University of Gothenburg
Left: Buenos Aires. The other two images: Alcalá de Henares (Spain), detail images

Spanish - research

We conduct research in the fields of literature and cultural studies as well as linguistics.

Our main research focuses

  • Conservative Minds in 19th Century Latin America
  • Secularization in 19th-century Latin America
  • The press in 19th-century Latin America
  • Fantastic in literature
  • The Imagery of Animals in Latin American Culture (1950s and 1960s)
  • Poetics and politics in Latin America during the second half of the 20th century
  • The cultural journals of the Uruguayan political exile in Sweden (1982–1992) in a transnational context
  • Memories of the dictatorships in Argentina and Uruguay in contemporary film and literature
  • Spanish in Europe


Andrea Castro, Professor

Linda Flores, Senior lecturer

Anna Forné, Professor

Oscar García, Senior lecturer

Eduardo Jiménez Tornatore, Senior lecturer

Doctoral students

Oscar Tellini