MapModern Activities



Seminar on Global Perspectives in the Humanities and the Social Sciences (April-June 2017)

Organizers: Diana Roig Sanz, Neus Rotger, Carles Prado and Teresa Iribarren (UOC).


6.04.2017 — Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel (École Normale Supérieure)

Title: Digitizing Global Art History. The Decolonial Potential of a Very “Western” Method

27.04.2017 — Jernej Habjan (Institute of Slovenian Literature and Literary Studies)

Title: Transnational Literature, the Triumph of the National Novel

18.05.2017 — Peter Wagner (ICREA Research Professor – Research Council Advanced Grant project, University of Barcelona)

Title: World-Sociology


15.06.2017 — Katja Naumann (Global and European Studies Institute, University of Leipzig)

Title: Notions of the ‘global’ in historiography after the spatial turn


International Seminar (November 29 – December 1, 2017)

Politics of the Spirit: Cultural Internationalization in the First European Modernity
Polítiques de l’esperit: internacionalització de la cultura en la primera modernitat europea

Organizers: Diana Roig Sanz (UOC), Jaume Subirana (UOC), Gabriella Gavagnin (UB) and Víctor Martínez-Gil (UAB). 


Founder and first president of PEN International Mrs CA Dawson Scott (centre)

Workshop on nodegoat, by LAB1100

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, 8-9 February 2017


Digital approaches towards serial publications (18th–20th centuries)

Royal Academy
Brussels, 11.09.2017 – 12.09.2017

Congreso Internacional Las Edades del Libro 2017

Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas, UNAM
México, 16.10.2017 – 20.10.2017

Eccentric modernities: The Essay and Intellectual Networks in the Hispanic area

Organizers: Domingo Ródenas de Moya (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) and Jordi Gracia Garcia (Universitat de Barcelona)
Barcelona, 25.10.2017 – 27.10.2017

II Jornadas sobre la Historia de las Políticas Editoriales en la Argentina

Organizers: Proyecto de Investigación bibliográfica e historiográfica “Editorial Claridad” – Departamento de Investigaciones de la Biblioteca Nacional and Departamento de Archivo de la Biblioteca Nacional

Biblioteca Nacional “Mariano Moreno”, Buenos Aires, 1-3 November 2017


Fullbright Visiting Professorship at the University of Chicago – Jaume Subirana (UOC, member of the research team of the MapModern project)