Expiración García-Sánchez
Expiración García-Sánchez is a researcher at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Granada, Spain. She received her PhD in Semitic philology, specializing in Arabic, and she completed graduate studies in geography and history, specializing in medieval history. She was a lecturer in the Islamic history of al-Andalus in the Islamic History Department at the University of Granada from 1978 to 1985, and was the vice-director of the School of Arabic Studies in Granada from 1998 until 2005. She is a member of the editorial board of scientific journals and series, such as Al-Qantara, Suhayl, Ciencias de la Naturaleza en al-Andalus, and Estudios Árabes e Islámicos: Monografías, and is a member of the Union Européenne d’Arabisants et d’Islamisants, the Société Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences et de la Philosophie Arabes et Islamiques ‎‎(CNRS)‎, and the Commission on History of Science and Technology in Islamic Societies. Dr. García-Sánchez is a specialist on the history of scientific knowledge in al-Andalus, with major publications on alimentation, agriculture, and botany, and related topics such as pharmacology, the history of gardens, and ethnobotany. She is the author of fifteen books and monographs as well as three hundred research articles and scientific contributions, and eight volumes on “The Studies on Nature in Al Andalus” (1990–2008). She has directed seven doctoral theses.


Source: “Contributors.” 2014. Dumbarton Oaks. 2014. https://www.doaks.org/resources/middle-east-garden-traditions/contributor-biographies. Archived at: https://perma.cc/WF3E-ZNRM 

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