Entries by F.

Argentina Betrayed. Memory, Mourning, and Accountability

The ruthless military dictatorship that ruled Argentina between 1976 and 1983 betrayed the country’s people, presiding over massive disappearances of its citizenry and, in the process, destroying the state’s trustworthiness as the guardian of safety and well-being. Desperate relatives risked their lives to find the disappeared, and one group of mothers defied the repressive regime […]

Removing heaven and earth. The exhumations of victims of Francoism as fissures of silence in the transition

Our companion Zoé de Kerangat has obtained the outstanding cum laude with her doctoral thesis “Removing heaven and earth. The exhumations of victims of Francoism as fissures of silence in the transition”, which she defended on Friday, February 7, 2020. The presentation took place in the Department of Contemporary History of the Autonomous University of […]

The social construction of the memory of state terrorism. Memory policies and local memories in Campo de la Ribera (Córdoba, Argentina)

Conference by:  Vanesa Garbero Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios sobre Cultura y Sociedad (CONICET y UNC); Centro de Estudios Avanzados (Facultad de Ciencias Sociales- UNC) Thursday, February 20, 2020 17:00 – 19:00 hours Sala María Moliner (1F8) Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, CSIC C/Albasanz, 26-28 Metro: Suanzes & Ciudad Lineal Free entrance How to get […]

An Archaeology of the Contemporary Era

An Archaeology of the Contemporary Era approaches the contemporary age, between the late nineteenth and twenty-first centuries, as an archaeological period defined by specific material processes. It reflects on the theory and practice of the archaeology of the contemporary past from epistemological, political, ethical and aesthetic viewpoints, and characterises the present based on archaeological traces […]