Vanesa’s research interests include art and visual culture in Spain and Latin America, transatlantic material cultures, urban modernities, transnationalism, and women’s studies. She has held posts at several international institutions. Her doctoral research received the Outstanding Dissertation Prize from UNED, Madrid, and Best Dissertation Award 2013-2016, Honorable Mention from the Association of Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies (ASPHS). She has been a Junior Research Fellow at the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture, University of Westminster and a visiting scholar at University of Miami and University of Zurich. Vanesa has delivered research papers and chaired conference sessions at the College Association of Art and the European Association for Urban History, amongst others.
Selected past research