Marta Reynal-Querol gets an Advanced ERC Grant

Marta Reynal-Querol, Director of IPEG, was awarded an Advanced ERC Grant (2022-2027) in the latest call. The title of the project is “Colonization, early institutions and the origin of state capacity and democratization” (ORIG-STATE). The project proposes studying the origin of state capacity, democracy and political dynasties using the colonial conquest of Latin America as a natural experiment. With this grant she gets the “triple crown” ERC Grants: Starting, Consolidator and Advanced grant.