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New York Latin American History Workshop: Eduardo Zimmerman

Friday, March 31, 11:00 a.m.

The New School
66 West 12th Street
New York, NY 10011

 The New York Latin American History Workshop (NYCLAHW) hosts the talk “Constitutional Moments and State Transformation in Argentina, 1850s-1950s" with scholar Eduardo Zimmerman (Columbia University, Visiting).

Eduardo Zimmerman received a Law Degree from the University of Buenos Aires and a D.Phil in Modern History from the University of Oxford. He has been a Junior Research Fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London; a Visiting Fellow at the Kellogg Institute, University of  Notre Dame, and a Visiting Professor at the Department of History, Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne. He was awarded the Premio Ensayo Histórico La Nación 120 Aniversario, Buenos Aires, and is a fellow of the Argentine National Academy of History. His research focuses on 19th and 20th centuries-Latin American history, particularly on state building processes, legal and political history, and the history of political thought in the region. Among his publications are the following books: Los liberales reformistas. La cuestión social en la Argentina, 1890-1916 (1995); (ed.), Judicial Institutions in Nineteenth-Century Latin America (1999); (co-ed.): Los saberes del estado (Buenos Aires: Edhasa, 2012); Las prácticas del estado (2013); Las fuerzas de guerra en la construcción del estado. América Latina, siglo XIX (2013). He is currently Associate Professor and director of the Department of Humanities at the Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires.

Discussions are based on pre-circulated papers prepared by each presenter. Please contact to be placed on the mailing list to receive the papers, which are circulated one week prior to each meeting.

Sponsored by the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University, the CUNY Graduate Center Doctoral Program in History, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University, the SUNY-Stony Brook University History Department, the Committee on Historical Studies of the New School for Social Research, and the Embassy of Spain.

The event is free and open to the public. Photo ID required to enter building.

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