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Díaz Fajardo, Montserrat
Assistant lecturer
Department of Classical, Romance and Semitic Languages, UB

Contact address
Departament of Classical, Romance and Semitic Languages, office P1.22
Faculty of Philology
Historic Building UB
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585
08007 Barcelona
ext. 35704

Research interests
Critical edition, interpretation and historical study of Arabic-language scientific manuscripts in al-Andalus and Maghreb (11th-15th centuries): astronomical traditions, astrological practices and tables, surface measurements, astrological geography and gestational time.
Value of training for the collective of migrant women from the Maghreb region.

Main publications (last five years)

Díaz-Fajardo, Montse (in press) Estrella-corazón, estrella-cortador: Una interpretación nueva del concepto de estrella-bābanī. Anuario de Estudios Medievales, 20 pp.
Díaz-Fajardo, Montse (2016) Gestation times correlated with lunar cycles: Ibn al-Kammād’s animodar of conception across North Africa. Suhayl. International Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation, 15: 129-229.

Díaz-Fajardo, Montse (2016) Ibn ‘Azzūz and Ibn Ridwān on astrological geography. In: Reinkowski, Maurus; Winet, Monika; Yasargil, Sevinc (eds) Arabic and Islamic Studies in Europe and Beyond. Études arabes et islamiques en Europe et au-delà. Series Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta, 248. Wilsele, Peeters Publishers, pp. 315-326.

Díaz-Fajardo, Montse (2014) Part Two of al-Baqqār´s Kitāb al-adwār: the latitude of a planet in the calculation of astrological aspects. Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften, 20-21: 31-61.

Díaz-Fajardo, Montse (2013) The Ptolemaic concept of the Ruler (al-Mustawlī) Planet in Ibn ‘Azzūz´s astrological writing. Archives Internationales d´Histoire des Sciences. International Archive of the History of Science, 63 (170-171): 541-559.