Field of study: Historiographical Sciences and Techniques
Verónica Mateo Ripoll, doctor in History at the University of Alicante, has written various works on society and culture in Early Modern period, specialising later in book history and historical libraries, especially the called “old repository”, as in the area of documentary heritage, historic sources and cultural heritage management. In 1999 she became Doctor, after defending her PhD thesis “Culture of Literature: index and study of an ecclesiastical library in Modern Age” for which she got the highest qualification of “Outstanding cum laude by unanimity”, just like the “Special Doctorate Award” in History at the University of Alicante in 2000. A part of this monography was presented at the “Bibliography National Award” called by the National Library, and obtained the “Finalist” mention. Currently she is professor of the department of Modern and Medieval History and Historiographic Sciences and Techniques.
Concerning the performance of responsibilities in university management, from 2006 to 2010, she performed tutoring tasks and followed the students of the Faculty of Arts in the History undergraduate degree, in the “Tutorial Action Programme” inspired by the University of Alicante as part of the European Space for Higher Education’s actions. From 2006 to 2010 she has been member of the History undergraduate degree Quality Commission, and advisor of the Dean’s team of the same Faculty in the commission in charge of elaborating the studies’ plan leading to the obtaining of the History undergraduate degree (2008-2009). Advisor of the Dean’s team of the Faculty of Arts, and member of the History Undergraduate Degree Commission (2009-2015). Since the year 2006-2007 she participates in the Programmes “University Teaching Research Networks” that the University of Alicante Educational Sciences Institute (ICE) calls every year, coordinating the projects “Transversal History studies: propaganda and communication trough time” (2008), “The documentary and bibliographic heritage and its didactical value: experiences and suggestions” (2014), or “Approaching the past and educate for the future: in/visibility of woman in history and documents” (2016).
Linked to the knowledge transfer just like I+D activities management, she has undertaken the management and organisation of scientific-technological nature congresses, courses, seminars, conferences, etc. “Ancient knowledge and places of memory. A path through the history of bookstore culture in the Mediterranean” (2007), “Know your city, know your archives” (2009), “Ancient book: creation, contexts and cults” (2011), the “12th Workshop on Sciences Society and Historiographic Techniques” (2013), “Archives: pluralistic looks” (2013), “Digging out documents: the values of bibliographic and documentary heritage” (2014), “Cultural heritage: conservation, diffusion and memory” (2016). She has supervised the I+D projects “Institutions of Memory and digital environments. Research, reconstruction and online diffusion of ancient bibliographic Jesuit heritage” (2008-2009) and “Defending cultural heritage: the role of defence institutions in social construction and citizens’ education” (2016). She also participated in 19 I+D+i projects funded by competitive calls from public and private administrations or structures, and in 6 contracts, agreements or projects of the research group “Corpus Documentale Latinum Valencie" (CODOLVA).
Currently she works on 2 six-year research activity periods.
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