Monthly Archives: November 2017

Rosemary Byrne: TCD SPECTRESS Fellow in New Delhi

It is hard to look anywhere in the main campus at JNU and not encounter the spectacular mural posters painted by student organizations and their powerful political messages.  Coming from European universities, where one needs to search to find visible … Continue reading

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Laura Cleaver: TCD SPECTRESS Fellow to New Haven

The SPECTRESS project enabled me to spend a month in New Haven at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University.  I trained as an art historian and my research concentrates on medieval manuscripts, so my time at Yale enabled … Continue reading

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Jyoti Atwal: JNU SPECTRESS Fellow in Dublin

Dublin, during my secondment period (May-August 2016) was full of commemorative mood, celebrating a hundred years of the Easter Rising of 1916. The site of the rebellion, General Post Office in the heart of the city, was renovated and a … Continue reading

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Tais Leite de Moura: USP SPECTRESS Fellow in Estonia

My name is Tais Leite de Moura, I am a Master Degree student in Brazil at São Paulo University, and my exchange experience from the SPeCTReSS project was in Tartu, Estonia. My dissertation is focused on the novel The God … Continue reading

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Alessandra Rigonato: USP SPECTRESS Fellow in Bochum

My SPECTRESS Secondment took place in Bochum, Germany, and was wonderful for two main reasons. First of all, the people I have met, researchers that were always kind and open to discuss themes related to my PhD research; second of … Continue reading

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Dhananjay Singh: JNU SPECTRESS Fellow in Dublin

In January 2015, I had been teaching a course on Irish literature at the Centre for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, for six years. What was different this time, though, was that Prof. Jane Ohlmeyer, Erasmus Smith’s Professor … Continue reading

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Eda Nagayama: USP Fellow in Krakow

Poland now is a very homogeneous country: white and Catholic, mainly conservative. Walking along the beautiful Stare Miasto, the main square in Krakow, I looked nothing like a “proper” Pole: Brazilian of Japanese origin, “late” researcher on memory in the … Continue reading

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