Archivi, documenti e memoria dal Medioevo all'Età Contemporanea. Dalla generazione, trasmissione e conservazione dei testi alla diffusione delle informazioni.


DURATION : 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2021

ENTITY OF CONSTRUCTION : University of Las Palmas de Gran & nbsp; Canaria

ENTITY / FINANCIAL COMPANY / S : University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria / ULPGC Research Aid Program

MAIN RESEARCHER : Leonor Zozaya-Montes


  • Alicia Rodríguez Álvarez (ULPGC, IATEXT)
  • M. Victoria Domínguez Rodríguez (ULPGC, IATEXT)
  • Manuel Ramírez Sánchez (ULPGC, IATEXT)


This project aims to study the history of archives and their documentary collections from several points of view. It also proposes to analyze various aspects of other texts and documents - archived or not - ranging from the creation of a written document, to the use, generation and conservation of documents, to the transmission of memory and the dissemination of information, starting from the basis that it was not found or disseminated through the Scriptural media alone. The information and memory did not remain exclusively in the archive, nor was it transmitted only through written medium, nor was it just something static that lay materialized in the form of dusty files in an ark. It should also be remembered that outside the archival collections there were numerous scattered documents (a notice would be a good example of all this, for example). Studying all of this together, where many data interact and complement each other, will illuminate another vision that will further delve into society's role in the use, transmission, retention and dissemination of written or oral information in the past.

One of the results of this project is the Congress on the History of Archives, Documents and Information (CHADI), in blended mode (22-23 / 07/2021), whose information consists of