Editor | CALAS


Juan Arturo Camacho Becerra

PhD in Art History from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (2006). He has been a professor of Art History in Jalisco at the University of Guadalajara since 2000. He participated in the Research Seminar of the National Museum of Art (2002 and 2012). He is the author of a dozen titles about art in Jalisco among which stand out the coordination of 3 volumes of "La catedral de Guadalajara, Historia y significados", Colegio de Jalisco, 2013. "Ver a Cuadro, historia y análisis de la fotografía en México y Cuba", (coordinator), Mexico, Universidad de Guadalajara, 2020.


María Fernanda López Sandoval

María Fernanda López Sandoval is a senior lecturer at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, FLACSO-Ecuador. She studied her undergraduate degree in Geography at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador and did her PhD in Human Geography at the University of Regensburg (Germany) with a post-doctoral research stay at the University of Erlangen Nuremberg (Germany). She is a founding member of the Geographical Association of Ecuador and editor-in-chief of Iconos, a social science journal for Latin America.


Susana Herrera Lima

Professor - researcher at the Department of Sociocultural Studies of the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO). PhD in Social Scientific Studies, in the area of Communication, Culture and Society. Master in Science and Culture Communication. Member of the National System of Researchers, Level II. Full Professor at ITESO. Her lines of research are located at the intersection between Public Communication of Science and Communication of socio-environmental problems.


Francisco Javier Mojica-Mendieta

PhD in the area of Communication, Culture and Social of the Doctorate in Scientific-Social Studies of the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente - Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara, Mexico (2009-2014). Thesis with honorable mention entitled: From/Coloniality of nature, Transnational mining in Crucitas and insurgents of border power-knowledge. M.A. and B.A. in Social Anthropology from the University of Costa Rica (UCR).


Javier Taks

PhD in Anthropology from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. Degree in Anthropological Sciences from the University of the Republic of Uruguay. Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Environmental Management from IHS Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Post-doctorate in Development Studies at the Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Mexico.


Sofia Mendoza Bohne

Head of Sociourban Studies Department of the University Center of Social Sciences and Humanities (CUCSH) of University of Guadalajara. Doctor in History from University of Bielefeld, Germany. Master in Social Sciences de la Universidad de Guadalajara. Member of the National Research System in Mexico (SNI) since 2016.


Recent Publications



Eleonora Rohland

Eleonora Rohland is professor for entangled history in the Americas at Bielefeld University. She was trained as an economic, social, and environmental historian at the University of Bern, Switzerland and received her PhD from Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany in 2014, while the research for her dissertation project was funded by a fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities Essen (KWI). Since 2017 she is a principal investigator in the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1288: "Practices of Comparing: Ordering and Changing the World" and co-coordinator of the research gro


Silvia Grinberg

She is a Professor of Sociology of Education and Pedagogy. Her research interests cover youth and schooling in extreme urban poverty, environmental studies, social inclusion and educational inequalities. She has been involved in several research projects in the slums of San Martin (Buenos Aires), close to the dumpsite of Ceamse and nearby the University. She has experience in innovative community-based research methods through artistic, ethnographic, digital and audio-visual practices. In her most recent projects she focuses on urban cartographies of education and social inequalities.


Elissa J. Rashkin

Elissa J. Rashkin (PhD, Communication Studies, University of Iowa, USA) is a researcher at the Center for the Study of Culture and Communication at the Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico.She is the author of Atanasio D. Vázquez, photographer of the post-revolution in Veracruz (Instituto Veracruzano de la Cultura, 2015), "Women filmmakers in Mexico. El otro cine" (Universidad Veracruzana, 2015) and "La aventura estridentista.


Antoine Acker

Antoine Acker is a Swiss National Science Foundation Eccellenza professor at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, where he leads a team project about the transnational history of petroleum in Latin America. His publications in environmental history received awards from the Conference on Latin American History and the Latin American Studies Association.

Recent publications


Volkswagen in the Amazon: The Tragedy of Global Development in Modern Brazil. Cambridge University Press (Global and International History series), 2017.