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Team

Susana Araújo

Principal Investigator
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Susana Araújo (PhD Sussex, MA Warwick, Lic. Lisbon) is the PI of Project CILM - City and (In)security in Literature and the Media, a three year project funded by FCT. She is a senior researcher (Investigador Principal) at the Centre for Comparative Studies of the University of Lisbon. She teaches for the Program in Comparative Studies and coordinates the research group LOCUS, which embraces five national and international projects. She is the author of Images of Terror, Narratives of Captivity (Bloomsbury, 2015) and of the poetry book, Dívida Soberana (Mariposa Azual, 2012) . She co-edited the books Fear and Fantasy in a Global World (Rodopi 2015), (In)seguranças no Espaço Urbano. Perspetivas Culturais (2012) and Trans/American, Trans/Oceanic, Trans/Lation: Issues in International American Studies (2010). She also organized the special issues for the Review of International American Studies (2008/2009), Estrema (2014) and Dedalus (2015) and has published several articles in international peer-reviewed journals (such as Atlantic Studies, Studies in the Novel, Women Studies, Critical Survey, Symbiosis) as well as book chapters.

Ana Raquel Fernandes

Researcher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Ana Raquel Fernandes is an Assistant Professor at the Universidade Europeia, Lisbon, Portugal. She is a full researcher at ULICES - University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies. She was the PI of the Research Project entitled The Reception of British and Irish Short Fiction in Portugal and Portuguese Short Fiction in the United Kingdom and Ireland (1980-2012) (acronym CC/ST – Contar um Conto/ StoryTelling). 

Ana Romão

Reseacher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Ana Romão is a PhD student and a researcher at the Centre for Comparative Studies of the University of Lisbon (CEC). She holds a Master Degree in English and American Studies (FLUL, 2015), with a thesis entitled “Experimenting with Torture: Abu Ghraib through the Lens of Paul Scheuring’s The Experiment”. She is currently developing her PhD research at the International PhD Programme in Comparative Studies (CEC/FLUL).

Aliki Varvogli

Researcher
University of Dundee


Aliki Varvogli is a Lecturer in English at the University of Dundee, Scotland. She completed her undergraduate studies at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and her MA and PhD at the University of East Anglia. Her research interests are in contemporary American fiction, with emphasis on the themes of terrorism, immigration and globalisation.

Catarina Frois

Researcher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Catarina Frois holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the Institute of Social Sciences (University of Lisbon) and is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Research in Anthropology (Portugal). Her main interests for research are on cultural aspects of anonymity, privacy, surveillance and identification technologies. 

Cristina Martínez Tejero

Researcher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Cristina Martínez Tejero is a Post-doctoral Researcher atCentro de Estudos Comparatistas (Universidade de Lisboa). She is also member of Research Group Galabra (Cultural Studieson Galician, Portuguese, Brazilian and African Countries of Portuguese Language Systems) and CIPPCE (Research Centre for Emerging Cultural Processes and Practices), both belonging to the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.

Elisa Scaraggi

Researcher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Elisa Scaraggi holds a degree in Translation and Interpretations of the University of Genova (Italy) and a Master degree in Modern, Comparative and Post-Colonial Literaturesof the University of Bologna (Italy). She entered the PhD-COMP programme in 2015/2016, as part of an FCT sponsored PhD (PD/BD/113727/2015). 

Daniel Lourenço

Researcher
Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Daniel Lourenço (MA, University of Sussex, 2012) is a PhD student. He holds a master's degree in Sexual Dissidence in Literature and Culture from the University of Sussex (thesis: “Embodying Queer Criticism: Reading Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick and Roland Barthes”) and he is currently a PhD student at the Programme in Comparative Studies of the University of Lisbon. 

Eva Dinis

Researcher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Eva Dinis (MA, Univ. of Lisbon, 2010) is a PhD Student. She holds a Master Degree in Portuguese Language and Culture from the University of Lisbon, with first-class honours. Her thesis (Two perspectives on alterity: the Other in Eça de Queirós’ «A Correspondência de Fradique Mendes», and José Eduardo Agualusa’s «Nação Crioula»), established her interest on comparative literature.

Francisco Serra Lopes

Collaborator
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Universitat Pompeu Fabra


Francisco Serra Lopes is a French and Portuguese philologist (2001) with an MA in Comparative Studies by the University of Lisbon (2004), an Advanced Studies degree in Aesthetics (2008), and a FCT sponsored PhD in Humanities by Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona (2010), with a thesis on apophasis in mysticism and contemporary art.

Fernanda Alves

Researcher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Fernanda Mota Alves (PhD, University of Lisbon, 1989) is associate professor of German and Comparative Sudies (Faculty of Letters, Univ. of Lisbon). Her main research interests lie in Memory and Emotion Studies, representations of the modern and contemporary city, 19th century an contemporary German literature. She is the coordinator of the project Aesthetics of Memory and Emotions.

Igor Furão

Researcher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Igor Furão is a researcher at the Centre for Comparative Studies of the University of Lisbon. He holds a Master Degree in Comparative Studies from the University of Lisbon (thesis: Entre “Bios” e “Política”: a tetralogia “O Reino”, de Gonçalo M. Tavares) and he is currently developing his PhD project (Representing Life, representing Power: A comparative approach to contemporary biopolitics) at the International PhD Programme in Comparative Studies.

Isabel Fernandes

Researcher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Isabel Fernandes is a Professor of English at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon and Scientific Coordinator of the Narrative & Medicine interdisciplinary project. With a PhD in English Literature, she has published extensively on several British authors: D. H. Lawrence, Emily Brontë, Jane Austen, Joseph Conrad, A. S. Byatt and Ted Hughes, among others.

Iván Villarmea

Collaborator
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University of Santiago de Compostela


Iván Villarmea Álvarez is a film critic, researcher, professor and programmer who currently works as a postdoctoral researcher at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. He holds a Ph. D. from the Universidad de Zaragoza, and has been visiting scholar at the Universidade de Lisboa, the University of Southern California, the California Institute of the Arts, the University of Roehampton, the Universidad de La Habana and the Universidad Estatal de Milagro, in Ecuador.

Jacinta Matos

Researcher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Coimbra


Jacinta Matos is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anglo-American Studies, Faculty of Letters, University of Coimbra, Portugal. She holds an MA from Birmingham University, supervised by David Lodge, on George Orwell’s Nonfiction Narratives. Her doctoral thesis on English Travel Writing from World War II to the 1990’s was published in Portugal by Edições Afrontamento in 1999.

Nuno Marques

Researcher
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Umeå University / University of Lisbon


Nuno Marques is a Doctoral Candidate at Umeå University working on the functions of place in post-war North-American ecopoetry. He did his MA in North American Studies with an ecocritical study on Gary Snyder.

Sandra Bettencourt

Researcher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Sandra Bettencourt holds a research fellowship in project CILM - City and (In)security in Literature and the Media (PTDC/CLE-LLI/110694/2009) at the Centre for Comparative Studies, University of Lisbon. She holds a degree in Art Studies (specialization in Film Studies, 2007), as well as an MA in Literary and Cultural Studies, with the dissertation Labirintos Hipertextuais: Possibilidades Cartográficas da Espacialidade em Jorge Luis Borges (2010) – both from the University of Coimbra. 

Simone Tulumello

Collaborator
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ICS - University of Lisbon


Simone Tulumello (PhD Urban and Regional Planning; University of Palermo) is a post-doc research fellow (Planning and Geography) at the University of Lisbon, Institute of Social Sciences. In 2016 he spent six months as a visiting research scholar at the University of Memphis, Department of City and Regional Planning under a Fulbright grant.

Susana Martins

Researcher
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New University of Lisbon


Susana S. Martins is an FCT-Portugal postdoctoral research fellow both at the Institute for Art History, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (PT) and at the Institute for Cultural Studies, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (BE). Initially trained as an art historian, she holds a PhD in photography and cultural studies (KULeuven). She has been teaching courses on photography and communication semiotics and her recent work includes topics such as photography, tourism, travel books, exhibition display, contemporary art, cinema and national identities.

João Gabriel

Research Assistant
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Faculty of Letters – University of Lisbon


João Gabriel is a BA student at FLUL, finishing his degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures, majoring in North-American studies. He is currently integrated as a research assistant, as part of the CILM project.

Mandala de la Rivière

Research Assistant
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Mandala de la Rivière is a BA student at FLUL, finishing his degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures, majoring in North-American studies. He is currently integrated as a research assistant, as part of the CILM project.

CILM Contacts

CILM - Centro de Estudos Comparatistas
Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa
Alameda da Universidade
1600 - 214 Lisboa
Portugal

Telephone: (+351) 21 792 00 85
Fax: (+351) 21 796 00 63
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Website Credits

Conception (CILM1):

> Daniel Lourenço
> Alexandra Pinho
> Susana Araújo

Conception and Management (CILM2):

> Ana Romão
> Cristina Tejero
> Eva Dinis
> Igor Furão
> Susana Araújo

Design and Conception of the Logo:

> Bruno Paes
> Daniel Lourenço - conceptual guidelines


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