Digital Humanities

We explore the effects of digital technologies in the humanities to make data more accessible to the public and provide new answers to previously analysed topics in the fields of heritage and urban history.
We deal with digitized and born-digital materials, developing digital tools to research, manage, analyse and present historical data with a focus on cities.

General Theory of Urbanization (Volume II)
How can we translate the Big Data of the 19th Century?
Historic Charter of Barcelona
The Historic Charter of Barcelona is a research project published by means of an online tool, which integrates detailed knowledge about the city history and makes it available to citizens and professionals. It explains the history of the city through
Big Time Bcn
How can we construct a global vision of urban heritage for citizen engagement? Big Time is an open platform to disseminate the city architectural heritage. BIG TIME BCN is an interactive map of Barcelona that highlights the age of urban

The research ‘Mapping Hispanic Modernity. Cross-border Literary Networks and Cultural Mediators (1908-1939)’ sets the grounds for a new approach exploring transnational processes of cultural transformation. Directed by Diana Roiz Sanz (UOC), this project proposes an innovative investigation in modernist studies:

The web portal History at Work is a semiannual publication addressed at professionals and students interested in modern architecture’s masterworks.  The project arises from the idea of collecting the best research works carried out within the subjects History of Art