Department: Literaturas Hispánicas y Bibliografía

Faculty: Ciencias de la Documentación

Area: Library and Documentation Science

Research group: Bibliopegia. Grupo de investigación sobre encuadernación y el libro antiguo

Email: brial@ucm.es

Doctor by the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela with the thesis Producción y comercio del libro en Santiago (1501-1553) 2006. Supervised by Dr. Jaime Moll, Dr. Luis Iglesias Feijoo.

Benito Rial Costas teaches Book History and Bibliography at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. His scholarly work and publications have been contributing to the fields of material bibliography, the sociology of texts, cultural history and literature, and his interests go across Book Culture and Media, Historiography, Bibliography, Digital Humanities and Typography. Rial Costas has held Visiting posts in several universities, has lectured in different European and American universities and research centres, and is a member of the scientific committee of several international journals, conferences and granting committees.