Mercedes De Luis Andres, BA MA

Senior Scientist (without Doctorate), University of Klagenfurt
 

Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC)
Austrian Academy of Sciences / University of Klagenfurt
A-1010 Wien, Bäckerstraße 13 / 1. Stock, Austria
 

Phone (+43-1) 51581-3126
Email: mercedes.deluisandres(at)oeaw.ac.at
 

Research interests

Communications Theory and Public Sphere, Visual Communication, Ethical Education for Journalism, Local Digital Platforms, Cultural Journalism in post-conflict Scenarios, Evolution of Correspondent and Peace Journalism comparing different Media Cultures

Academic Education

Academic Education

University Degree:

2000 - 2005:  BA MA Degree in Communication Sciences, Journalism at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
 

Projects in field work:

- 2005: Practise in journalism applied to the the archaeological site of Irikaitz - Pleistocene - (Basque Country University, Aranzadi Foundation)

- 2006: Practise in Inter-cultural journalism at the local newspaper El Faro de Ceuta (Ceuta)

Professional Career

Professional Career

Written and radio journalism:

2022. Contributor writer for the magazine for La Academia de las Artes del Cine Español.
Related reportage: Dinamarca, una ejemplar cooperación nórdica

2022. Copywriter at MPC Multiplatform Content (Madrid).

2018. Contributor blogger at Cine Club Calle Mayor blog, Film Association (Palencia, Spain).

2018. Published writer at JC Ediciones, Madrid.
Related book:  Lars Von Trier and Dogma 95, un viaje iniciático for la cultura Danesa (Ed. JC, 2021).

2016. Teaching assistant and journalist at Brenderup Højskole (Denmark).
Related project: Edition of Dream Book, a book of internal use for the educative community.

2014. Freelance cultural journalism from Copenhagen Opera Festival, Nürnberg Opera and Copenhagen Jazz Festival for several Spanish digital platforms.

2010. Radio Station Nachrintenpool (Berlin, Germany).
Series of reports on Human Rights, on the Berlinale and a retrospective on Wim Wenders’s films.

2006. Newspaper El Norte de Castilla (Berlin, Germany).
Related project: Newspaper blog Ich bin ein Berliner, Chronicles from Berlin.

2006. Magazine La Clave, (Berlin and Copenhagen). Collaborations about socio-economic issues.

2005. Magazine Federcaza (Madrid).
Journalist and proofreader. Analyses of legislation on hunting, fishing and natural resources.

2005. Magazine Cafe Babel (Madrid and Ceuta).
Collaboration specialising in cultural issues and covering a wide range of artistic manifestations.

2005. Newspaper El Faro de Ceuta (Ceuta).
Intern journalist developing an intense practice of cultural journalism.

2002. Newspaper El Diario Palentino (Palencia, Spain).
Intern journalist carrying out various reports and interviews, specialising in cultural journalism.

 

Content creation and translation:

2014. Hotel GmbH (Nuremberg, Germany). Senior content creator and translator.
Related projects: Edition of a brief guide on tone and voice for copywriting texts. + Edition of City insiders, a series of travel blogs.

2012. Agency Comunica Translations S.L. (Fuengirola, Spain)

2011. Company SCM Communications S.L.

 

High school and college teaching:

2017. National Education of France
a. Rectorate of Lyon.Teaching at Lycée International de Ferney Voltaire.
b. Rectorate of Orléans. Teaching at Lycée Bernard Palissy.

 

Scientific consultancy:

2020. Demicom, MidSweden Universtiy. (Sweden)

2018. Information Sciences Faculty, Complutense University. (Madrid, Spain)

 

Higher Education teaching:

2021. Solutions Journalism Network. Volunteer mentorship to the Solutions journalism program in collaboration with UCL (London).

2020. Humanities and Communication Sciences Faculty, Burgos University (Burgos, Spain). Associate Professor at the Audiovisual Communication Department.
Related project: 2021. Interdisciplinary projects pool, technological and innovative entrepreneurship: Animula Vagula project.

Fellowships and Awards

Fellowships and Awards

2018. The Association of Danish Film Directors. Writing Scholarship.

2014. The Danish Arts Foundation, Copenhagen. Foreign journalism category, rewarded report A journey into the Contemporary Danish Scene.

