Author Archives: Jennifer Edmond

About Jennifer Edmond

Dr Jennifer Edmond, is the Director of Strategic Projects in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Trinity College Dublin. Trained as a scholar of German literature, Jennifer is mostly engaged professionally with the investigation of knowledge exchange and collaboration in Humanities research and in particular the impact of technology on these processes.

Pia Eiringhaus: RUB SPECTRESS Fellow in Sao Paulo

On the evening before my flight to Sao Paulo, I had mixed feelings regarding my research trip – a certain adventurous spirit mixed with curiosity and tension as well as slight unease and fear of flying. I did not know … Continue reading

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Kirsti Jõesalu & Ene Kõresaar: UT SPECTRESS Fellows in São Paulo

We, two ethnologists from the University of Tartu, Estonia, together with a historian Aigi Rahi-Tamm and a folklorist Elo-Hanna Seljamaa, spent 3 weeks in August 2017 in São Paulo in the frame of the SPeCTRess project. Our stay in São … Continue reading

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Alrun Berger: RUB SPECTRESS Fellow in New Haven

I had the great opportunity to be seconded to Yale University, or rather, to the Yale Center for Cultural Sociology (CCS) for three months. At the CCS, I had the pleasure of staying at the very source of the Cultural … Continue reading

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Cristian Cercel: RUB SPECTRESS Fellow in Delhi

I spent three months on secondment at the Center for Historical Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi (October-December 2017), where my mentor was Prof. Aditya Mukherjee. My scientific goal has been that of linking my research on representations … Continue reading

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Daniel Faas: TCD SPECTRESS Fellow in Sao Paulo

Throughout my three months, I was based at the Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Upon arrival in mid-September, I had an informal meeting with Prof Laura Izarra to arrange further details of my work plan and get … Continue reading

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Report on the Third SPECTRESS Summer Institute in Dubrovnik

SPECTRESS Workshop Report Modalities of Trauma in (Multi)Cultural Contexts: Protagonists, representations and re-coverings? SpeCTReSS Summer Institute on Cultural Trauma Dubrovnik, 5-10 June 2017. Jointly organized by SPECTRESS project and the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, at the premises … Continue reading

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Stephen O’Neill: TCD SPECTRESS Fellow in São Paulo

I arrived in São Paulo in the middle of September to begin my three month stint at USP to research ‘A Cultural History of Irish Partition’, which is my tentative postdoctoral project. I had the little matter of my doctoral … Continue reading

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