Xosé Amancio Liñares Giraut


Category: Professor and writer
Birth Date: 9th January 1961
Birth Place: Negreira (A Coruña)
Telephone: 981 88 61 25
 Curriculum

He got a degree in Geography and History, specialising in Contemporary History at Santiago University in 1984. He has worked as a teacher of Secondary Education; nowadays he works at 'Santa Comba' Secondary School. He worked as Professor at the College of Social Labour in Santiago. He was a member of the governing body of 'Rosalía de Castro' Foundation. From 1990 to 1999, he was the secretary of 'Castelao' Foundation, nowadays he is a member of the boards of directors. From 1979 to 1984, he was the president of 'Alfonso Eanes' Cultural Association, filling different offices in the board of directors until 1998. He is on the editorial staff of the magazine 'Encrucillada'. He is also a member of the association for solidarity 'Alén do mar' and the Association of Contemporary History and a honourable member of the association 'Unión Barcalesa de la Habana' (Cuba).

 Work & Activities

PUBLISHED BOOKS: 1985: Nun cuarto para agardar. With this book, he got the first prize at the contest 'Modesto R. Figueiredo'. 1986: O Val de Barcala, 1900-1936. Agrarismo, vida política, emigración y cultura. 1988: Xulián Magariños Negreira, un home da época Nós (1904-1934). 1991: Conversas con Avelino Pousa Antelo. Memorias dun galego inconformista. 1992: ¡Ouh Galicia Maná! y Ramón Martínez López por la Universalidad de Galicia. 1994: Negreira en la guerra del 36. 1995: Arredor do centenario de Rosalía, 1985. 1995: Feiraco, 25 años (1969-1994). Un modelo de agroindustria coperativa. 1995: Feiraco e O Val de Barcala. Un camiño de progreso. 1997: O Centenario de Castelao na lembranza, 1986. 1997: Vinte anos trobando coa cultura. A Sociedade Cultural "Afonso Eanes (1976-1996)". 1999: Maruxa en la Casa-Museo de Rosalía. 1999: Historia. Ciencias sociales. 2º ciclo de la E.S.O. 1999: Negreira, capital Barcalesa. Guía Turística. He wrote four prologues and a epilogue for five books. He took part as a rapporteur in many conferences and collaborated in many newspapers and magazines.

 Other Interesting Aspects

He got 'Vila de Negreira' Journalism Prize (1989) and the Prize of Historical Investigation (1991).