Ferrol - Urban History
Urban Studies Workshop
  • José María CARDESIN _ Project Director and author of the texts_
    Doctor in History and Professor of the History of Social Movements in the Faculty of Sociology at the University of A Coruña. Director of the TEU research group, http://www.teurban.com
    His research interests lie primarily in the analysis of urban processes from a multi-disciplinary perspective and in the use of multimedia resources applied to the Social Sciences.
    Contact: cardes@udc.es
  • Manuel GONZALEZ PENEDO _ IT Team Director _
    Doctor in Physics (specialized in electronics) and Professor of Computing and Artificial Intelligence in the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of A Coruña. Director of the VARPA Research Group, http://varpa.lfcia.org
    His research interests are centred on digital image processing techniques applied to the health sector and the use of grid systems based on design patterns for Web applications.
    Contact: cipenedo@dc.fi.udc.es
  • Ricardo BELTRAN PEDREIRA _ Architecture and Urban Planning Advisor_
    Professor of Urban Planning in the Department of Projects and Urban Planning at the School of Architecture, University of A Coruña. His research interests are centred on the study of housing and urban development.
    Contact: beltran7@udc.es
  • Xoán M. MORENO GONZÁLEZ _ Modern History Advisor_
    Professor of Modern History at the University of A Coruña. To date his research interests have focused mainly on republicanism and federalism in late nineteenth- century Galicia. He is currently working on relations between politics and local finance.
    Contact: xmoreno@udc.es
  • Marta FERNANDEZ PRIETO _ Design and Multimedia Advisor_
    Doctor in Education and Professor of Applied New Technologies in the Faculty of Education at the University of A Coruña. Her research interests lie in the field of new technologies and their application to teaching Human Sciences.
    Contact: martfp@udc.es
  • Patricia DIGÓN REGUEIRO _ Design and Multimedia Advisor _
    Doctor in Psychopedagogy and Professor of Applied New Technologies in the Faculty of Education at the University of A Coruña. Master of Arts in Music Education, Institute of Education, University of London.
    Contact: pdigon@udc.es
  • Marisa LÓPEZ SCHMIDT _Fieldwork Manager and person in charge of the coordination with the IT and Graphic Design Teams _
    Sociologist. Currently writing a Ph.D. thesis in Sociology at the University of A Coruña, titled "Constructing the city and living among social networks: urban planning and residential strategies in Eirís (A Coruña)". Her research interests are centred on the study of urbanization processes, governance, and other agents involved.
    Contact: mlopez@udc.es
  • Noelia BARREIRA RODRÍGUEZ _Head of IT Applications Design_
    Computer Engineer. Currently completing a doctoral degree programme in the Department of Computing at the University of A Coruña. Her research interests lie in the field of artificial vision.
    Contact: noelia@dc.fi.udc.es
  • Samuel FERNÁNDEZ IGNACIO _Head of Graphic Design_
    Sociologist and expert in advertising graphics. Currently working on graphic design applied to multimedia resources.
    Contact: samuel@mundogalicia.com
  • José Manuel CID RODRÍGUEZ _Member of the Fieldwork Team_
    Anthropologist. Currently writing a Ph.D. thesis in Social Anthropology at the University of Santiago de Compostela, titled "The production and reproduction of ritual: social memory and change in the Galician village of Xunqueira de Ambía". His research interests are centred on the analysis of religion and social memory.
    Contact: josemcid@usc.es
  • Patricia LORENZO RUIZ _Member of the Fieldwork Team_
    Sociologist and qualified social worker. Currently writing a Ph.D. thesis in Sociology at the University of A Coruña, titled "Sub-standard housing in A Coruña's metropolitan area: the sociology of human settlements". Her research interests lie mainly in the study of social exclusion processes and penitentiary systems.
    Contact: plorenzo@udc.es
  • Begoña BLANCO NUÑEZ _Member of the Fieldwork Team_
    Sociologist. Currently writing a Ph.D. thesis in Sociology at the University of A Coruña, titled "Rural village or residential estate? Urbanization processes and social movements in the San Pedro de Visma district (A Coruña)". Her research interests focus on the analysis of urban social movements.
    Contact: bblanco@udc.es
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