Ramona Fotiade

Ramona FotiadeRamona Fotiade is a Senior Lecturer in French at The University of Glasgow, the Director of the Lev Shestov Studies Society and the General Editor of the associated scholarly journal. Her area of expertise is Existential Philosophy and Literature and its influence on French Existentialism and post-war philosophical reflection. In 2016 she curated the exhibition Léon Chestov – La Pensée du dehors (at the Mairie du 6e in Paris), devoted to the sesquincentenary of the existential thinker, and co-produced and scripted a short documentary film released during the exhibition. She also prefaced and annotated the new, critical edition of Lev Shestov’s work, Athens and Jerusalem, in English, published with Ohio University Press in 2016, and she co-edited the volume Embodiment (Phenomenological, Religious and Deconstructive Views on Living and Dying) (Ashgate, 2014), which includes contributions from Jean-Luc Marion, Jean-Luc Nancy and Michel Henry. In 2010 the Paris-based publisher Le Bruit du Temps entrusted her with the direction of the new critical edition of Lev Shestov’s complete works. The first five volumes in the series, four of which she prefaced, annotated and commented, came out in September 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016 respectively.

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