905 - Master's Thesis
10986 - Latest Contributions to the History of Families and Childhood in Southern E
  • Master's degree in Socieducational Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Families2019-20
  • Master's in Social and Educational Intervention with Minors and Families2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20
10990 - Master's Thesis
11049 - Master's Thesis
  • Master's degree in Socieducational Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Families2019-20
11050 - Master's Thesis
  • Master's degree in Socieducational Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Families2019-20
22031 - Final Degree Project
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education2016-17
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education (2009 syllabus)2016-17
22200 - History of Education
22217 - Evolution and Consolidation of Education Systems
22232 - Final Degree Project
22326 - Practical Classes I
  • Degree in Social Education2019-20
22328 - Final Degree Project
  • Degree in Social Education2015-16


Research groups

Group Membership type
History of Education Study Group (GEDHE) Member



Barceló Bauzà, G. Comas Rubí, F.; Sureda Garcia, B. (2016), Abriendo la caja negra: la escuela pública española de postguerra/Opening the Black Box: post-war Spanish state schools, Revista de Educación, 371, 61-82

González Gomez, S.; Comas Rubí, F. (2016), Photography and construction of school memory / Fotografia e costruzione della memoria da scuola / Fotografía y construcción de la memoria escolar, History of Education & Children's Literature, XI, 1, pp. 215-236

González Gómez, S.; Comas Rubi, F.; Sureda Garcia, B. (2017) La renovación escolar del Ayuntamiento de Barcelona y su difusión fotográfica (1908-1936) / The educational renovation of the Barcelona City Council and its photographic diffusion (1908-1936), Revista Española de Pedagogía, 75 (268), 519-539

Barceló Bauzà, G.; Comas Rubí, F; del Pozo Andrés, M.M. (2018) La práctica escolar durante los primeros años del Franquismo, História da Educação, 22(54), 334-357.

Miquel Lara, A.; Sureda Garcia, B.; Comas Rubí, F. (2018), Social and educational modernisation in Spain: the work of Segell Pro Infància in Catalonia (1933-1938), Paedagogica Historica: International journal of the history of education, 54 (4): 410-432

Comas Rubí, F.; González Gómez, S. (2020), Professional press for teachers as a source to study schooling practice: 'El Magisterio Balear' (1873-1916). History of Education and Children's Literature, XV, 2, 111-129.

Comas Rubí, F.; González Gómez, S. (2020), Natura et urbis in the socio-educational renovation of Barcelona City Council (1909-1933), History of Education, 49(4), pp. 476-497.

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