Permanent Scientific Director

Dr. Rafael Cabrera

Prof. Rafael L. Cabrera Collazo, PhD
Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico)

Rafael L. Cabrera Collazo has a PhD in History from the University of Puerto Rico, in Río Piedras. He has realized postdoctoral studies in the universities of Oxford, in England, and in Bologna, in Italy. Currently, he is in charge of the position of Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico and holds the rank of Professor of History at the same institution. Cabrera is dedicated to work about visual semiology and the effect of the mass media on daily life. It also researches aspects related to social and economic history at the conjuncture of the Spanish-American War, especially in the areas of microhistory and regional history. His research work has been published inside and outside of Puerto Rico, standing out his book Los dibujos del progreso: el mundo caricaturesco de Filardi y la crítica al desarrollismo muñocista, 1950-1960 (The drawings of progress: the caricature world of Filardi and the critique of muñocista developmentalism, 1950-1960). He has published several essays about culture of music video in the 1980s. He has given lectures and has offered seminars about visual image studies in universities in Mexico, Spain and Colombia, highlighting the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Complutense University of Madrid and the University of Antioquia in Medellín, Colombia.

Scientific Director of the 2020 edition

Teresa Aizpún

Prof. Teresa Aizpún, PhD
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Spain)

Teresa Aizpún, Dr. Phil. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (Germany, 1993) began his teaching work in Mexico D.F. (Universidad Panamericana), where he collaborated with other institutions. She is currently a professor of philosophy at the Rey Juan Carlos University (Madrid). Of its different research fields we highlight the following publications:

Antropología filosófica: Kierkegaards Begriff der Ausnahme. Der Geist als Liebe, Akademie Verlag, Munich, 1992; La libertad en “El concepto de la Angustia”, Sevilla, 1995; La polifonía de la creación. Gramática de la vida, Bonilla-Artigas, México, 2015.

Estética: El hombre como obra de arte: de por qué a Beuys no le funcionaban las acciones, Contrastes, nº 17, Univ. de Málaga, 2012, Fernández, R. et all. (eds.); Ritmo. El pulso del arte y de la vida, Aizpún, T. et all. (ed.), Abada, Madrid, 2015.

Ética: ¿Es posible una fundamentación de la ética?, Stoa, (Jul-Dic, 2011) 2, vol 2, nº 4, pp.43-54.

Historia del pensamiento: “El amor cortés: la Weltanschaung de la literatura medieval”, en: CAURIENSIA, Vol. XIII (2018), pp. 303-324.

Scientific Committee

Olga Kolotouchkina

Olga Kolotouchkina

Universidad CEU San Pablo, Spain

Avkash Daulatrao Jadhav

University of Mumbai, India

Suki Kwon

Suki Kwon

University of Dayton, USA

José Carlos del Ama

Paola Dalla Torre Libera

Università Maria Ss. Assunta, Italy

Ismael Lopez Medel

Ismael López Medel

Azusa Pacific University, USA

José Carlos del Ama

José Carlos del Ama

Central State Connecticut University, USA

Manuel Pinto Teixeira

Manuel Pinto Teixeira

Universidade Lusófona de Lisboa, Portugal

Wilma Arellano Toledo

Wilma Arellano Toledo

INFOTEC-CONACYT, Mexico DF, Mexico

Sergio Ferreira do Amaral

Sergio Ferreira do Amaral

Universidad de Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil

Sergio Ferreira do Amaral

Antonio Scontrino

Bowling Green State University, USA

Sergio Ferreira do Amaral

David Caldevilla Domínguez

Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Sergio Ferreira do Amaral

Alan McLane-Alejos

Independent Scholar / Film Industry Professional (USA)

Sergio Ferreira do Amaral

Marcos A. Vélez Rivera

Universidad del Este, Puerto Rico

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Ana Beriain Bañares

Universitat Abat Oliba CEU, Spain

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Hipólito Vivar Zurita

Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

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Ignacio Blanco Alfonso

Universidad San Pablo CEU, Spain

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Juan Luis Manfredi Sánchez

Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Spain

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Mónica Viñarás Abad

Universidad San Pablo CEU, Spain