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Mònica Rius Piniés

Universitat de Barcelona
Estudis Àrabs, Dept. de Filologia Clàssica, Romànica i Semítica


ADHUC-Research Centre for Theory, Gender, and Sexuality


UNESCO Chair Women, Development and Cultures

PI's group Consolidated Research Group Women's Creation and Thinking


Mònica RIUS PINIES is the director of the research centre ADHUC-Theory, Gender, Sexuality and the UNESCO Chair "Women, Development and Cultures" at the Universitat de Barcelona, where she holds the position Serra Húnter associate professor within the Section of Arab and Islamic Studies. She coordinates the consolidated research group "Women's Creation and Thought" (2021 SGR 01097) and is a member of the International Research Network World Gender. She has been the president of the Societat Catalana d'Història de la Ciència (SCHCT-IEC), secretary of the Sociedad Española de Estudios Árabes (SEEA), coordinator of the master's degree Construction and Representation of Cultural Identities and director of the master's degree Arab and Islamic World.

Her multidisciplinary research focuses on gender and cultural studies and their intersection with the social history of science and medicine. She currently analyses the relationship between science and gender in colonial and post-colonial contexts through literature, film and series.

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ADHUC—Centre de Recerca Teoria, Gènere, Sexualitat: investigadora / researcher (16/06/2016 -); directora / director (04/07/2023 -)

Càtedra UNESCO Dones, desenvolupament i cultures: investigadora / researcher (16/06/2016 -); directora / director (01/11/2018 -)