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Social and political struggles for memories--recent history in South America and beyond - Opening keynote

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10-1-2012 5:30 PM

End Date

10-1-2012 6:30 PM

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Argentine sociologist Dr. Elizabeth Jelin, is senior researcher at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET - Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas of Argentina) and Academic Director of the Center for Memory Studies at the Institute for Economic and Social Development (IDES - Instituto de Desarrollo Económico y Social) in Buenos Aires, as well as a professor in the Doctoral Program in the Social Sciences at UNGS-IDES. A member of the Academic Board of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Fellow 2007-2008), Dr. Jelin’s research interests encompass human rights, memory of political repression, citizenship, social movements, and gender and the family. Her publications in English include State Repression and the Labors of Memory(Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2003). Among her recent books in Spanish are Pan y afectos: la transformación de las familias (new revised edition). Buenos Aires: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2010; Fotografia e identidad : captura por la cámara, devolución por la memoria (co-authored with Ludmila da Silva Catela and Mariana Giordano). Buenos Aires: Nueva Trilce, 2010; and Por los derechos. Mujeres y hombres en las organizaciones sociales y la acción colectiva (co-authored with Sergio Caggiano and Laura Mombello). Buenos Aires: Nueva Trilce, 2011.

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Social and political struggles for memories--recent history in South America and beyond - Opening keynote

Argentine sociologist Dr. Elizabeth Jelin, is senior researcher at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET - Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas of Argentina) and Academic Director of the Center for Memory Studies at the Institute for Economic and Social Development (IDES - Instituto de Desarrollo Económico y Social) in Buenos Aires, as well as a professor in the Doctoral Program in the Social Sciences at UNGS-IDES. A member of the Academic Board of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Fellow 2007-2008), Dr. Jelin’s research interests encompass human rights, memory of political repression, citizenship, social movements, and gender and the family. Her publications in English include State Repression and the Labors of Memory(Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2003). Among her recent books in Spanish are Pan y afectos: la transformación de las familias (new revised edition). Buenos Aires: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2010; Fotografia e identidad : captura por la cámara, devolución por la memoria (co-authored with Ludmila da Silva Catela and Mariana Giordano). Buenos Aires: Nueva Trilce, 2010; and Por los derechos. Mujeres y hombres en las organizaciones sociales y la acción colectiva (co-authored with Sergio Caggiano and Laura Mombello). Buenos Aires: Nueva Trilce, 2011.