María Emma Wills-Obregón (U. de los Andes, Bogota)
Professor María Emma Wills-Obregón of the Historical Memory Commission and the Universidad de los Andes (Political Science) is presenting on the work of the Commission in Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver. A public presentation focused on the war, women and resistance in the Colombian Caribbean coast, it was developed between 2009-2010 by the Colombian Historical Memory Commission. Dr. Wills will discuss the study’s conceptual framework for documenting violence and resistance for the purpose of historical clarification and truth seeking in a Latin American context and will present two emblematic cases of massacres and sexual violence in the region (Magdalena and Guajira).
Stewart Biology Building
1205, av. Docteur-Penfield
Room S 3/3
Co-sponsored by the Canada Research Chair in Latin American history at the Université de Montréal and the réseau d’études sur amérique latine (Réal) and the department of History, Mcgill University
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