Current PhD students

PhD student (IN3-UOC and Philipps-Universität Marburg)

Ainamar Clariana Rodagut

Ainamar Clariana is a doctoral student in the Information and Knowledge Society program at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). She is writing her second thesis, supervised by Diana Roig-Sanz (CON ENLACE INTERNO A TEAM > RESEARCHERS > DIANA ROIG-SANZ) and Malte Hagener, which is focused on cultural mediators and Ibero-American film clubs between 1923 and 1963 with a specific focus on women mediators. Between January and March 2021, she was a visiting researcher at the European Cinema Audiences project in Oxford Brookes University.

Ainamar holds a PhD in Humanities from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2012-2017), with the thesis “Iconography of the eye: From the cinema of authors related to surrealist aesthetics (1926-1932)”, supervised by Victoria Cirlot.

During her first research stay, at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas (IIE) at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) (2015-2016) under Rita Eder Rozencwaig, she coordinated the Seminario de Análisis Cinematográfico (SUAC), which was awarded a research grant (PAPIIT 2016) at the time.

Prior, she completed a master thesis in comparative studies, literature, art, and thought at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2010-2012) and undergraduate studies in audiovisual communications at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2006-2010).

As a member of the Global Literary Studies Research Lab, she works as a PhD candidate for the ERC StG “Social Networks of the Past. Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Literary Modernity, 1898-1959” (Grant Agreement: 803860), led by Diana Roig-Sanz at the UOC.

Her research interests include cultural history, new cinema history and global cinema, social network analysis, digital humanities, and gender studies.

Selected Bibliography

Clariana Rodagut, Ainamar and Diana Roig-Sanz. “Towards a Global and Decentralized History of Film Cultures. Networks of Exchange among Ibero-American Film Clubs”. Comparing New Cinema Histories, edited by Daniela Treveri Gennari, Lies van de Vijver, and Pier Ercole, Palgrave, 2022. Accepted for publication.

Clariana Rodagut, Ainamar. “Lola Álvarez Bravo, Creadora de Audiencias y Mediadora Cultural en el Cine Club Mexicano (1931-1934), el Cine Club de México (1934-1938) y en el 16mm Cinema (1938-¿?)”. Cultural History of Cinema [non-final title], edited by Christophe Gauthier. École National des Chartes, 2021. Forthcoming.

Clariana Rodagut, Ainamar. “Transnational Approaches to Film History from the 1990s Onwards. Western Film Clubs as a Case Study”. Screen, 2021. Submitted.

Clariana Rodagut, Ainamar. Iconografía del Ojo. A Partir del Cine de Autores Afines a la Estética Surrealista (1926-1932). Siruela, 2021. Forthcoming.

Clariana Rodagut, Ainamar. “Una Iconografía del Ojo en ‘Un Chien Andalou’”. Arbor, vol. 190, no. 769, 2014, pp. a176.

Clariana Rodagut, Ainamar. “Una Iconografía del Ojo en ‘Emak Bakia’”. Aisthesis. Revista Chilena de Investigaciones Estéticas, no. 52, 2012, pp. 51-68.

Clariana Rodagut, Ainamar and Malte Hagener. “Transnational Networks of the Avant-Garde in the Interwar Period.” Global Literary Studies: Key Concepts, edited by Neus Rotger Cerdà and Diana Roig-Sanz. De Gruyter, 2022. Accepted for publication.