Lucila Mallart obtained her PhD in Modern European History at the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom) in 2016. She currently works as a Ramón y Cajal Research Fellow at the Department of Humanities of Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. She researches the role of visual culture, architecture and urban planning, art and exhibitions as cultural devices, and intellectual and academic transnational relations in the making of Catalan national identity. She has carried out postdoctoral work at New Europe College, Institute of Advanced Study in Bucharest, the University of Helsinki and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, with a Juan de la Cierva-Formación contract. She is the author of several articles and chapters in academic journals and publishers such as Nations and Nationalism, Cultural History,Urban History, Nuncius. Journal of the Material and Visual History of Science, Oxford University Press, Routledge and Peter Lang.