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Members

FRINGE welcomes academics in all fields. Its members carry our research in the areas of urban studies, cultural history, comparative literature, anthropology, ethnomusicology, gender, queer and sexuality studies, film studies and performing arts, among others. Members are invited to attend the multidisciplinary workshops organized by FRINGE.

Anna Seidel

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (DE)

Research Interests:

urbicides

subversivity of literary space 

Middle and Eastern European literatures

Debra Ochoa

Trinity University (US)

Research Interests:

human geography

urban space

gender

Niloofar Rasooli

ETC Zurich (CH)

Research Interests:

Queer Feminism
Spatial Resistance 
Queering the Public Space
History of Feminism in Iran
Transgressing Gender Boundaries

Jean-Xavier Ridon

University of Nottingham (UK)

Research Interests:

Travel Narratives

Urban Studies

Ecocriticism

Par Kumaraswami

University of Nottingham (UK)

Research Interests:

Heritage

Minoritisation

participation

Victoria Shropshire

North Carolina A&T State University (US)

Research Interests:

Queer
Narrative
Intersection

Carmen Armenteros

Sapienza University of Rome (IT)

Research Interests:

underground imaginaries 

landscape film theory

Marie Pernice

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 (FR)

Research Interests:

Urban subterranean spaces

African English/French-speaking novels 

Carlos Manzano

University of Milano Bicocca (IT)

Research Interests:

Housing

Social Innovation

Contemporary art

Tomáš Roztočil

Palacký University Olomouc (CZ)

Research Interests:

impossible cities

wild corners

liminal spaces

Ritam Sarkar

Indian Institute of Technology (IN)

Research Interests:

urban comics

South Asia 

Silvia Antosa

University for Foreigners of Siena (IT)

Research Interests:

gender and sexuality studies 

queer theories

transnational studies

Gabriela Hernández

Universidad de Alcalá (ES)

Research Interests:

geographical imagination Geocriticism

María-José Gonzálvez

University of Westminster (UK)

Research Interests:

Narratives, space and migration

Federica Cairo

University of Calabria (IT)

Research Interests:

Space and place

marginality

peripheries

Paula Vera

Conicet- Universidad Nacional de Rosario (AR)

Research Interests:

imaginarios urbanos 

transformaciones urbanas 

conflictos urbanos

Iván Ramírez-Osorio

Universitat de Barcelona (ES)

Research Interests:

Science & Technology studies
Infrastructures
Citizenchip
Commons

June Wang

City University of Hong Kong (HK)

Research Interests:

territoriality

platform urbanism

conjunctral geography

Tomás Criado

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (ES)

Research Interests:

bodily diversity

urban design

multimodal ethnography

Giulia Nazzaro

Ghent University (BE)

Research Interests:

ageing women

activism

urban intimacies

Chan Du

University College London (UK)

Research Interests:

urban infrastructure

science fiction

liminal space

Rebecca Ciattini

Ca' Foscari University of Venice (IT)

Research Interests:

urban poetics
Persian literature
literary geographies

Apeksha

Noida Institute of Engineering & Technology (IN)

Research Interests:

Modern European Drama

postcolonial literature

Indian aestheticism

British drama

Iryna Antonenko

University of Gdansk (PL)

Research Interests:

literary New York

lonely city

alienation

Seline Westerhof

Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL)

Research Interests:

social imaginaries

futurity

activism

Alexandra Goitia

Illinois State University (US)

Research Interests:

cultural studies

world literature

comparative literature

Minerva Peinador

Universität Regensburg (DE)

Research Interests:

art

gender

memory

Andrew Flynn

NHS (UK)

Research Interests:

Health

assemblage

affect

Anouar El Younssi

Oxford College of Emory University (US)

Research Interests:

experimental literature

literature of the marginalized orality

Siria Falleroni

Ca' Foscari University of Venice (IT)

Research Interests:

independent cinema

city and space

China

Tetyana Kasima

University of Tartu (EE)

Research Interests:

literary urban studies

Shilpa Nataraj

Christ University (IN)

Research Interests:

Literary Urban Studies
qualitative research in key urban questions
urbanization and sustainable development

Albert Jornet Somoza

Universitat de Barcelona (ES)

Research Interests:

Transclass literature

poverty biopolitics

Spanish contemporary essay

Fernanda de Melo

University of São Paulo (BR)

Research Interests:

Migration
Gender
Housing

Katila Vilar

Independent scholar

Research Interests:

peripheral borders

migrations

Gizem Kıygı

Artist/Activist

Research Interests:

urban childhood

cartography

urban ecology

Amina Hussain

Jamia Millia Islamia University (IN)

Research Interests:

Gender Studies

diaspora urbanities

Spatial and Memory Studies

Salome Theenhaus

Ruhr-Universität Bochum (DE)

Research Interests:

feminist urban studies

Elisa Mozzelin

Ca' Foscari University of Venice (IT)

Research Interests:

walking as political practice
femist perspectives on city
Everyday urban life

Anicet Christian Donfack Sounna

Universidad de Alcalá (ES)

Research Interests:

bortherland

migration

identity

Inés Tordera Rolo

Universidad de Alcalá (ES)

Research Interests:

border poetics

Spanish literature

Portuguese literature

Pradeep Mahadeshwar

Queer Asian Pride Ireland

Research Interests:

LGBTQIA+ immigrant artists

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