Esther Gimeno Ugalde


A PhD from the University of Vienna, I am currently a Post-Doctoral Researcher (Univ. Assist.) at the Department of Romance Studies at the same university and a member of the cluster DIIA (Iberian and Ibero-American Dialogues) at the Universidade de Lisboa (Centre for Comparative Studies), where I coordinate the project IberTRANSLATIO.

Research fields / interests

  • Iberian Studies
  • Visual Culture (Hispanic, Lusophone and Catalan Cinema)
  • Aesthetics of Multilingualism in Film and Literature
  • Interliterary and Cultural Relations in Contemporary Iberia
  • Translation Studies

More about my projects here.

Latest News

Book launch

Book lauch of El legado cinematográfico de Bigas Luna (Tirant lo Blanch, 2020), edited by Santiago Fouz Hernández (Durham University). Live broadcast on YouTube (June 4, 2020): Esther Gimeno Ugalde (University of Vienna) in conversation with the book editor, and 10 of the contributors: Ralf Junkerjürgen (U. Regensburg), Antonio Lázaro Reboll (U. Kent), Abigail Loxham (U. Liverpool), Alfredo Martínez Expósito (U. Melbourne), Alejandro Melero (U. Carlos III Madrid), Gonzalo M Pavés (U. La Laguna), Jorge Pérez (U. Texas at Austin), Carolina Sanabria (U. Costa Rica) and H Rosi Song (U. Durham).

Watch recording of the 90-min event.

Sesión matinal de cine and Bigas Luna Tribute Vienna

May 15 2019 – Sesión matinal de cine at the University of Vienna (9:15am-12:45pm). Guest speakers: Santiago Fouz (Durham University) and Rafael Acosta (Universidad de La Habana)

May 16 2019 – Bigas Luna Tribute Vienna at the Instituto Cervantes in Vienna (7 pm). Screening BigasxBigas (S. Garrido 2017) with presentation by Santiago Fouz and Santiago Garrido. Q&A after the screening

New book review

Representaciones del mundo indígena en el cine hispanoamericano has been recently reviewed by Bértold Salas Murillo (REVISTA ACADÉMICA ESTESIS, # 5, 83-88). Link.