The event will be a panel discussion on the use of archives of the violent past in struggles to make a better future in Central America. It is titled “Beyond Memory: Traces of the Past in Struggles for the Future”.
Participating in the panel are:
• Gustavo Meoño, coordinator of the Archivo Histórico de la Policia Nacional in Guatemala
• Carlos Henríquez Consalvi, director of the Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen (MUPI) in El Salvador
• Diana Carolina Sierra, a Museum of the Word and Image/Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen (MUPI) collaborator and PhD candidate in History and Latin American Studies at the University of Michigan
The discussion will be followed by a reception, with refreshments provided by El Maizal.
For more on the Archivo Histórico de la Policia Nacional in Guatemala, visit this Facebook page.
The event is co-sponsored by Casa Maíz, LACAP, and Common Frontiers. More information can be found here.