Elia Romera Figueroa

Elia Romera Figueroa is a PhD Candidate in Romance Studies–Spanish track. Her interests include 20th and 21st-century feminist movements, as well as memory and culture in Social Movements.  Her dissertation focuses on Spanish protest music during Francoism and Spanish Transition to democracy (1952-1986). To read about how the Lab has influenced her work go to Gender & Feminism.

Since 2017, Elia has been a fellow at the Social Movements Lab, where she conducts research on the 15M and NiUnaMenos Social Movements in Europe and the Southern Cone. Elia has been one of the Lab’s Digital Content Editors serving to create the Social Movement Archive.

During her years with the Lab, Elia received three travel grants to present in different events:

Elia has also organized one of the Lab’s events, The March 8th Uprisings in Spain, and she co-organized two events that the lab has co-sponsored: Transnational Soundscapes: Literary and Sonic Cultures Across the Americas and Iberia (2020) and Negotiating Spaces (2019).