Mica Nava is Emeritus Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of East London, UK. Since the 1980s her work has contributed to the expansion of the field of cultural studies in the UK and abroad. In the last two decades she has been invited to give keynote conference papers and/or special lectures in Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Holland, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine and the United States, as well as at universities and other venues throughout Britain.