Juan Manuel Santana and Nira Santana have published "Men of the sea and women of the land. The fear of losing one's husband in the Canary Islands during the Old Regime."

Monday, 29 January, 2024

IATEXT researchers Juan Manuel Santana Pérez and Nira Santana Montañez, members of the Documentation, Heritage Division and Historia Atlántica, have participated with a chapter titled "Men of the sea and women of the land. The fear of losing one's husband in the Canary Islands during the Old Regime" in the book Homes of the Seas. The family in maritime Spain, 16th-19th centuries, published in Ediciones TREA and edited by Francisco García González (UCLM) and Pablo Ortega del Cerro (UCA).

You can consult the following link the index of the work and the introduction.

The IATEXT 10 years later

Tuesday, 30 January, 2024

The University Institute of Textual Analysis and Applications (IATEXT) was created by the Government Council of the Canary Islands on January 30, 2014 (BOC of 02/17/2014) and has the powers recognized by the LOSU and the Statutes of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC). Its headquarters are located on the Obelisco Campus of the ULPGC.

The general objective of IATEXT is to produce results in basic research and develop digital resources for both research and educational, cultural and professional fields. To this end, it focuses its interdisciplinary research on a) the editing and analysis of different types of texts from a linguistic, literary, historical, geographical or computational perspective; b) Digital Humanities, and c) Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence. Thus, it is an interdisciplinary institute where researchers from the field of Humanities coexist with researchers from the area of ​​Computer Science.

University Extension Course "Health and Hospital Institutions in Spain and New Spain (1400-1600)"

Friday, 26 January, 2024

The Doctor and member of the University Institute of Textual Analysis and Applications, Manuel Méndez Alonzo together with the Doctor Raúl Villagrasa Elías will teach the university extension course "Health and Hospital Institutions in Spain and New Spain (1400-1600)" from February 14 to March 13, 2024.

CLARIAH-ES holds its first workshop to promote infrastructure.

Friday, 26 January, 2024

CLARIAH-ES has recently met to celebrate the first work workshop in the that all participating nodes have been present, including IATEXT, to advance and promote the newly created research infrastructure.

CLARIAH-ES  is a distributed digital research infrastructure initially constituted by 10 Spanish research entities that are related, by their previous participation and current interest, to the European research infrastructures, already constituted as European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC), for the humanities and social sciences: CLARIN (www.clarin.eu) and DARIAH (www.dariah.eu).