Bernat Lladó i Mas

Professor of Geography at Euroaula, University School of Tourism, in Barcelona (Spain). He is interested in the history of geography and European territorial culture and is the author of several papers and is the author and translator of the book Franco Farinelli. Del mapa al laberinto (Icària, 2013). He has participated in the geographical art projects «Urbanoporosi. Sabadell i els silencis urbans» (Alliance Française, Sabadell, 2012) and «Geopresències. De la distància gràfica a les micropolítiques» (Sala d’Art Roca Umbert, Granollers, 2016).

The life and work of the naturalist Alexander von Humboldt continues to fascinate, even today. His figure concentrates and synthesises the movements, ideas, and even the great contradictions of the time of profound change that was nineteenth-century Europe.