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Bruno Luciano

Bruno Theodoro Luciano is a political scientist and International Relations scholar. His postdoctoral research at the Université libre de Bruxelles will focus on the political developments of the European Union-Latin America and Caribbean relations, examining their inter-governmental and inter-parliamentary dimensions.

Anna Delle Foglie

Anna Delle Foglie is an art historian specialising in 15th century Italian art. She obtained her PhD from Sapienza Università di Roma. Her research focuses on Late Gothic painting in Lombardy and Naples, the Early Renaissance, model book drawings and the history of illumination.

Anael Ben-Asher

Anael Ben-Asher is a postdoctoral researcher at the Autonomous University of Madrid. She obtained her Ph.D. from the Technion in Haifa, Israel in 2021. Her research interests are non-Hermitian formalism of quantum mechanics, quantum light-matter interactions, and molecular physics.

Pol Sopeña

Pol Sopeña has devoted his research to laser processing methods. During his doctorate in the University of Barcelona he worked on laser-induced forward transfer for printed electronics applications to later focus his post-doc on ultrafast laser micromachining in the laboratory LP3 (AMU/CNRS). 

Susanne Abou Ghaida

Susanne Abou Ghaida has a PhD in Education from the University of Glasgow, and specializes in Arabic children's and adolescent literature. Her current research is on the Al-Shayateen Al-13 (The 13 Devils), the Arab espionage fiction series for adolescents published between 1974 and 2008.

Armelle Girinon

Armelle Girinon studies Italian history and literature (19th and 20th-century). Her doctoral research focused on travel narratives and on the apprehension and construction of otherness. She works now on the oral history of peasant women and on the writing of their life stories.

Yael Dansac

Yael Dansac has a PhD in Social Anthropology and Ethnology by the EHESS Paris. She studies ritual creativity and ritual design in alternative spiritual practices held at megalithic sites. She co-edited the book “Relating with More-than-Humans. Interbeing Rituality in a Living World” (Springer, 2022).

Baris Yorumez

Baris Yorumez is a historian of socialist movements in the twentieth century. His post-doctoral research focuses on the “socio-emotions” history of democratic socialist movements that emerged across the countries of East-Central Europe and the Global South between 1956 and 1980.

Ahmad Allahbakhsh

Ahmad Allahbakhsh received his Ph.D. in Polymer Engineering from Tabrbiat Modares University. He is currently a Fellow at the Université libre de Bruxelles' BioMatter research unit, where he is  working on the development of graphene quantum dots-based engineered living biomaterials.

Manuel López Forjas

Manuel López Forjas holds a Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, where he has been a postdoctoral researcher (2020-2022). His specializes on Spanish and Latin American philosophical and cultural thought, literature, and history.

María Jesús Cabrera-Afonso

María Jesús Cabrera Afonso started to study new photoredox transformation to access new chemical space, and she is currently interested in the possible application of nanoparticles in this field.

Saimir Shpuza

Saimir Shpuza is a classical archaeologist working on the ancient territory of Illyria. His main ongoing project on the Nymphaion of Apollonia and the Bitumen in the Mediterranean combine interdisciplinary approaches such as: landscape and religious archaeology, ancient mining techniques, and environmental studies.

Radka Koncitikova

Radka Koncitikova  has a Ph.D. in plant biochemistry by the Palacky University Olomouc, Czechia. During a postdoc in France she discovered the fungal phytopathogens universe (ISM2-CNRS lab). and is now studying protein-protein interactions related to pathogenicity (BBF-INRAE Lab).

Armand Bernou

Armand Bernou is a postdoctoral researcher at Sapienza Università di Roma. His research focuses on understanding the influence of microscopic structures on macroscopic behaviors in mathematical models for physics and biology.

Marina Covolan

Marina Covolan is a classical archaeologist, specialised in Roman architecture. Her work concerns the Campania region, particularly the cities and territory of Abellinum, Pompeii and Cumae. Marina's work deeply links archaeological methodologies with environmental sciences (e.g., geomorphology, geology, archaeoseismology).

Ruben Seoane


Rubén Seoane is a researcher on condensed matter physics. His research objectives are to understand the new physical phenomena emerging at the nanoscale and to design quantum devices for applications. Rubén is now a junior group leader at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.