Violence, Memory and Collective Trauma in Latin America
With the support of the Norwegian Latin American Research Network (NorLARNet), and the collaboration of the Centre for Peace Studies (CPS-UIT), the research group Politics of Culture in Latin America (POCLAT) organizes a one-day seminar in order to explore the interaction between memory and collective trauma, and the contemporary political and cultural practices for understanding the years of political violence in Latin America during the last decades of the 20th century.
10.15 Prof. Antonius Robben (Utrecht University and Utrecht Forum for Memory Studies)
“The Double Helix of Political Violence and National Trauma: Memory, Accountability, and Guilt in Argentina”
11.15 Prof. Valerie Robin-Azevedo (Université Paris Descartes-Sorbonne and Center for Cultural Anthropology)
“Indigenous categories and the Internal Armed Conflict in the Peru post-Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)”
12.15 Prof. Anne M. Sønneland, Diakonhjemmet Høgsjole and member of the Project: Dealing with the past: Victims’ experiences of transitional justice in Argentina and Peru.
“‘These trials are not easy, because they are against the state’. On victims’ experiences with transitional justice in Peru and Argentina”
14.15 PhD. Niall Geragthy, Associate Fellow, Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London
“Memoria, Verdad y Justicia: The Politics of Cultural Memory in the Work of Jonathan Perel (Argentina)”
15.15 Prof. Marcela Douglas, The Regional Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health-North (RKBU - North), UiT-The Arctic University of Norway
“From a site of Torture, to a site of Tourism? Collective Memory and Memorial Site, Villa Baviera a German community in Chile”