Non PhD Researcher
Igor Furão is a researcher at the Centre for Comparative Studies of the University of Lisbon. He holds a master’s Degree in Comparative Studies from the University of Lisbon (thesis: Entre “Bios” e “Política”: a tetralogia “O Reino”, de Gonçalo M. Tavares) and he is currently developing his PhD project (Representing Life, representing Power: A comparative approach to contemporary biopolitics) at the International PhD Programme in Comparative Studies. He is also a collaborator of the project “Messengers from the Stars”, based at the University of Lisbon, Centre for English Studies.
Main areas of research
- Trauma Studies;
- Biopolitics and Critical Theory.
- Furão, Igor. 2015. Review of First as Tragedy, Then as Farce and The Year of Dreaming Dangerously, by Slavoj Žižek. Dedalus 19, 275-279.
- Furão, Igor. 2015. “O Esplendor da Escuridão: Uma abordagem interdisciplinar do romance Uma Casa na Escuridão, de José Luís Peixoto”. Dedalus 17-18, 1111-1125.
- Furão, Igor, Nuno Marques e Susana Araújo. 2014. “‘To Penetrate every Wall and Home’: Insecurity and Global Terror(s)”. Introduction to Special Issue: Insecurity and Global Terror(s), estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities 5 (Fall). More info.