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is Assistant Professor at the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon, and a researcher at the University of Lisbon Centre for Lisbon Studies (ULICES). Her current research in Irish Studies and in Medical Humanities focuses on how contemporary narrative fiction and creative non-fiction are used to make sense of life, loss and illness.

is a researcher at ULICES (University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies) and a PhD candidate at the University of Lisbon. Her current areas of research include contemporary women’s writing, women’s studies and, particularly, gender issues and wonder tales in A. S. Byatt’s fiction. She has published articles and book chapters on A. S. Byatt’s fiction, The One Thousand and One Nights, the conteuses, Victorian women writers and contemporary gendered sexual politics. She is the editor of (Re)Presenting Magic, (Un)Doing Evil: Of Human Inner Light and Darkness (Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2012). She translated A. S. Byatt’s “Cold” into Portuguese and wrote an introduction to the tale for Contar um Conto/ Storytelling (eds. Ana Raquel Fernandes and Mário Semião, Textos Chimaera, 2014), an anthology of short fiction by contemporary British and Irish authors in translation.

holds a PhD in English Culture (2011), a Masters in English Studies (2005) and an undergraduate degree in Portuguese and English (1999). Her research interests include Victorianism, Cultural studies, Postcolonial studies, Visual Culture, Critical theory and Cinema. She is Associate Professor at the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon. 

is a Lecturer in English at the Universidade Europeia, Lisbon and a full researcher at the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES). Her research interests include the novel and the short story in contemporary British and Portuguese women’s writing. She is the author of What about the Rogue? (Honourable Mention ESSE Book Award 2012), she edited Narrative Strategies in the Reconstruction of History (2018) and she has co-edited, The Power of Form: Recycling Myths (2015) and Storytelling: Memory, Love and Loss in Portuguese Short Fiction (2016). Dr Fernandes has also published a range of journal articles and book chapters on aspects of British and Portuguese contemporary fiction.

is a photographer and researcher in photography and former lawyer. She holds a PhD and an MA in Photographic Studies from the University of Westminster in London and studied at the ICP in New York and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. She was visiting lecturer at the University of Birmingham, is co-editor of the magazine Membrana and co-convenor of Ph: The Photography Research Network. Recent exhibitions and publications include Civilization: The Way We Live Now (Thames & Hudson, 2018). Alves de Oliveira lives and works in Greece.

is a Professor of English at the School of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Lisbon and a researcher with the University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies. He holds a PhD in North-American Culture (2007) from the University of Lisbon and has been publishing regularly on American political culture, American historiography and Luso-American diplomatic relations, his main areas of academic research. He is a fellow of the Salzburg Seminar of the American Studies Association and a member of the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies.

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