The Casa de Colón presents the digital version of number 68 of the Yearbook of Atlantic Studies

The Casa de Colón presents on February 8, at 7:30 p.m., the digital edition number 68 of the Yearbook of Atlantic Studiesa multidisciplinary scientific publication edited by the Cabildo de Gran Canaria and published uninterruptedly since 1955. This year's digital edition publishes a total of 20 articles, presented by 37 researchers from different subjects, always related to the Islands Canary Islands and their Atlantic connection.

The event is held at the Vegueta museum headquarters, with free admission, but with prior registration due to limited capacity. The request can be formalized in this link. Participating in the presentation: Maria de los Reyes Hernandez SocorroProfessor of Art History (ULPGC), Francis Quintana Navarroprofessor of Contemporary History (ULPGC), Jonathan Allen Hernandezprofessor of French Philology (ULPGC) and Manuel Lobo Cabreraemeritus professor of Modern History (ULPGC) and director of the magazine.

The House of Columbus published on January 28 in a digital version number 68 of the Yearbook of Atlantic Studies. The publication includes 20 original articles that deal with three main themes: the Atlantic Ocean as a historical entity, the external projection of the Islands and the Canary Archipelago itself. This new number, like the previous ones, can be consulted on the yearbook website.

Atlantic Research Areas

In the 68th edition of the Yearbook, 37 specialists collaborate who delve into the following subjects: Prehistory and Archaeology, Anthropology, Art, Heritage, Modern and Contemporary History, Economic History, Literature and Historiography. This last section incorporates a work in homage to Dr. Manuela Ronquillo Rubiowho died in 2020, full professor in the Department of Historical Sciences and specialist in Medieval History at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria This paper summarizes her historiographical contribution on the connection between Seville, the Canary Islands and the Atlantic.

These texts have been signed by researchers from leading national and foreign institutions, including: University of La Laguna, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Autonomous University of Madrid, University of Alicante, University of Strasbourg and University of Las Americas (Ecuador), among others.

With a history of 67 years and 68 issues published, the magazine is, without a doubt, the most important periodic scientific publication in the Canary Islands and an essential tool for research on the Archipelago and its Atlantic setting. The most relevant historians of the Canary Islands such as Antonio Rumeu de Armas, Antonio Bèthencourt and Manuel Lobo Cabrera have directed their editions at different stages.

At this time, the Editorial Board works already in the next issue, which will be published in 2023and which will have a special section dedicated to Modern and Contemporary History. The deadline for receiving articles is open until May 31, 2022.

Electronic format

The Atlantic Studies Yearbook is characterized by being faithful to its commitment to adapting its publication to new technologies. Proof of this is that for 8 editions the magazine has been published entirely in a digital version. In this sense, the Editorial Board directed by Manuel Lobo, assures that "it continues to work so that the Yearbook of Atlantic Studies meets the scientific quality standards and the bibliometric indicators that are required at a national and international level".

In addition, to facilitate the consultation of researchers and scholars, as well as the interested public, the publication has progressively incorporated DOI (Digital Object Identifier) ​​and ORCID (Open Research and Contributor ID) identifiers to your articles to increase the visibility of the yearbook, the citation level of published articles and to guarantee intellectual property and direct and permanent access to the electronic resource.

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