Department: Historia del Arte

Faculty: Geografía e Historia

Area: History of Art

Research group: Grupo de investigación Historia e imaginarios audiovisuales


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Dr. Fernando Ramos Arenas is Associate Professor of European Cinema History at the Department of Art History at Complutense University in Madrid, where he is also Key Staff Member of the Jean Monnet Chair Modern Times: European Audiovisual Heritage in an era of Transformation: Access and Dissemination. From 2010 to 2017 he was assistant professor at Leipzig University, Germany, where he earned his Ph.D. in 2010. He has directed and participated in several national and international research projects, in three of them as PI; he has been Marie Curie fellow and in 2017-18 he was visiting researcher at Georgetown University, Washington DC. In terms of discipline, his research places itself at the intersection between Media History, Cultural History (especially from a transnational perspective, focusing mainly on cultural transfer) and Sociology of Art and Culture. He has published two monographs on film authorship and cinephilia (2011 and 2021), edited three volumes and written several articles in leading research journals such as Screen, The Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television, Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft, Media History, Hispanic Research Journal and Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies.