Jan Stehle is a researcher at the Chile-Latin America Research and Documentation Center (FDCL) in Berlin. He is an economist (Free University of Berlin) and a doctor in political science (Free University of Berlin). His areas of research are Human Rights, International Relations, Transitional Justice, Memory Policies, and Access to Information. In particular, he has dedicated himself to investigating Colonia Dignidad - an emblematic Chilean-German case of serious human rights violations - focusing on the political and legal responsibilities of both states.
Investigador laboratorio “Visiones de Paz”
Associate Researcher at the Department of Sociology of the Leibniz University in Hanover and Professor-Researcher at the Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales in Ecuador. She is currently researching the situation and contribution of immigrants in Ecuador, based on the collection of quantitative and qualitative data on discrimination and access to rights, with the purpose of establishing a scientific basis for the elaboration of Inclusion Policies.
Professor of the History Department of Carleton University, Canada. Her work focuses on gender, violence, space, the body and emotions in Nueva España and Mexico in the 19th century. Her research project in CALAS is entitled “Gender and Violence Cycles: Conflict Moments in Latin America as Gender Identity Generators”.
Natalia Quiceno Toro (Doctor in Social Anthropology. National Museum. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) is a professor and researcher at the Institute of Regional Studies of the University of Antioquia. She is attached to the research group Culture, violence, and territory. Her works focus on topics such as forced mobility, exile, memory, ethnographies of violence, and political transitions. In the last 10 years, she has worked with Afro-Colombian victims' collectives in the North Pacific region of Colombia.
History scholar specialized in Latin American history at the University of Toronto Mississauga. He conducts research on politics, legal culture and social movements in the 19th and 20th centuries in Mexico. His research project on CALAS is entitled “Violent Democracy: Raúl Gatica and Mexican Politics. 1963-2006”.
Professor and researcher in the Psychology course of studies of the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California. She specializes in the analysis of the social damage caused by antidrug policies. Her research project in CALAS is entitled “Premature Memory. Remembering and Reparation in Social Violence Contexts”.
Professor of Brazilian Literature at Universidade de São Paulo and researcher of Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico. He conducts research on the relationship between culture and violence, emphasizing productions related to authoritative regimes in Brazil. His research project in CALAS is entitled “Violence Representations in the Cinema of Brazil and Mexico”.
Researcher and professor at the Interdisciplinary Institute of Social Sciences of the Universidad Centroamericana. He conducts research on memory construction processes regarding the recent past of Nicaragua and Central America. His research project in CALAS is entitled “Uses of Recent Past and Memory in the Transition to Peace in Nicaragua: Politics, Stakeholders, Discourses, Devices”.
Professor at the School of Literature and Spanish Language of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras. His work aims at articulating cultural and literary criticism with the search of responses to extreme violence situations in Central America. His research project in CALAS is entitled “Fractured Voices: Testimonies of Violence in the North Triangle of Central America”.
Ileana Rodríguez (Ph.D. University of California, San Diego) is Professor Emeritus in Humanities and Distinguished Professor from The Ohio State University. Her books deal with the intersection of gender, politics, and sexuality, with a particular focus on sexual abuse, male perversion, and state collaboration on these issues. She also argues the culture as the basic support of the political.
The Prose of the Counterinsurgency.