Conrado Vilanou Torrano

Professor in the Department of Theory and History of Education in the Faculty of Education at the Universidad de Barcelona.


Head of the Research Group on Pedagogical and Social Thought at the Universidad de Barcelona (GREPPS), recognised by the Generalitat de Catalunya. Director of the journal Temps d'Educació, published by the Institute for Professional Development (formerly ICE) of the University of Barcelona.


Since 2021 he has been president of the Catalan Society of Philosophy, founded in 1923. A disciple of Alejandro Sanvisens, Emilio Redondo, Buenaventura Delgado, Octavi Fullat, Claudio Lozano, José María Vía Taltavull, Jordi Sales, among others, he cultivates the history of pedagogical thought and has specialised in the study of contemporary pedagogical discourses.


Author of an extensive bibliography (which according to the Dialnet database exceeds 140 articles with more than 130 collaborations in books), he has coordinated some twenty collective works. To date, he has supervised 39 doctoral theses, three of which have been awarded extraordinary prizes, while others are in the process of being written.