Still catching up – initial experiences with politics in Argentina


Although I did not put it on my list per se, one of my priorities in Argentina was to experience firsthand how Argentines related to politics, especially students. One of my first experiences in that regard was attending the march in Buenos Aires on March 24, the 40th anniversary of the coup that started last […]

First Post, Long Overdue – overview and some preliminary issues, Argentina side

Well, this post is late – it is recapping what began about a month and a half ago. Having lived in Argentina since mid-February, I began working on my Monroe project at the start of W&M’s summer per Monroe guidelines. The main goals were the following: meet with Argentine professors to get some feedback on […]

Politicized Memories Summary Post : Historical Memory and Human Rights in Spain and Argentina

“The forty million Argentine people must guarantee the respect for human rights, memory, truth, and justice” –Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner “Let the dead rest in peace for once” –Deputy Rocio Lope of the Spanish Partido Popular             This research project started as a continuation of my research last summer on historical memory in […]