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:

As part of the Oliva Artés site of the Museum of History of Barcelona, we have developed an interactive cartography that showcases the urban evolution of Poble Nou industrial heritage. The different industrial sites (existing or not) are shown in a

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


we are awarded with STARTS PRIZE 2019

Grand Prize – Innovative Collaboration: Awarded for innovative collaboration between industry or technology and the arts (and the cultural and creative sectors in general) that open new pathways for innovation.

S+T+ARTS=STARTS – Innovation at the Nexus of Science, Technology, and the ARTS: STARTS is an initiative of the European Commission to foster alliances of technology and artistic practice that effectively implement European policymaking to nurture innovation and that benefit the art world as well. The focus is on people and projects that contribute to mastering the social, ecological and economic challenges this continent faces.

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