European University Institute Bodies across borders: oral and visual memory in Europe and beyond
Bodies across borders: oral and visual memory in Europe and beyond

Advisory Committee

Reflecting the interdisciplinary approach of the project, the Advisory Committee is composed of specialists from diverse academic disciplines as well as professionals from the art world (film and contemporary art). While some members are acting in a capacity of general consultant, others will be called upon to be involved in the project in a more specific role.

Talal Asad

Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Center of CUNY (City University of New York), USA. Specialisation: Anthropology and postcolonial theories of Islam.

Jonathan Boyarin

Thomas and Diann Mann Professor of Modern Jewish Studies and Professor of Anthropology at Cornell University, USA

Catherine David

Independent curator, Artistic Director of the documenta X in Kassel, Germany.

Pilar Folguera Crespo

Professor of Contemporary History at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Specialisation: History of European unification and identity.

Etienne François

Professor Emeritus at Université Paris-I – Panthéon-Sorbonne, France, and Professeur d’histoire at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, where he is the director of the Frankreich-Zentrum. Specialisation: German history and comparative history of Europe.

Maria Hlavajova

Artistic Director of BAK (basis voor actuele kunst), Utrecht, Netherlands. Specialisation: Visual art related to contemporary history.

Ioanna Laliotou

Lecturer in Contemporary History and Intercultural Relations at the University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece. Specialisation: History of subjectivity and migration.

Lutz Niethammer

Professor Emeritus at Jena University, Germany. Specialisation: European identity and oral history.

Marina Nordera

Professor in the Department of Arts et Spectacles at Université de Nice. Specialisation: Cultural history of body movement.

Andrea Peto

Professor of European comparative gender history in the Department of Gender Studies at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Specialisation: Oral memory, memory of the Shoah.

Sandra Ponzanesi

Professor in the Department of Media and Culture Studies/Graduate Programme, Utrecht University, The Netherlands. Specialization: postcolonial Europe, Italian postcolonialism, media and migration.

Irit Rogoff

Professor of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, and curator. Specialisation: Theory of contemporary arts practices.