Pablo Alabarces (Buenos Aires, 1961) has a degree in Literature (University of Buenos Aires), Magister in Sociology of Culture (National University of San Martín), and Doctor of Sociology (University of Brighton). He is a Titular Professor of Popular Culture at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires, where he directed his Ph.D. between 2004 and 2010, and Senior Researcher at CONICET. His research includes studies on popular music, popular cultures, and soccer cultures.
Martín Bergel (Buenos Aires, 1973) is a Doctor in History from the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature of the University of Buenos Aires (2010). Researcher at the Center for Intellectual History of the National University of Quilmes, and professor of Contemporary Latin American History at the University of San Martín (Buenos Aires). He is a member of the collective editor of the yearbook Prismas. Journal of Intellectual History. He was a visiting researcher at the Free University of Berlin and Harvard University. He published The Displaced Orient.
Pablo Baisotti received his doctorate in Institutions, Politics, and History in 2015, at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Bologna. Previously, he obtained a Master in International Relations Europe-Latin America at the same university and another Master in Economic Integration Law, the latter at the Paris 1 University and the University of El Salvador. He studies topics of politics and religion and solidarity economy, the latter of which he will work on during his stay at the CALAS center.
Andrea Gigena is a Doctor in Social Sciences (University of Buenos Aires), Magister in Public Administration (National University of Córdoba), and graduate in Political Science (Catholic University of Córdoba). Associate Researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) of Argentina. Visiting Researcher/Professor at the Center for Intercultural and Indigenous Studies (CIIR) in the city of Santiago de Chile (2016) and; at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Panama, in Panama City (2017).
Diana Negrín is a geographer and curator who, since 2001, has conducted ethnographic and archival research in Mexico with a primary focus on Wixarika Indigenous territory. Negrín's scholarship engages human and cultural geography, critical race and decolonial theory, and political ecology, in combination with participatory methodologies. Her current research examines how biocultural perspectives and projects are creating opportunities to conserve and regenerate sacred Wixárika territory.
Henry Veltmeyer is a research professor in development studies at the Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas and professor emeritus in development studies and sociology at Saint Mary's University. He is Canadian, but with long experience in Latin America. He received a degree in philosophy and education from the Universidad Católica de Guayaquil and a certificate from the Universidad de Cuenca, Ecuador, for his outstanding contributions to alternative social thought in Latin America.
Andrea Gigena es Doctora en Ciencias Sociales (Universidad de Buenos Aires), Magister en Administración Pública (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba) y Licenciada en Ciencia Política (Universidad Católica de Córdoba). Investigadora Adjunta del Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) de Argentina. Investigadora/Profesora Visitante en el Centro de Estudios Interculturales e Indígenas (CIIR) en la ciudad de Santiago de Chile (2016) y; en la Facultad de Humanidades de la Universidad de Panamá, en la ciudad de Panamá (2017).
Doctor en Historia por la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (2010). Investigador del Centro de Historia Intelectual de la Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, y profesor de Historia de América Latina Contemporánea en la Universidad de San Martín (Buenos Aires). Integra el colectivo editor del anuario Prismas. Revista de Historia Intelectual. Fue investigador visitante de la Universidad Libre de Berlín y de la Universidad de Harvard. Publicó El Oriente desplazado.
Andrew Arato is Dorothy Hirshon Professor in Political and Social Theory at the New School for Social Research in New York. He earned his Ph.D. in History at University of Chicago in 1975, dealing with Marxist Thought; 20th Century Intellectual History and the History of East Europe. He has been speaker and earned a Specialist Grant for Constitutionalism and Civil Society Projects in Harare, Zimbabwe, in November 2010 and in Nepal, in August-September 2006. Both provided by the U.S. Department of State.
Diego Fernando Bolaños é Profissional em Ciências do Esporte e Psicólogo, Mestre em Educação (educação popular e desenvolvimento comunitário) e doutor em educação do doutorado latino-americano em Educação, Políticas Públicas e profissão docente na linha de pesquisa Psicologia, Psicanalise e Educação da Faculdade de Educação FaE da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG).