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Social studies educator

Horacio Capel, Spanish social studies educator. Achievements include research in human geography and urbanism. Recipient Preston James Career award, Conference Latin American Geographers, 2006, Vautrin Lud prize, 2008. Consejo Department Geografía Humana, Barcelona, since 1967.

Background

Capel, Horacio was born on February 7, 1941 in Málaga, Spain. Son of Horacio Capel and Teresa Sáez.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Geography, University Barcelona. Doctor of Philosophy, University Murcia.

Career

Researcher University Barcelona, professor human geography, since 1966. Doctor honoris causa University Nacional San Juan, 1999, University Nacional Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina, 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in human geography and urbanism.

Membership

Consejo Department Geografía Humana, Barcelona, since 1967.

Connections

Married Mercedes Tatjer. Children: Teresa, Laura, Alicia.

father:
Horacio Capel

mother:
Teresa Sáez

spouse:
Mercedes Tatjer

child:
Teresa Capel

child:
Laura Capel

child:
Alicia Capel