ALTER

ALTER

Crisis, Otherness and Representation

Montse Crespin

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Pompeu Fabra University and in Philosophy from University of Barcelona. Master in Research in Contemporary East Asia at Autonomous University of Barcelona. PhD in Philosophy from University of Barcelona.

She was Doctoral Fellow and pre-doctorate Lecturer in the Faculty of Philosophy at University of Barcelona. She has also worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Arts and Humanities at Open University of Catalonia and as part-time lecturer in the Department of Law of the same university. Japan Foundation Fellowship Researcher at the International Research Centre for Japanese Studies-Nichibunken in Kyoto (2006). She is currently part-time Lecturer of East Asian Studies at the Faculty of Translation, Interpreting and East Asian Studies of the Autonomous University of Barcelona; part-time Lecturer of Philosophy at the Department of Theoretical and Practical Philosophy of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Barcelona and a part-time lecturer in the Official Master’s Degree in Contemporary Chinese and Japanese Studies at the Open University of Catalonia.

Though she explores numerous aspects of the history of modern and contemporary Japanese philosophy, she places particular emphasis on the formation of the notion of subjectivity and self-awareness in the work of KitarĂ´ Nishida.