Anissia Orto

Research Fellow at subproject C03 "Literary Property between Law and Culture"

CRC 1385 "Law and Literature"
University of Osnabrück
Institute for English and American Studies
Prof. Dr. Peter Schneck
Neuer Graben 40
49069 Osnabrück
Phone: +49 541/969-6203

  • Research areas

    • Law and Literature/Culture
    • U.S. Voting Rights (Civil Rights Movement), U.S. Territories, Postcolonial Studies
    • Cuban Culture and Socio-economy
  • Vita

    2020: Research Fellow at the CRC 1385


    • Master of Arts in "American Studies" at Humboldt University Berlin; German Fulbright Students Award 2018; Speaker at the "16th Transatlantic Student Symposium 2018" in New York City on behalf of Humboldt-University Berlin; Student at the "16th International Summer School in Economics and Management 2018" at Universidad de La Habana
    • Student Assistant at German Bundestag, Department "Information and Documentation", Subdivision "Information and Communication", Unit "Visitors Service" (2018)
    • Projects and Communications Coordinator at Cuba Cooperation Office of Humboldt-University Berlin, Faculty of Economics (2019)
    • Innovation Project/Guest Researcher at Universidad de La Habana, Faculty of Economics, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service

    2016-2017: Second best graduate of the "Integrated Bachelor of Laws" in German Law at University of Potsdam School of Law with a focus on International Law (Human Rights Protection and International Humanitarian Law)


    • Law studies at University of Osnabrück School of Law with a focus on European and International Private Law and its Historical Foundations
    • Specialized foreign language training in U.S. Law (2011-2014)
    • Participation in the international law student competition "Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court" on behalf of University of Osnabrück School of Law (2012/2013)
    • Semester abroad at the University of Mississippi, USA, funded by DAAD PROMOS scholarship (2013)
    • Student Assistant at Chair for Civil Law, German and European Labour Law, Commercial and Corporate law, Prof. Dr. Marcus Bieder, University of Osnabrück (2014-2016)
    • Lower Saxony Scholarship Recipient 2015
    • Internship at the German Federal Aviation Agency (2015)
  • Papers presented

    1. "A Milestone in EU-Cuba Relations: The Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement" at 16th Transatlantic Student Symposia "Challenges to Transatlanticism in the 21st Century: Re Envisioning the Transatlantic Relationship", New York City, 2018.