An Introduction to “Pandemic as Polemic”


  • Martin Renes University of Barcelona



Editorial note on this issue.

Author Biography

Martin Renes, University of Barcelona

Cornelis Martin Renes, PhD, Associate Professor for English Studies at the University of Barcelona, Spain,  specialises in postcolonial literatures from Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. As director of the University’s Observatory  Australian and Transnational Studies Centre (CEAT), he is involved in a wide range of academic activities and initiatives, including the organisation of conferences and the editing of the Centre’s online journal Coolabah. He was the chair of the European Association for Studies of Australia (EASA) from 2015 to 2019.