Rodrigo García-Velasco

PhD Scholar, Woolf Institute & Faculty of History, University of Cambridge

Rodrigo is an expert in the relations between Jews, Muslims and Christians in the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages.

Rodrigo is currently conducting a comparative study of the treatment of religious minorities during the Christian conquests of al-Andalus in the eleventh and twelfth centuries. He is testing the similarities and differences in the treatment of Jews and Muslims in different regions of Portugal, Castile or the Crown of Aragon.

Rodrigo holds a BA (Hons) in History and an MSt in Medieval History from the University of Oxford, and an MA in Near and Middle Eastern Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate at Woolf Institute and History Faculty, University of Cambridge