Célia Vieira has a degree in Modern Languages and Literatures from the University of Porto (1993), a Master’s degree in Cultural History from the same University (1996) and a PhD in Comparative Literature also from the University of Porto (2004). She’s a professor at the University Institute of Maia (Porto, Portugal) and a researcher at CIAC (Center for Research in Arts and Communication). She’s specialized in the field of Comparative Literature, with the thesis Theory of the Iberian naturalist novel and its French influence (Faculty of Letters of Porto), and has several publications in the fields of comparative literature (Portuguese, French and Spanish), digital humanities and intermediality studies, including Inter Media. Littérature, Cinéma, Intermédialité (org) (Éditions L'Harmattan 2011) or Dictionnaire des Naturalismes (collaboration) (Honoré Champion éd. 2017). He is currently a member of the ITEM-CNRS projects team «Projet Naturalisme-Monde» and «Scéna».
Inês Guerra Santos has a degree in International Relations from the University of Minho, a Master’s degree in Economic and Social Studies from the same University and a PhD from the University of Salamanca. She is an Assistant Professor at the University Institute of Maia (ISMAI). She is currently the Coordinator of CITEI (Research Center in technologies and intermedia studies) and member of the Scientific Council of ISMAI. She integrates different Research Projects and she is an integrated researcher at CITEI / CIAC. Her scientific activity is focused on Communication Sciences. Among her most recent publications we can find several international book chapters and articles in indexed journals.