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Latin American Anti-racism in a 'Post-Racial' Age - LAPORA






Doctor in Latin American Studies by the UNAM. Member of the National System of Researchers Level 3, and regular member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences. He has specialized in political and social history in Latin America in the 20th century. He has particularly investigated Mexico's political and intellectual ties with Latin America, the history of exiles and political refugees in Latin America; And the history of migration, discrimination and racism in postrevolutionary Mexico. He has taught, lectures and has been a guest researcher at different universities in Mexico, Latin America, the United States of America and Europe. Some of his investigations have been awarded with recognitions and mentions such as the Prize Francisco X. Clavijero, Salvador Azuela and the Mexican Committee of Historical Sciences.

Originally from Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, she holds a PhD in Anthropology from Stanford University, and is currently Professor of Research at the Center for Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) in Mexico City. She trained in the office of writing through journalism working from the age of 18 as a writer in a Central American press agency and since her student years has combined her academic work with the work of dissemination by penetrating radio, video and the written press. Her research work has focused on defending the rights of women and indigenous peoples in Latin America. She has lived and conducted field research in Mexican indigenous communities in the states of Chiapas, Guerrero and Morelos, with Guatemalan refugees on the southern border, as well as with North African migrants in Spain.

She has published twenty-two books as a sole author or publisher and her work has been translated into English, Spanish, French and Japanese. During 2003 she received the LASA / Oxfam Martin Diskin Memorial Award shared with Dr. Rodolfo Stavenhagen for her contributions to socially committed research and in 2013 obtained the Simón Bolívar Chair awarded by the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.

Alicia Castellanos is a research professor at the Division of Social Sciences and Humanities at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Iztapalapa in Mexico City. She belongs to the National System of Researchers, level 2. Her lines of research are interethnic relations, racism and the process of autonomy. Castellanos Guerrero specializes in areas such as ethnology and Social Sciences in general. She has numerous publications in indexed books and journals.

reporter and journalist of the weekly newspaper Trinchera and Diario Alternativo. He also has worked for the newspaper El Sur, La Jornada/El Sur, La Costa and El Faro de la Costa Chica among others. Phonographer, writer, and poet, but also member of the Trade Union and Cultural Promoter. He specialize in Afro India Culture of the Costa Chica in the states of Guerrero and Oaxaca. He has been a historian of Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero. He has written the articles compilation called Los hijos del Machomula, Monografía de Cuiajinicuilapa, and also he wrote a compilations of called Preceptos de Juglaría and Dias Epigramáticos. He also has write a tales book Tres cuentos verdaderos.