Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

Conference: "Politics of Memory: Guatemala's National Police Archive—A Collaboration Between the University of Texas at Austin and the Historic Archive of the National Police of Guatemala"

Fri, December 2, 2011 | Eidman Courtroom, UT School of Law

9:30 AM - 6:30 PM

This interdisciplinary conference celebrates the launch of a UT-hosted digital archive that will serve as an online repository for millions of documents from the Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional (Guatemalan National Police Archive). Participants will consider how use of the archive has helped to deepen understanding of Guatemala's history and to advance human rights, both crucial to the strengthening of Guatemala's embattled democray.

Conference topics include Interventions in Guatemala: Syphilis Infection, Military Aid, Development Assistance; Technology, Access to Information, and Democracy; and Archives, Memory, and Human Rights in Latin America.

For more information and to register, visit Politics of Memory or e-mail the conference organizers.

Sponsored by: Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional (AHPN), LLILAS, Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, UT Libraries

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  • Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

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