About the Chair

The Chair was born in 2012 and brings together researchers to promote  high quality research in history and in the areas of human and social sciences, and especially Digital Humanities. The Chair has a multidisciplinary orientation to promote research on the history of political and social leadership, the evolution of identities on social organization and public space. The Chair also proposes to help to find ways of transferring humanistic knowledge with digital methodologies to contribute to the creation of a real historiographical "blockchain". The Chair welcomes the Research Group in National Studies and Cultural Policies (GRENPoC-UB), a subgroup within the Research Group on Political Studies, Identities, Institutions, and Corruption, recognized by AGAUR (GRC 2021 SGR 00053). Therefore, the Chair aims to promote, project and disseminate research, teaching, transfer of technology and / or innovation carried out by its researchers in the field of history, economics, sociology, psychology, linguistics, geography, anthropology and Political Sciences, regardless of the format that this transfer takes. In addition to research, the Chair provides scientific and technical advice, organizes and imparts its own postgraduate courses, university extension, specialization and professional updating in the field of Its competence, in accordance with the procedures and regulations established by the University of Barcelona.


This Chair is sponsored by two cultural and audiovisual management companies, ATAS CORP and GRUP TRANSVERSAL, and by the City Council of LA FATARELLA, where was born the mother of Professor Josep Termes i Ardèvol. We appreciate so much this sponsorship and would like to highlight the importance of collaboration between the public and private sectors

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