ARUS Network

The ARUS network brings together, from a variety of countries, scholars doing Utopian Studies. The network is organized per country and aims at facilitating the identification of the topics on which its members have been working, having in view the joint submission of international research projects. If you are a (junior or senior) researcher in the field of Utopian Studies, join in by filling the ARUS form. Please insert all information in English.

Cristina Dodson-Castillón – Spain
  • University of Seville
  • Junior (< 10 years of experience )
  • Dystopian Studies; Utopian Studies; Science Fiction; Popular Culture; Cultural Studies; Gender Studies; Feminism; Contemporary Fiction; Fantasy Fiction


Dr Caroline Edwards – United Kingdom
  • Lecture in Modern & Contemporary Literature, Birkbeck, University of London
  • Junior (< 10 years of experience )
  • Contemporary literature, critical theory, Ernst Bloch, Herbert Marcuse, Science Fiction
Idit – Israel
  • Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning-Technion
  • Junior (< 10 years of experience )
  • Kibbutz; spatial planing; social order; utopian space
Iolanda Ramos – Portugal
  • Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • Senior (> 20 years experience)
  • Utopia, Cultural Studies, Translation, Victorian Studies, Neo-Victorianism, English Studies, Ruskin Studies
Kais A. Kadhim – Malásia
  • Assistance Professor
  • Senior (> 20 years experience)
  • translation, culture , discourse studies and linguistics
Lucas Emmanuel Misseri – Argentina
  • Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
  • Intermediate (> 10 and < 20 years of experience)
  • Literary Utopias, Renaissance Utopias, Ethics, Political Philosophy, Contemporary Utopianism
Rogério Bianchi de Araújo – Brazil
  • Universidade Federal de Goiás – Campus Catalão
  • Intermediate (> 10 and < 20 years of experience)
  • Utopia, distopia, pensamento complexo, cinema, literatura, antropologia, Ciências Sociais, transdisciplinaridade, imaginário