HoW: History on Wednesday seminar series 6 November
Macarena Ibarra | Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Rethinking the Republican City: The Debates about Heritage in Santiago de Chile (1880-1920)
Macarena Ibarra is a Historian from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She has an MA from the University of Leeds, and a PhD from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Her teaching and research focuses on twentieth century urban and planning history with a particular interest both in the politics of urban public health, and in the debates and practice about cultural heritage. Some of her recent publications are the co edited books Vísperas del Urbanismo en Latinoamérica (2018), Patrimonio en Construcción (2017), the articles Hygiene and Public Health in Santiago de Chile´s Urban Agenda, 1892-1927 (2015) and the entry Urban History, in The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies (2019).
The Department of History hosts a lively departmental research seminar series. Everyone is welcome to attend.
HoW will be held in the MECO Seminar Room S226
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The Department of History is part of the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI)