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Carlos Roos Muñoz


Dr. C.M. Roos Muñoz
+31 71 527 2727

Carlos Roos is a lecturer at the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA), where he teaches for the Minor Music Studies and the PRE-University Programme.

More information about Carlos Roos Muñoz

Fields of interest

  • Art Theory
  • Cultural Musicology
  • Metaphysics
  • Communication


My research focuses on art theories and practices as found in diverse cultural settings and historical periods. From the methodological point of view, I tend to align my work with the principles of phenomenology and artistic research. Relying on the notion of experience as the level of description, most of my work is built around case studies that allow for testing and/or illustrating ways of thinking about the arts in the widest sense of the term - including music, theatre, cinema and the visual arts. 

Grants and awards

ENITS Grant (2011). Empowering Network for International Thai Studies. Thailand Research Fund & Chulalongkorn University, 2011.

Erasmus Mundus Doctorate Grant (2010). EM Action 2 - VECCEU. Education, Audio-visual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), DG EC & DG DEVCO, European Commission.

Curriculum vitae

BA in Art (Universidad Central de Venezuela), MA in Philosophy of Art (Leiden University), PhD in Creative and Performing Arts (Leiden University)

Key publications

Roos, C. (2020). ‘A metaphysical model of communication: With examples from The Gold Rush’, in Bergman M., Kirtiklis, K. and Siebers, J. (eds.), Models of Communication: Theoretical and Philosophical Approaches. New York and Oxon: Routledge.

Roos, C. (2018). ‘Lost Performance and short film: Behrupiya on the stages of global capitalism’, in Masaeli M., Prabhaka M. (eds.), India as a Model for Global Development, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.


  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Academie der Kunsten

Work address

P.J. Veth
Nonnensteeg 1-3
2311 VJ Leiden
Room number 1.11



  • Webster Leiden - Webster University Adjunct Faculty
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