Monthly Archives: February 2018

Ida Balwierz: JU SPECTRESS Fellow in São Paulo

I spent five fantastic, intense, inspiring, fruitful, and eventful months (May–October 2017) in São Paulo. I also had an opportunity to conduct research on the topic of the Arab diaspora in Brazil, to meet the wonderful inhabitants of that country, … Continue reading

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Saugata Bhaduri: JNU Spectress Fellow at JU, Kraków, Poland

The Spectress Project offered me the great opportunity of spending one and a half months on secondment to the Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, from November 16 to December 31, 2017. Though I … Continue reading

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Aleksandra Szczepan: JU SPECTRESS Fellow at São Paulo

  I spent 2.5 months (August–October 2017) in São Paulo as a SPeCTReSS scholar, based at USP’s FFLCH – School of Philosophy, Literature and Human Sciences, under the caring and inspiring supervision of Prof. Laura Patrícia Zuntini de Izarra. The … Continue reading

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Tomasz Bilczewski: JU SPECTRESS Fellow at Yale University, New Haven

My stay at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University came during the summer and fall of 2017 (25 July – 15 November). Although the campus was in vacation mode, all the university libraries were still open. My daily … Continue reading

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Prof. Sucheta Mahajan: JNU SPECTRESS Fellow at TCD, May-August 2016

My association with the SPeCTReSS project goes back to when a group of universities, including JNU, my university, came up with this extremely innovative project. I was one of the original members. Later I was awarded a secondment at the … Continue reading

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Gabriel Borowski: JU SPECTRESS Fellow at São Paulo

The SPECTRESS network supported my research at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, in August and September 2017. As I work at the Department of Portuguese and Translation Studies, Jagiellonian University, where I explore and teach Lusophone literature and literary … Continue reading

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Divyani Motla: JNU-SPECTRESS fellow at the Institute for Social Movements, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany.

I boarded my first airplane ever when I flew to Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany in May-2017, as perhaps the youngest SPECTRESS fellow. My academic host was Prof Stefan Berger, the Director of the Institute for Social Movements at the Ruhr … Continue reading

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