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Thursday, February 21

Ruins and Glory: The Long Spanish Civil War in Latin America
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Kirsten Weld
Simmons A, Tepper Quad, Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center along with Department of History and Carnegie Mellon Global Studies; Carnegie Mellon Department of History

Kirsten Weld, award-winning author and associate professor at Harvard University, will discuss her new book project: the Spanish Civil War's impact and legacies in Latin America. Kirsten Weld is the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences in the Department of History at Harvard University. Her research explores struggles over inequality, justice, and historical memory in modern Latin America. She is the author of Paper Cadavers: The Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala (Duke University Press, 2014); her current project, a study of the Spanish Civil War’s impact and legacies in the Americas, is under contract with Harvard University Press.