Rui Lopes at Birkbeck

Oct 8, 2021 | News

Rui Lopes has been selected for an Assistant Professor position in the Department of History at Birkbeck, University of London, a position he will hold for the next two years.

As part of this collaboration between the IHC researcher and the British university, Rui Lopes will teach a course entitled “Imagining the Cold War: popular culture and the making of contemporary Europe”, exploring several of the topics he has been researching in recent years, in particular the role of cinema, television, and comics in how the Cold War was viewed.

Rui Lopes completed his PhD in International History at the London School of Economics and has been a researcher at the IHC since 2008. He will remain connected to the IHC, where he will continue to coordinate the Thematic Line Modern Mediations: Art, Technology, and Communication.


Picture: Rui Lopes at the kick-off meeting of IN2PAST (Credit: Diana Barbosa)


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