Research projects

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La finalidad que orienta el Proyecto Coordinado “En los bordes del archivo: escrituras periféricas, escrituras efímeras en los Virreinatos de Indias” queda definida en la voz que encabeza su título, estudiada en relación con la escritura hispanoamericana colonial y abordada desde una comprensión amplía del término, no sólo en su sentido más positivista, en tanto acumulación o repositorio de documentos para la conformación de la verdad historiográfica y la imposición del poder imperial, sino en las acepciones paralelas de “lugar de la memoria” y de “metáfora epistémica”, de herramienta que permite la interpretación “arqueológica” de los saberes.

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UNREST addresses Europe’s pressing memory problem. The European Union derives a great deal of legitimacy from its foundational myth of transnational reconciliation. It has consistently championed a consensual approach to traumatic memory reaching from the abyss of the World Wars and the Holocaust to post-war peace and prosperity. But the storyline is losing its lustre. All across Europe, populist and nationalist movements are successfully challenging the official EU narrative. They use the heritage of war and violence to push conventional,...

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In the 21st century, the exhumations of mass graves linked to human rights violations have experienced an unexpected boom all over the world. These graves have gradually become tools of truth, justice and reparation and are now radically transforming the ways in which a traumatic past is managed. SUBTIERRO is born of two previous RD&I projects (CSO2009-09681 and CSO2012-32709). The first of these is based on the interdisciplinary analysis of the Spanish Civil War since 2000, and the second on research into...