Research Projects and Fields of Research

Research Projects

  • Transcultural Workspaces, among others in cooperation with the ICRC
  • Director of the research network Transcultural Workspaces at the University of St.Gallen
  • Director of the graduate school The Swiss School of Latin American Studies (SSLAS)
  • Research cooperation with Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, «Water & Light: Managing Strategies to Scale Up Sustainable Social and Environmental Projects in Colombia», financed by the Swiss State Secretary of Education and Research (SER)


Fields of Research

  • Transcultural Studies: cases ICRC, BRICS, and US-latinos
  • Sports, especially cultural and social implications of football in Latin America and Spain
  • Visual Arts
  • Networks, ecosystems
  • Cultural and Literary Studies of Spain and Latin America
  • Comparative Literature
  • Fiction and Management
  • Microformat


Further Fields of Research

  • Latinos in den USA
  • Enrique Vila-Matas
  • Scheitern und Sammeln in der Literatur