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Igor Furão

Researcher
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Faculty of Letters - University of Lisbon


Igor Furão is a researcher at the Centre for Comparative Studies of the University of Lisbon. He holds a Master Degree in Comparative Studies from the University of Lisbon (thesis: Entre “Bios” e “Política”: a tetralogia “O Reino”, de Gonçalo M. Tavares) and he is currently developing his PhD project (Representing Life, representing Power: A comparative approach to contemporary biopolitics) at the International PhD Programme in Comparative Studies.

He is co-director of the editorial board of estrema - Interdisciplinary Journal for Humanities.He is also a collaborator of the project “Messengers from the Stars”, based at the University of Lisbon, Centre for English Studies. His current research interests are mainly Memory/Trauma Studies, Biopolitics and Critical Theory.

Main Publications:

  • 2015. Review of First as Tragedy, Then as Farce and The Year of Dreaming Dangerously, by Slavoj Žižek. Dedalus 19, 275-279.
  • 2015. "O Esplendor da Escuridão: Uma abordagem interdisciplinar do romance Uma Casa na Escuridão, de José Luís Peixoto". Dedalus 17-18, 1111-1125.
  • Furão, Igor, Nuno Marques e Susana Araújo. 2014. “‘To Penetrate every Wall and Home’: Insecurity and Global Terror(s)”. Introduction to Special Issue: Insecurity and Global Terror(s), estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities 5 (Fall). http://www.estrema-cec.com/wp/?p=182.
  •  2013. Entre "Bios" e "Política": A tetralogia "O Reino", de Gonçalo M. Tavares. Tese de Mestrado. Lisboa, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa. http://repositorio.ul.pt/handle/10451/8783.
  • 2012. "A morte Pós-moderna da Justiça" in Antologia (In)seguranças no espaço urbano, Susana Araújo, Sandra Bettencourt e Ana Raquel Fernandes (orgs.). Vila Nova de Famalicão: Húmus.

CILM Contacts

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