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October 19, 2023
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LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, 2300 Red River St, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Event type:
Panel Discussion / Speaker Series
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This critical, interdisciplinary roundtable discussion, framed by two exhibitions of materials from Chile at the Benson Latin American Collection, brings together scholars and activists who will focus on different historical memories to consider the history and trajectory of Chile over the past six decades as they think towards possible futures.

Roundtable participants: Arnulf Becker Lorca, Chair in Public International Law, European University Institute; María Diemar, Mapuche Activist and Member of Chile Adoption, Chileadoption de Suecia; John Dinges, Godfrey Lowell Cabot Professor Emeritus, Columbia Journalism School; Alina Namuncura Rodenkirchen, Mapuche Activist and Member of Hijos y Madres del Silencio; Carola Zuleta, Administrator, Corporación Parque por la Paz Villa Grimaldi

Facilitators: Luis Cárcamo-Huechante, Associate Professor of Spanish and Director, Native American and Indigenous Studies, UT; Karen Engle, Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law and Co-director, Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, UT

Conveners: Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, UT; Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS), UT; The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, UT; Latin American Initiative, School of Law, UT; Program in Native American and Indigenous Studies, UT

Specific audiences:
  • Texas Law students
  • Texas Law alumni
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • General public
Sponsored by:
  • Bernard & Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights & Justice

If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the Texas Law Special Events Office at no later than seven business days prior to the event.