Daniel Castillo Hidalgo writes a scientific article on the salary structure in the port sector of colonial Senegal

Friday, 6 October, 2023

Doctor and member of IATEXT, Daniel Castillo Hidalgo has recently written an article in which describes the salary structure in the port sector of Colonial Senegal. 

Specialized in African economics since he began his PhD in 2008  under the tutorship of the recently deceased historian and ULPGC professor Miguel Suárez Bosa. Most of his works focus on the colonial period, because access to documentation is relatively more affordable.

The colonial gap: An analysis of income distribution in the Port of Dakar, 1911 –1940


"Traditional American medicine: a linguistic and ethnological treasure" by Victoria Domínguez Rodríguez

Thursday, 5 October, 2023

Doctor from the ULPGC and member of IATEXT, Victoria Domínguez Rodríguez ha  recently published in The Conversation: “Traditional American Medicine: A Linguistic and Ethnological Treasure”.

In this article Domínguez bases his article on AMERLEX-Database , “an online database open to the public whose main objective is to systematically gather the Amerindian voices and voices from Spain (Hispanisms) present in Spanish and English works of the 16th and 17th centuries.” Currently, this database has 558 words corresponding to the lexical field “plants and flora”, of which 105 have a description of their therapeutic usefulness or pharmaceutical form.