Participants

Directors

Karen-Margrethe Simonsen

Associate Professor School of Communication and Culture - Comparative Literature

Research Focus

Her research focuses on slavery and forensic theatricality in the early Spanish empire, the development of human rights, alternative visions of European modernity, world literature seen from the Spanish empire etc. She has an extensive network within the study of human rights and literature, colonialism and slavery and early modernity.

Edward Alan Payne

Associate Professor School of Communication and Culture - Art History

Research Focus

His research focuses on the Mediterranean Baroque, in particular the art and visual culture of Spain and Italy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He has engaged with a range of topics including violence, skin, sensory perception, caricature, and ugliness. Before coming to Aarhus, he taught art history at Durham University, and worked as a curator for six years in the US, UK, and Spain.

Participants

Anders Kirk Borggaard

PHD School of Culture and Society - Classical Philology, subject

Annelis Kuhlmann

Associate Professor School of Communication and Culture - Dramaturgy

Jakob Ladegaard

Associate Professor School of Communication and Culture - Comparative Literature

Marianne Pade

Professor School of Culture and Society - Classical Philology, subject

Odile Liliana Panetta

Postdoc School of Culture and Society - History of Ideas, subject

Mikkel-Theis Paulsen

PhD Student School of Communication and Culture - Department of Comparative Literature and Rhetoric

Joseph William Sterrett

Associate Professor School of Communication and Culture - English

Lisbet Tarp

Associate Professor School of Communication and Culture - Art History

Simona Zetterberg-Nielsen

Associate Professor School of Communication and Culture - Scandinavian Studies