Meet the team
In this step you have the opportunity to find out a little more about the educators that will be guiding you through the next two weeks.
Amador Vega (Lead Educator)
Amador Vega has a PhD in Philosophy at the Raimundus Lullus Institute of the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg (Germany) and he is Professor of Aesthetics in the Department of Humanities at Pompeu Fabra University. He was “Joan Coromines Visiting Professor” at the University of Chicago (2007) and invited lecturer at Saint Joseph University in Beirut (2010). His field of study is Western mysticism and its relations with aesthetics.
He is the author, among other works, of Maestro Eckhart, El fruto de la nada (2010, 7th ed.); Zen, Mística y Abstracción (2002); Ramon Llull y el secreto de la vida (2002; English translation Ramon Llull and the Secret of Life, New York, 2003); El bambú y el olivo (2004); Arte y Santidad. Cuatro lecciones de estética apofática, (2005); Tratado de los cuatro modos del espíritu (2005); Sacrificio y creación en la pintura de Rothko (2010), Tres poetas del exceso. La hermenéutica imposible en Eckhart, Silesius y Celan (2011) and Libro de horas de Beirut(2014).
He is president of the Associació d’Amics de la Bibliotheca Mystica et Philosophica Alois M. Haas of the UPF and a corresponding member of the Collège International de Philosophie (Paris).
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Anna Serra (Educator)
Anna Serra Zamora has a PhD in Humanities at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She has worked on Spanish Mysticism, Ramon Llull, and their relation with Aesthetics. She is member of the Associació d’Amics de la Bibliotheca Mystica et Philosophica Alois M. Haas of the UPF.
Anna Busquets (Mentor)
Anna Busquets. Lecturer in the Arts and Humanities Department at Open University of Catalonia. In 2003 she designed the UOC’s East Asian Studies Program, which she directed between 2003 and 2009.
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