Dr AsierAltuna is a full-time lecturer in English at the University of Deusto, Bilbao and director of the Erasmus Mundus Master of Arts in Euroculture. Basque Government fellow at the Centre for Irish Studies NUI Galway, Ireland and Deusto University from 2003-8. He has published on 19th c. Spain and the Basque Country in Irish writing, and multicultural and transcultural Ireland. He has edited Re-Writing Boundaries: Critical Approaches in Irish Studies (PPU, 2007), New Perspectives on James Joyce: Ignatius Loyola, make haste to help me! (Deusto UP, 2009) and Rethinking Citizenship: New Voices in Euroculture (Groningen UP, 2013).