Maria Inês Robalo – Comparatistas – english version

Maria Inês Robalo

Non PhD Researcher


Biographical note foto_robalo_Inês

Maria Inês Robalo holds a BA in Arts and Humanities and a Master in Comparative Studies from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon. She was awarded a doctoral FCT fellowship in the scope of the International PhD Programme in
Comparative Studies (U. Lisbon, Catholic U. Leuven and U. Bologna). Her doctoral project focuses on the relations between literature and material culture during the second half of the 19th century, especially in the oeuvre of George Eliot, Henry James and Theodor Fontane. At the Centre for Comparative Studies she carries out her research in the scope of two groups: RIAL – Reality and Imagination in Art and Literature and Aesthetics of Memory and Emotion.

Main areas of research

  • literary studies;
  • 19th century literature;
  • material culture;
  • memory studies;
  • interarts.

Selected publications

  • Robalo, Maria Inês. 2017. „Erinnerung und Performativität in W. G. Sebalds Austerlitz (2001) und Peter Eisenmans Denkmal für die ermorderten Juden Europas (2005)“. In Vom Experiment zur Neuorientierung: Forschungswege der Germanistik im 21. Jahrhundert, Hg. Ana Maria Bernardo, Fernanda Mota Alves, Ana Margarida Abrantes, 93-102. Berlin: Frank & Time. More info.
  • Robalo, Maria Inês. 2015. “Os Limites do Espaço em Die Ringe des Saturn de W.G. Sebald”. estrema: Revista Interdisciplinar de Humanidades 6, 286-312. More info. 


Aesthetics of Memory and Emotions / MORPHE

This work is financed by national funds through the FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., within the scope of the project UIDB/00509/2020 and UIDP/00509/2020.