Mediterranean Landscapes: A Historical Reading3 December 2015. From 18:30 | Conference | Catalan | IEMed, Barcelona
The Mediterranean is an area full of contrasts where various landscapes have coexisted, which are determined by specific physical and climatic conditions and which, of course, affect the human beings who inhabit them. The seminar tackles the “landscape of risk and disaster”, closely linked to the conditions alluded to it.
Armando Alberola Romá is a Professor of Modern History at the University of Alacant. He specializes in the study of aspects related to the agricultural economy, the issue of water in deficit irrigation, the problems of the lordship and the analysis of territorial and local “power” in Valencian lands. Since 2002 he has been the principal investigator of research projects funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Government of Spain. Alberola is also director of the Journal of Modern History (University of Alacant), he also directs the History and Climate Research Group of the University of Alacant.