Ester Serra Mingot is a social anthropologist with an approach on migration, social protection, and gender in African contexts. In 2018 she finished her Phd at the Universities of Maastricht (The Netherlands) and Aix Marseille (France), where she was capable to analyze transnational social protection issues for Sudanese immigrants and refugees in the Netherlands and the UK, as well as their families in Sudan.
Pabel Camilo López Flores is a Bolivian social researcher, associated with the Postgraduate Program in Development Sciences CIDES-UMSA (Bolivia). Doctor in Sociology from the Scuola Normale Superiore and the Università di Milano 'Bicocca' (Italy). He has a post-doctorate in Geography at the Federal University of Uberlandia (Brazil), a Master in Social Policies and Sustainable Territory Management, a Master in Philosophy and Political Science, and a Bachelor of Law.
Anna Preiser is a University Assistant (Prae-Doc) at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Vienna, Austria. Her doctoral project focuses - from a political-economic and political-ecological and perspective - on socio-ecological conflicts of mining and environmental policy in Peru. She studied International Development (University of Vienna) and International Management (WU Vienna). She made several study stays (University of the Pacific), as a visiting researcher (Catholic University of Peru), and field research in Peru.
Ulrike Capdepón, Dipl.-Pol. (Ph.D. at the University of Hamburg and the Institute for Latin American Studies of the German Institute for Global and Regional Studies).
Soledad Stoessel has a Ph.D. in Social Sciences and a BA in Sociology from the National University of La Plata (UNLP). She has a Master's Degree in Political Sciences from FLACSO-Ecuador. She is currently a professor at the Epistemology of Social Sciences chair. She is a visiting professor-researcher in the master's degree in Political Sociology at FLACSO Ecuador. She is also a postdoctoral fellow at CONICET (Argentina) and participates in research projects based at the Institute for Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (UNLP-CONICET) and at FLACSO-Ecuador.
Amaru Villanueva is coordinator of projects at the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Foundation (FES). He holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and an MA in Internet Social Sciences, both from Oxford University. Previously, he worked in the areas of innovation and strategy in telecommunications, and in 2010 he founded the magazine Bolivian Express. He was director of the Center for Social Research (CIS) and the Bolivian Bicentennial Library (BBB) until 2017.
Tobias Boos is a Doctor in Political Science from the University of Vienna, where he is a professor in the area of International Politics. His lines of research are middle class and populism in Latin America, theories of the state, and political economy. His focus is directed to the relationship between social structure and political identities in Latin America.
Anne Huffschmid is a doctor of cultural sciences, author, and visual creator. As a researcher associated with the Institute for Latin American Studies of the Freie Universität Berlin, she has specialized in topics such as urban studies, violence and social memory, discourse analysis, and visual cultures, with a particular focus on Latin America, especially Mexico.
Alfonso Díaz Tovar is a social psychologist and visual anthropologist from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, currently a doctoral student in Anthropology from the Institute of Anthropological Research of this same institution. His work focuses on the social practices of commemoration and places of remembrance, specifically on the subject of forced disappearance in Mexico. He has directed different short documentaries, as well as television series on memory practices and cultural heritage.
Mariana Eva Pérez has a bachelor degree in Political Science from the University of Buenos Aires and a doctorate in Romance Literature from the University of Konstanz (Germany) with an investigation on the representations of disappearance in Argentine dramaturgy from 2001-2015.