Ana Gómez-Pavón Durán

Ana Gómez Pavón is a doctoral student at the HCIAS and a member of the HCIAS Doctoral Research Group “Communication and Society in Ibero-America”. She is a scholarship holder of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Ana holds a degree in English Studies from the University of Valencia, where she also completed a Master's Degree in Advanced Hispanic Studies and a Specialization Diploma in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. She has professional experience as a teacher of Spanish for immigrants and refugees and as a teacher of Spanish Language and Literature in Spanish Secondary Education. She is also currently collaborating as a member of the University of Valencia in the project "Multilingualism in School and Higher Education", which is part of the European initiative FORTHEM Alliance. She is also working as an associate researcher for the Spanish Observatory of the University of Nebrija in the subject of "Culture and internationalization in Spanish".

Spanish as a Heritage Language in Germany: Analysis and Characterization

Ana's doctoral project at the HCIAS examines Spanish as a heritage language in Germany. Her research explores the social and familial dynamics that favor the transmission of Spanish from generation to generation. This work thus contributes to the research project on the demography of the Spanish-speaking community in Europe at the HCIAS, “El Español en Europa”. Ana‘s cotutelle Ph.D. project is supervised by HCIAS Prof. Dr. Óscar Loureda and Prof. Dr. Mercedes Quilis Merín of Universidad de Valencia, Spain, within the framework of a DAAD research grant.

El Español en Europa

Doctoral Research Group Communication and Society in Ibero-America

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Ana Gómez-Pavón Durán

Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies - HCIAS
Brunnengasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg
Email: ana.gomez(at)uni-heidelberg.de