2014. Institute for Cultural Studies, Hans Christian Andersen Research Centre, Southern Denmark University. Guest researcher.
Hans Christian Andersen in Spain, travel diaries. Directors: Johan de Mylius and Josh. Nørregaard Frandsen.

2006. Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. Research grant at the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication.
A study on Nordic cinema and Mediterranean cinema and ways of seeing, a comparison of urban identities.  Coordinator: Eva Jørholt, Associate Professor PhD, International coordinator at  Copenhagen University.

2006. Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies/Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen. Exchange agreement program.
Courses: Visual Culture in the Digital Age (conducted by Francesco Lapenta) and The Sound of Media, an Introduction to the Analyses of Sound as Communication (conducted by K. Bruhn Jensen)

2005. Magazine Cafe Babel, Berlin headquarters, in collaboration with Robert Bosch Foundation. Rewarded article Winds of change in Eastern Europe.

Memberships in Professional Associations

Memberships in Professional Associations

2020. CoJo Constructive Journalism Network

 

Publications 

Previous publications

Previous publications

Culture journalism:

Portrait:

2018. “Una tarde con Sir John Elliot”- Revista de letras
https://revistadeletras.net/una-tardecon-sir-john-h-elliot

Reportages:

2022. “Dinamarca. Una ejemplar cooperación nórdica” - Revista de la Academia de Cine Español
https://www.academiadecine.com/pdfs/especial-academia-de-cine-2022/

2018. “Nuevas invasiones en bicicleta” - La Nueva Crónica de León
https://www.lanuevacronica.com/nuevas-invasiones-en-bicicleta

2014. “De una fuente y un molino en Nuremberg” - Prothesis Revista

Mixed technique, reportage and interview:

2016. “Berlin: I want to wake up in that city" - Planet Berlin Paris Madrid.

2015. “El legado Vikingo” - La Aventura del Saber RTVE
https://www.rtve.es/play/videos/la-aventura-del-saber/aventuracatoira/3012462/

2011. “60 Años de Berlinale - Stimmen aus Lateinamerika” - NPLA Berlin

 

Reviews:

2020. Panorama Nórdico - Cine Club Calle Mayor
http://cineclubcallemayor.blogspot.com/2020/04/panorama-nordico-por-mercedes-de-luis.html

2020. “An elephant sitting still” - Cine Club Calle Mayor
https://cineclubcallemayor.blogspot.com/2020/01/mas-apuntes-sobre-elephant-sitting.html

2020. “Nuri Bilge Ceylan” - Cine Club Calle Mayor
http://cineclubcallemayor.blogspot.com/2019/11/ahlat-agac-nuri-bilge-ceylan-por.html

2015. “Marieke, Marieke” - El Rayo verde magazine, p. 2.

2014. “Arabella y Turandot desde Nuremberg” - La Huella Digital
www.lahuelladigital.com/dos-operas-en-nuremberg/

2012. “Phronesis Jazz House Copenhagen” - Tommajazz
https://www.tomajazz.com/web/?p=4658

2010-2012. “Reviews of jazz concerts (Mikel Ploug Trio, Mikel Andersen, Phronesis) - Tomajazz
https://www.tomajazz.com/perfiles/ploug_mikkel_2012.html

2012. “Almas perdidas en Copenhague” - Periodista Digital
https://www.periodistadigital.com/cultura/musica/20120830/almas-perdidas-copenhague-noticia-689401108094/

2004. ”Música árabe y flamenco” - Revista de pedagogía musical Relafare

 

Investigative - Culture journalism:

Mixed technique, reportage and interview:

2017. “Tras las huellas de Hans Christian Andersen” - Revista de Letras
https://revistadeletras.net/tras-las-huellas-de-hans-christian-andersen-i/

2017. “Tras las huellas de Hans Christian Andersen” II - Revista de Letras
https://revistadeletras.net/tras-las-huellas-de-hans-christian-andersen-ii/

2014. “En busca de Hans Christian Andersen” - La Linea del Horizonte. pag. 23.

 

Opinion:

2018. “Realidad e interpretación” - Digital platform of Research Group Culture and Nordic Model
https://www.ucm.es/data/cont/docs/1749-2019-02-16-realidad_e_interpretacion.pdf

2018. “Diseñar el futuro” - Digital platform Research Group Culture and Nordic Model
https://www.ucm.es/data/cont/docs/1749-2019-02-16-disenar_el_futuro.pdf

2011. “La identidad femenina en el Ateneo de Madrid” - Cat. La Independent
http://laindependent.cat/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=577%3Aa-lateneu-de-madrid-la-identitat-femenina-continua-sent-tema-candent-de-debat&catid=260%3Atemes-culturals&Itemid=306&lang=es

 

News Journalism:

Mixed technique, reportage and interview:

2011. "Alerta en Cotobato por acción violenta" - Hechos de Hoy

2008. “Juventudes Rebeldes” - Revista La Clave, p. 4.

