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Thursday, April 10
Northrop, Best Buy Theater
Speaker: Emilio Crenzel, Sociology, University of Buenos Aires
Response: Leigh Payne, Global Studies, University of Oxford and University of Minnesota
The panel sheds light on the most substantial transformations and the continuities in Argentina's social memory of its recent past and discusses the processes that led Argentina's Truth Commission Report Nunca Más (1984) to become the canonical way the disappearances and the country's political violence is publicly remembered, and how its meaning has been modified by new interpretations in the last two decades.
Other University of Minnesota faculty participants on the panel are Ana Forcinito (Spanish and Portuguese Studies) and Alejandro Baer (Director, CHGS).
Both panels are cosponsored by the Human Rights Program and the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
The Reframing Mass Violence Collaborative explores the particular developments and transnational entanglements of social memories in societies, revisiting their legacies of dictatorship, state terror, and grave human rights violations in Latin America and Southern Europe.