About us

The group develops research projects focused on the relations between image, social and cultural history.
Based on theoretical studies on art, the artistical ethos and the relations between politics and visual culture in all sort of means. It also tries to congregate researchers of the field, mainly historians, but also social scientists, anthropologists, architects, geographers and any interested researcher on the subject of the city and historical agents that live there. The main objective is, outside the seasonal encounters between the researchers, the participation on all sort of academical events for the divulgation of the results of research topics, but also the collective and individual production of articles and books and topics related to the thematics of the group, besides that, there are the academic orientation for undergraduates, master’s, doctorate, and post-doctorate degrees. Finally, we seek to consolidate the historical studies on image, memory, art and life in the metropolis.