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Meet the newest CIVIS3i research fellows!

The CIVIS3i team would like to invite the CIVIS research community, along with our students and non-academic partners, to meet the First Call Postdoctoral Fellows. They will be presenting their research projects in an online open session during the Second General Assembly. Registration in the event is compulsory (see below).


Format: Online
Open to: All
Date: 27 January 2023
Register by: 23 January 2023





The Second CIVIS3i General Assembly, chaired by AMU, will bring together members of our CIVIS research community and external public for governance meetings. The overall theme for the event is ‘The First Call for Postdoctoral Fellowships’, with relevant topics to be addressed in the presentations and an open session foreseen to take place during the event.

The General Assembly is the ultimate decision-making body of the CIVIS3i consortium, informing about the progress of the programme in all its aspects. It includes one representative of each of the four partners: Aix Marseille University, Université libre de Bruxelles, Sapienza Università di Roma, and Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. Representatives from all academic and non-academic partners of the programme as well as the CIVIS research community are invited to participate via videoconference. To register for the videoconference and to receive the link to join the online meeting, please use the registration form on this link.



Open session with the research community - videoconference

  • 11h15, Welcome words, Dr. Stefan Enoch, CIVIS3i coordinator, Deputy Vice Rector for Research and Technology, Aix Marseille University

CIVIS3i first year highlights, Joana Boavida, CIVIS3i project manager

  • 11h30-13h00, First Call projects presentations, presented by the CIVIS3i Laureates
  • 13h00-13h30, Open discussion and questions
  • 13h30, Closing remarks


List of presentations:


    • Ultrafast direct laser writing of porous silicon structures for biosensing applications, Dr. Pol Sopeña Martinez – AMU
    • Non-Hermitian Phenomena in Quantum Nanophotonics, Dr. Anael Ben-Asher – UAM
    • Non-local states for quantum technologies, Dr. Ruben Seoane – UAM
    • Stochastic Homogenization for Directional Conductivity, Dr. Armand Bernou – SUR
    • On the interaction mechanism of bacterial cellulose-producing bacteria and GQDs colloidal aggregates, Dr. Ahmad Allahbakhsh – ULB
    • Investigating the interplay between a pair of fungal metalloenzymes to control phytopathogenicity, Dr. Radka Koncitikova – AMU
    • Functionalization of  Nanoparticles via Photoinduced Nickel-catalyzed/Electron Donor Acceptor (EDA) complexes, Dr. Maria Jesus Cabrera-Afonso – UAM


    • The bitumen of the Nympahion of Apollonia (Illyria). Archaeology and Geographical History, Dr. Saimir Shpuza – AMU
    • Water distribution systems in the ancient world: forms of continuity, permanence and subsistence in contemporary society, Dr. Marina Covolan – AMU
    • Making a “sacred” space for Personal Transformation: A comparative ethnography of Contemporary Spiritual Practices in the megaliths of Wéris (Belgium) and the Sighthill Stone Circle (United Kingdom), Dr. Yael Dansac – ULB
    • EU-Latin America relations and the limits of normative inter-regionalism, Dr. Bruno Theodoro Luciano – ULB
    • The Politics of Lament and Hope: Transnational History of Democratic Socialism in East-Central Europe and the Global South (1956-1980), Dr. Baris Yorumez – UAM
    • From one war to the next: Andrés Iduarte’s early reflections on Hispano-Americanism, Dr. Manuel López Forjas – SUR
    • Voices of Silenced Women: Italian Farmer's life in Nuto Revelli's Work, Dr. Armelle Grinon – SUR
    • Nationalism, Youthful Spies and the Passage of Time: A Critical Exploration of the Al-Shayateen Al-13 [The Thirteen Devils] Arab espionage series for adolescents and its reception, Dr. Susanne Abou Ghaida – AMU
    • Michelino da Besozzo and the International Gothic style, Dr. Anna Delle Foglie – ULB