2004. “Una tarjeta para arbitrar la Europa de la migración”- Revista Café Babel
https://cafebabel.com/es/article/una-tarjeta-azul-para-arbitrar-la-europa-de-los-inmigrantes-5ae004fdf723b35a145dc8c8/

 

Books:

Narrative:

2021. “Lars von Trier y el Dogma 95, un viaje iniciático por la cultura danesa”, JC Ediciones
https://edicionesjc.com/portfolio/flars-von-trier-y-el-dogma/

2012. “Relatos de viaje", handwritten and illustrated art-book. Distributed at Panta Rhei bookshop Madrid.

Scientific divulgation:

2021. Collective book “The Challenges of the Digital Society in the Nordic Countries and in Spain”, edited by Karen Arriaza and Lars Nord, Editorial Fragua, Biblioteca de Ciencias de la Comunicación. Chapter “Effects of Journalism in Public Opinion in the Nordic Countries: From Words to Action”.
https://www.fragua.es/producto/challenges-of-the-digital-society-in-the-nordic-countries-and-in-spain-the-democracy-society-and-culture/

 

Communication Sciences - Media research:

Articles:

2022. “Reporting under Pressure. A Study of Journalism Working Conditions in Three European Countries during The Pandemic”, Demicom Mid Sweden University
https://www.miun.se/globalassets/forskning/center-och-institut/demicom/demicomrapporter/reporting-under-pressure-demicomrapport-50.pdf

Interviews:

2021. “Celebrities Culture” - Nord Media Network
https://nordmedianetwork.org/latest/news/researching-celebrities-in-digital-media-interview-withhellekannik-haastrup

2020. “Travels of a disciplinary foreigner” - Nord Media Network
https://nordmedianetwork.org/latest/news/travels-of-the-disciplinary-foreigner/

 

Books and Monographs

Books and Monographs

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Other Articles and Book Chapters

Other Articles and Book Chapters

  • De Luis Andrés, M. (2022). Effects of Journalism in Public Opinion in the Nordic Countries: From Words to Action. In L. Nord & Arriaza, K. (Eds.), The Challenges of the Digital Society in the Nordic Countries and in Spain. (pp. 201-220). Madrid, Sundsvall: Editorial Fragua, Biblioteca de Ciencias de la Comunicación. Retrieved from https://www.fragua.es/producto/challenges-of-the-digital-society-in-the-nordic-countries-and-in-spain-the-democracy-society-and-culture/
  • De Luis Andrés, M. (2022). Reporting under Pressure. A Study of Journalism Working Conditions in Three European Countries during The Pandemic. (Work environment in journalism: a study of three countries in pandemic). In Ripe@2022, VGR,, & ORF, (Eds.), Public Value Texte (Public Service Media in Europe) - Between The Fourth Estate And The Fifth Power (p. 55). Retrieved from https://zukunft.orf.at/show_content.php?sid=147&pvi_id=2385&pvi_medientyp=t&oti_tag=Texte

Research Papers

Research Papers

  • De Luis Andrés, M., & Nord L.,. (2022). Reporting under Pressure. A Study of Journalism Working Conditions in Three European Countries during The Pandemic. Sundsvall. Retrieved from https://www.miun.se/globalassets/forskning/center-och-institut/demicom/demicomrapporter/reporting-under-pressure-demicomrapport-50.pdf

Popular Articles and Book Chapters

Popular Articles and Book Chapters

  • De Luis Andrés, M. (2022). Dinamarca, una ejemplar cooperación nórdica [Denmark, an exemplary Nordic cooperation]. ACADEMIA DE CINE. Retrieved from https://www.academiadecine.com/pdfs/especial-academia-de-cine-2022/

Lectures

Previous lectures

Previous lectures

POPULAR LECTURES:

