Isabelle Rousseau holds a Ph.D. in Sociology, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris.
Rebecca J. Scott is Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law at the University of Michigan. She studies slavery, emancipation, and citizenship in both Latin America and the United States. Along with Jean M.
Matthew Restall is a Colonial Latin American Historian with areas of specialization in Yucatan and Mexico, Guatemala and Belize, Maya history, the Spanish Conquest, and Africans in Spanish America.
Álvaro Caso Bello is a Ph.D. candidate in History at Johns Hopkins University, having previously completed an M.A. in History at Hopkins. He recently co-edited, with Gabriel Paquette, a new edition of Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos’ most influential writings in G.M.
Gonzalo Capellán PhD in Modern and Contemporary History with extraodinary award.
Andrew Paxman completed a PhD in History at UT Austin. From 2009 to 2013 he taught history at Millsaps College in Mississippi. He is a research professor at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico, where he teaches history and journalism.
Carlos Solar is a British Academy Post-doctoral Fellow at the Latin American Centre in the University of Oxford.
From 2015 to 2017 he was a Research Fellow in Public Policy and an Associate Lecturer at the Department of Politics in the University of York.
He has also held visiting research appointments at the International Centre for Comparative Criminology at the University of Montreal, and in the Latin American Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles.
For more than a century the diplomatic relationships between Bolivia and Chile have been conditioned by the Pacific war (1879-1883), where Bolivia and Peru confronted Chile. As a product of the war Bolivia lost access to the Pacific Ocean.
On Wednesday 20 September 2017 the lives of Puerto Ricans on the island and abroad changed forever. Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico as a category four storm (sustained winds of 150mph), leaving the Island in a state of emergency.
This talk will be based on Payne's book Unsettling Accounts: Neither Truth nor Reconciliation in Confessions of State Violence (Duke University Press, 2008).