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034 April 2013

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JUANELO

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034

2013

April

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NEWS

 

GARCÍA-DIEGO INTERNATIONAL PRIZE (7TH EDITION)

 

GARCÍA-DIEGO INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

 

The Fundación Juanelo Turriano announces the 7th edition of its GARCÍA-DIEGO INTERNATIONAL PRIZE, worth 12 000 euros, for research in any of the branches of the history of technology. The prize is open to any individual or group submitting an original, unpublished paper.

 

The deadline for submissions is 23 December 2013.

 

FUNDACIÓN JUANELO TURRIANO LIBRARY: ACQUISITIONS

 

FUNDACIÓN JUANELO TURRIANO LIBRARY

 

 

 

DIGITAL LIBRARY

DIGITAL LIBRARY

 

 

MOLINUM (APRIL 2013), RECOMMENCEMENT

MOLINUM

 

 

 

The journal Molinum is initiating a new era, in which it will graduate from a newsletter to a full-fledged, bi-monthly on-line scientific and cultural journal.

 

Félix Pinto Martín, who will continue to be the editor-in-chief, will head a new multi-disciplinary team: Ágata Marquiegui Soloaga (architect and geographer), Noemí García Jiménez (biologist), Javier Revilla Casado (historian and author of the blog “Patrimonio Industrial Harinero”) and Diana Sánchez Mustieles (PhD. architecture).

 

This issue carries an interview with Bernardo Revuelta Pol, Director of the Fundación Juanelo Turriano.

 

Molinum is published by the Asociación para la Conservación y Estudio de los Molinos (ANEM, association for the conservation and study of mills), currently presided by Antxon Aguirre Sorondo, member of the Fundación Juanelo Turriano’s Advisory Commission.

 

 

Go to ACEM website

 

NUEVO MILIARIO

Nuevo miliario

 

EL NUEVO MILIARIO (semi-annual bulletin on Roman roads, the history of roads and other subjects relating to historic geography), co-sponsored by the Fundación Juanelo Turriano, has now released its 15th (March 2013) issue.

 

Summary of contents:

 

  • Nomenclatura viaria antigua. La Vía de los Vasos de Vicarello: una vía augusta de Hispania [nomenclature for ancient roads. the Vascula Apollinaria Road: an Augustine route in Hispania], by Jesús Sánchez Sánchez, Luis Benítez de Lugo Enrich, Jesús Rodríguez Morales and José Luis Fernández Montoro.
  • Los casos gramaticales en los vasos de Vicarello y otras fuentes itinerarias [grammatical case in the Vascula Apollinaria (or Vicarello silver goblets) and other sources describing historic itineraries], by Jesús Rodríguez Morales.
  • Más sobre las cañadas vacceas y las vías romanas (Continuación) [more on Vaccean cattle tracks and Roman roads (continued)], by Pedro Alegre Pastor.
  • Reencuentro con el «Sáhara Occidental» (excolonia española). Geografía e historia de un pueblo (olvidado)[revisiting the “Western Sahara” (former Spanish colony). geography and history of a (forgotten) people], by Diego M. Muñoz Hidalgo, Ángel García Calle and Miguel Manzanera Salavert.
  • Pintia y la vía A-27[Pintia and road A-27], by Pedro Alegre Pastor

 

Go to El Nuevo Miliario website

Go to El Nuevo Miliario blog

 

 

OTHER CURRENT EVENTS

 

ENGINEER CARLOS FERNÁNDEZ CASADO (1905-1988) ARCHIVES

 

Engineer Carlos Fernández Casado

 

Engineer Carlos Fernández Casado’s archives, on deposit at the Centre for Historic Studies on Public Works and Urban Planning - Centre for Public Works Studies and Experimentation (CEHOPU-CEDEX) have been opened to the public, on-line.

 

Visit the Carlos Fernández Casado archives

 

Civil Engineer Eduardo Torroja Miret’s (1899-1961) archives are likewise available.

 

Visit the Eduardo Torroja archive

AMIGOS DE LA INGENIERÍA, FRIENDS OF ENGINEERING

 

FRIENDS OF ENGINEERING

 

 

The Royal Academy of Engineers has founded “Amigos de la Ingeniería” (friends of engineering) to provide public opinion with an accurate and effective view of the actual breadth of engineering and its importance in a country’s development.

 

Go to the Royal Academy of Engineering website

ASOCIACIÓN TAJAMAR, TAJAMAR ASSOCIATION

 

TAJAMAR ASSOCIATION

 

 

The Asociación para la Conservación de la Arquitectura Tradicional TAJAMAR. ARQUITECTURA, ARTE Y PAISAJE (association for the conservation of traditional architecture TAJAMAR. architecture, art and landscape) publishes books on architecture, among other activities.

 

It also has a number of historic works:

 

  • Descripción del Real Monasterio del Escorial…” (description of the Royal Monastery at Escorial) by D. Ximenes, 1764.
  • Poblado de pescadores” (fishing village) by Muguruza 1972.

 

Go to artecturalibros

Go to Asociación Tajamar

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