Pedro Correa Martin-Arroyo

Pedro Correa Martin-Arroyo

Guest Teacher

Department of International History

Room No
SAR 2.05
Office Hours
Friday, 10.15am - 11.15am
English, French, Italian, Spanish
Key Expertise
Modern European History, Modern Spanish History

About me

Dr Pedro Correa Martín-Arroyo completed his PhD thesis at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in November 2018. His doctoral thesis examines the management of the World War II refugee crisis (with an emphasis on Jewish refugees) in the Iberian Peninsula by the Allied powers and international relief organizations. He has previously been receipient of a Leverhulme ECF (Royal Holloway, University of London), Diane and Howard Wohl Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Washington, DC), as well as Research Intern at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies (Amsterdam, The Netherlands). Dr Correa has been taught at Royal Holloway, King’s College London, and the LSE.

Expertise Details

World War II; the Holocaust; Jewish refugees; Humanitarianism


  •  ‘La España Franquista y la Crisis de Refugiados Europeos, 1939-44: Persecución, Arresto y Extradición’, Studi Interculturali (Università de Trieste) 19 (2020): 77-100.
  •  ‘The Politics of Survival: Madrid’s pro-Jewish Propaganda and the Canonization of Francisco Franco as Benefactor of Jews’, in Gina Herrmann and Sara Brenneis (eds.), Spain, World War II, and the Holocaust: History and Representation (University of Toronto Press: 2020).
  • (Co-authored with Prof. Alejandro Baer) ‘Spain and the Holocaust: Contested Past, Contested Present’, in Simone Gigliotti, and Hilary Earl (eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Holocaust (Wiley Blackwell: 2020).
  • ‘Franco, Savior of the Jews? Tracing the Genealogy of the Myth and Assessing its Persistence in recent Historiography’, in Alexandra Garbarini and Paul Jaskot (eds.), Lessons and Legacies of the Holocaust XIII: New Approaches to an Integrated History of the Holocaust: Social History, Representation, Theory (Northwestern University Press: forthcoming 2018), 195-218.
  • ‘National Policy, Global Memory. The Commemoration of the “Righteous” from Jerusalem to Paris, 1942-2007’ (Book review), in History: Review of New Books 46:2 (2018): 57-58.
  • ‘The Refugee Crisis: Historical Perspectives form Europe and North America, 1945-2000. Symposium at the German Historical Institute’ (Conference review), in Revista de Historia Autónoma, No. 9 (2016): 227-230.
  • (Co-authored with Prof. Alejandro Baer) ‘The Politics of Holocaust Rescue Myths in Spain: from Francoist Legend to the Righteous Diplomats’, in IHRA (ed.), Bystanders, Rescuers or Perpetrators? The Neutral Countries and the Shoah: 205-216 (Berlin: Metropol-Verlag, 2016).
  • ‘Spaniards’ Knowledge of this Period of our History is Still very Limited’: An Interview with Holocaust Scholar Pedro Correa’, in The Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota, (5 April 2016).
  • Histoeuropeanisation: Challenges and Implications of rewriting the History of Europe ‘Europeanly’, 1989-2015 (Warsaw: College of Europe, 2013).
  • ‘La España Franquista y el Mito de la Salvación de los Judíos durante el Holocausto, 1940-1945’, Ubi Sunt? Revista de Historia No. 28 (2013): 89-99.


Pedro teaches the following courses:

At undergraduate level:

HY120 Historical Approaches to the Modern World

Fellowships and Awards

  • Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, (2019-2022).
  • Fellowship, Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization, Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (2016).
  • Diane and Howard Wohl Research Fellowship, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (2015).
  • Four-year PhD Studentship, The London School of Economics (2014).
  • Partial funding, Program for Students Abroad, Museum of Jewish Heritage and Auschwitz Jewish Center (2014).
  • Fellowship for Postgraduate Studies in Europe, ‘La Caixa’ Obra Social (2013).
  • Best Master Thesis Award, College of Europe (2013).
  • Full Scholarship for History Graduates, European Parliament and Prof. Bronisław Geremek European Civilisation Chair, College of Europe (2012).
  • Erasmus exchange scholarship, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (2010).
  • Premio Extraordinario de Bachillerato, Spain’s Middle Education national excellency award (2007).