Institute of Catalan Language and Culture

Research groups

Institute of Catalan Language and Culture (ILCC)

History of Language and Normative Language

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Research group dedicated to the study of language from an interdisciplinary perspective, covering both Catalan and other Romance languages.

Mediaeval Literature

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Research group dedicated to the study of mediaeval literature, focusing both on troubadour poetry and epic narrative.

Modern and Contemporary Literature and Literary Heritage

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Research group that investigates Catalan baroque literary production, relationships between literature, memory and journalism and the literary construction of the landscape. It is also dedicated to the study of Spanish literature over the centuries and its points of contact with other literatures.

Consolidated research groups (SGR)

  • Catalan Language and Literature: History and Identity. Active. Organising institution: AGAUR (Government of Catalonia). Group coordinator: Xavier Pla. Ref. 2017 SGR 1235. Previous editions: Catalan Language and Literature: History and Identity, June 2014 (Ref. 2014 SGR 1187); Language and Literature of the Modern Age, January 2009 (Ref. 2009SGR-00129); December 2005 (Ref. 2005SGR00129); January 2002 (Ref. SGR00287); December 1999 (Ref. SGR99-00159); 1997; January 1996.
  • Culture and Literature in the Late Middle Ages. Active. Organising institution: AGAUR (Government of Catalonia). Group coordinator: Lola Badia. Ref. 2017 SGR 0142. Previous editions: June 2014, January 2009, December 2005, January 2002, December 1999 (Ref. SGR99-00158); 1997; January 1996.
  • Renaissance literature and culture in Spain. Active. Organising institution: AGAUR (Government of Catalonia). Group coordinator: Jorge García López. Ref. 2017 SGR 0928.