António Sousa Ribeiro

Contacts
asr@ces.uc.pt

Biography

António Sousa Ribeiro is the director of CES since April 2019. He is emeritus professor of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. From 1991 until 2008 he was responsible for Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais. He is the coordinator of the doctoral programme on Postcolonialisms and Global Citizenship. Among several other functions, he has been in previous years president of the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Arts (2000-2002), president of the Scientific Board of the Centre for Social Studies (2003-2007), coordinator of the board of directors of CES (2014-2019) and director of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Faculty of Arts (2009-2011). He has published extensively on several topics in Austrian and German Studies (with special emphasis on Karl Kraus and Viennese modernity), Comparative Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Studies and the Sociology of Culture. His current research interests include Austrian and German Studies, Comparative Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Translation Studies, Studies on Modernism, and studies on violence, culture and identities. He is also active as a literary translator, having been awarded the National Prize for Translation 2017.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Ribeiro, António Sousa (2021), Die letzten Tage der Menschheit und weitere Dramen, in Katharina Prager (org.), Karl Kraus-Handbuch. Stuttgart: Metzler

Book Chapter

Ribeiro, António Sousa (2020), Eine Ästhetik des Mitleids. Antibellizistische Motive bei Andreas Latzko und Karl Kraus, in Jacques Lajarrige (org.), Andreas Latzko. Berlim: Frank & Timme

Book

Ribeiro, António Sousa (orgs.) (2020), Rotas do contemporâneo. Constelações da memória em contextos pós-coloniais. Porto: Afrontamento