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WWAC: Patricia Perez Valdes - Chile after Pinochet 10/19/18

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Patricia Perez Valdes is a Cohen Center Global Fellow for the fall semester. She will address this topic drawing from her years of experience with the Museum of Memory and Human Rights, located in Santiago, Chile. Her talk will focus on the legacy of Chile's military dictatorship from 1973-1990, the importance of memorialization in the construction of memory as a society, and the challenges faced by the museum since it was inaugurated in January of 2010. Patricia Perez Valdes works at the Museum researching topics related to justice, human rights and education.The museum is dedicated to commemorating the lives of the victims of human rights violations in Chile between 1973-1990. While at KSC, Valdes is developing a human rights curriculum for Chile and the museum. 

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Friday, October 19, 2018 - 11:15

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