Dr Inbal Ofer is an associate professor of Modern European history at the Department of History, Philosophy and Judaic Studies at the Open University of Israel. She is the Head of the Masters Program in History. She specializes in 20th century Spanish history, with an emphasis on issues relating to gender and fascism, urban history and the role of urban social movements within Spain’s transition to democracy.
Publications include: Señoritas in Blue: The Making of a Female Political Elite in Franco’s Spain. The National Leadership of the Sección Femenina de la Falange (1936-1977), Sussex Studies in Spanish History, Sussex Academic Press, 2009, 172 pp. Second edition (paperback), 2010 and Claiming the City/Contesting the State: Squatting, Community Formation and Democratization in Spain (1955 – 1986), The Cañada Blanch Series: Studies on Contemporary Spain, LSE (London: Routledge, 2017) and Taking Citizenship Personally: Social Movements and Spain’s Transition to Democracy, co-authored by T. Groves, I. Ofer, N. Townson, A. Herrera, Palgrave Studies in the History of Social Movements (London: Palgrave, 2017).