2022. Film Festival and Public Library of Palencia. Conference on narrative journalism and presentation of the book Lars Von Trier and Dogma 95 (Ed. JC, 2021).
https://cadenaser.com/2022/03/01/mercedes-de-luis-presenta-en-la-mcip-su-obra-lars-von-trier-y-el-dogma-95-un-viaje-iniciatico-por-la-cultura-danesa/

2022. Fnac bookshop Bilbao and Fnac bookshop San Sebastián. Presentation of the book Lars Von Trier and Dogma 95, un viaje iniciático for la cultura Danesa (Ed. JC, 2021).
https://www.fnac.es/a8737272/Mercedes-de-Luis-Andres-Lars-von-Trier-y-el-Dogma-95

2021. Festival Días Nórdicos, Madrid and Tierra de Fuego bookshop, Madrid. Conference on travel narrative and Lars Von Trier and Dogma 95, un viaje iniciático for la cultura danesa  (Ed. JC).
https://www.diasnordicosmagazine.com/tag/mercedes-de-luis/

2018. La Lumbre Bookshop. (Madrid). Spadansk, Journey to the Midnight Sun.

2017. Universidad Popular de Palencia. An introduction to the Danish contemporary society.

2011. Casa Regional de Galicia (Madrid). The sea, bridge among cultures.
https://www.ucm.es/modelonordico/conferencia-de-mercedes-de-luis-andres

 

LECTURES:

2021. Oslo Met, (Oslo, Norway). “Safety on Journalism” Conference - Reporting under Pressure A Study of Journalism Working Conditions in Three European Countries during The Pandemic. With Lars Nord (MidSweden University)

2019. Faculty de Ciencias de la Información, Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Conference “Culture and democracy in the Nordic countries and in Spain”.
When words become action, the case of the Danish press group Fyens Stifstidende
https://www.ucm.es/modelonordico/seminario-internacional-los-retos-de-la-sociedad-digital-en-los-paises-nordicos-y-espana-democracia,-sociedad-y-cultura-noviembre-2018

 

Keynotes

Keynotes

  • 02/03/2022 , Palencia
    De Luis Andrés, M.
    Keynote in Narrative Journalism & Book release
    International Palencia Film Festival

Invited Lectures

Invited Lectures

Other Lectures

Other Lectures

  • 07/12/2022 , Teneriffe
    De Luis Andrés, M.
    Reporting under Pressure A Study of Journalism Working Conditions in Three European Countries during the Pandemic
    INTRACOM, “II Congreso Internacional de Investigación y Transferencia en Comunicación"

Popular Lectures

Popular Lectures

  • 02/03/2022
    De Luis Andrés, M.
    Mercedes de Luis presenta en la MCIP su obra ‘Lars von Trier y el Dogma’ 95. Un viaje iniciático por la cultura danesa. [Mercedes de Luis presents at the MCIP her work 'Lars von Trier and Dogma' 95. An initiatory journey through Danish culture.]
    Press Radio-Interview in Cadena SER
  • 02/03/2022 , Palencia
    De Luis Andrés, M.
    Keynote in Narrative Journalism & Book release
    International Palencia Film Festival
  • 26/02/2022 , New York, Copenhagen
    Torres, E. De Luis Andrés, M.
    A Cinefile's Travel Journal. [Radio Interview]
    The Red Transmission Podcast
  • 27/01/2022
    Balsco, R. De Luis Andrés, M.
    Periodista Cultural en Dinamarca. [Cultural Journalist in Denmark.] Radio Interview in Distrito Euskadi.
    Radio Euskadi. EITB Euskadi.
  • 27/01/2022
    Balsco, R. De Luis Andrés, M.
    Senegal. Karachi-Madrid con perros. Dinamarca. Sin billete de vuelta. [Senegal. Karachi-Madrid with dogs. Denmark. No return ticket.] Radio Interview in Levando Anclas.
    Radio Euskadi. EITB Euskadi.
  • 26/01/2022 , San Sebastian, Basque Country
    De Luis Andrés, M.
    Lars Von Trier y el Dogma 95, un viaje iniciático por la cultura danesa. [Lars Von Trier and Dogma 95, an initiatory journey through Danish culture.]
    Book release and keynote at FNAC c
  • 25/01/2022 , Bilbao, Basque Country
    De Luis Andrés, M.
    Lars Von Trier y el Dogma 95, un viaje iniciático por la cultura danesa. [Lars Von Trier and Dogma 95, an initiatory journey through Danish culture.]
    Book release and keynote at FNAC Bilbao