Urteaga González, José Luis

  • Departament de Geografia
  • Universitat de Barcelona
  • c/ Montalegre, 6 08021 Barcelona
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José Luis Urteaga González (Quiroga, Spain, 1953) is a retired professor of Human Geography. Graduated in Geography at the University of Barcelona (Universidad de Barcelona), he has been professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1980-1982), at the Universitat de Lleida (1982-1987), and at the Universitat de Barcelona (1987-2017). His main research interests are in historical geography and map history, focusing on the analysis of the modernization projects of geographic information in Spain. In 2013 he was awarded with the international prize Imago Mundi.