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Dr. Ulrike Capdepón

Vita

Porträt Ulrike Capdepón

2017-2018 Visiting Fellow and Lecturer at the Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS), Princeton University, USA.  

2016-2017 Postdoctoral Research Scholar (German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD), Hamburg, Germany.

2015-2017 Researcher and coordinator of the Mapping Historical Dialogue Project (MHDP), ISHR, Columbia University, New York, USA.

2014-2016 Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR), Columbia University, New York, USA.

2013-2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the European Research Council (ERC)-Project: “Narratives of Terror and Disappearance in Argentina”, University of Konstanz, Germany.

2013 Otto Bennemann Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Georg-Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research (GEI), Braunschweig, Germany.

2011 PhD (Dr. phil.) in Political Science at the University of Hamburg and the Institute of Latin American Studies (GIGA).

2010-2011 Marie Curie Postdoc Research Fellow at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Center for Social Science and Humanities (CCHS), Madrid, Spain.

Education

MA in Political Science and Hispanistic Studies at the University of Hamburg, Germany and the University of A Coruña, Spain.

Research concentrations

My research interests include Memory Studies and Human Rights policies in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula, as well as peace and conflict studies, political violence research and transitional justice.

Function within the Center

Balzan prize postdoc research fellow (Institute for Advanced Study Konstanz)

Research group “Reconstructing Memory in the City – Transnational and Local (European) Sites of Memory”

Research project “Challenging the Symbolic Representation of the Dictatorship Past in Madrid and Lisbon: Street Re-Naming Processes Between Transnational European Frameworks and Counter-Cultural Memory Practices ‘From Below’.”
Abstract

Selected Publications

Book

Vom Fall Pinochet zu den Verschwundenen des Spanischen Bürgerkrieges: Die Auseinandersetzung mit Diktatur und Menschenrechtsverletzungen in Chile und Spanien [From the Pinochet Case to the desaparecidos of the Spanish Civil War. Coming to Terms with the Dictatorships’ Past and Human Rights Violations in Chile and Spain]. Bielefeld: Transcript, Global Studies, p. 376, 2015.

Peer Revied Contributions and Review Articles

“Challenging the Symbolic Representation of the Franco Dictatorship: The Street Name-Controversy in Madrid”, in: History and Memory, Indiana University Press (accepted for publication).

“Der Streit um Francos Leichnam. Das ›Tal der Gefallenen‹ und die Exhumierung des Diktators.” [The dispute about Franco’s remains. The ›Valley of the Fallen‹ and the exhumation of the dictator]. In: Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaft (ZfK). Schwerpunkt Forensik, No. 1, p. 29-42, 2019.

With: Atkinson, Alison/Strauss, Jill/López-Badell, Oriol: “Mapping Historical Dialogue: Remembering for the Future”, in: Kritika Kultura Review, Ateneo de Manila University, No. 33, p. 782-805, 2019, online

“Die juristische Aufarbeitung der franquistischen Verbrechen in Argentinien: Von der Straflosigkeit zur universellen Gerichtsbarkeit.” [Coming to Terms with the Franco Crimes in Argentina. From Impunity to Universal Jurisdiction]. In: Informationen. Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift des Studienkreises Deutscher Widerstand, Spanischer Bürgerkrieg. Geschichte und Gegenwart, No. 83, p. 7-11, 2016.

“Dictatorship and Human Rights Violations in Latin America. Coming to Terms with the Past in Chile and Argentina”. In: Art & Thought, Fikrun Wa Fann. Cultural Magazine for the Dialogue with the Arabic World (Journal of the Goethe-Institute) Special Issue on “Coming to Terms with the Past”, No. 98, p. 31-36, 2013 (also published in Arabic and Farsi), online

“The Influence of Human Rights Discourses and Practices from the Southern Cone on the Confrontation with the Franco Dictatorship in Spain.” In: Human Security Perspectives, No. 1, p. 84-90, October 2011, online

“Der öffentliche Umgang mit der Franco-Diktatur in Spanien” [Public Remembrance of the Franco Dictatorship in Spain]. In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte (APuZ), Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, No. 36, p. 33-38, September 2010, online

“Die Verschwundenen des Spanischen Bürgerkriegs: Zwischen globalen Normen und lokalen Erinnerungsdiskursen” [The Disappeared from the Spanish Civil War: Between Global Norms and Local Memory Discourses]. In: WeltTrends. Zeitschrift für internationale Politik, No. 68, p. 13-18, September 2009.

“La memoria de la Guerra Civil española a los setenta años de su comienzo” [The Memory of the Spanish Civil War Sixty Years After its Beginning]. In: Iberoamericana. América Latina–España–Portugal, No. 25, p. 184-189, May 2007, online

Recent Book Chapters 

“The Selectivity of Universal Jurisdiction: The History of Transnational Human Rights Prosecutions in Latin America and Spain.” In: Quataert, Jean H./Wildenthal, Lora (eds.): The Routledge History of Human Rights, New York: Routledge, p. 507-522, 2019.

“Spaniens Übergang zur Demokratie und Westintegration: Von der ausbleibenden Auseinandersetzung mit der Franco-Diktatur zur Abkehr vom Transitionskonsens. [Spain's Transition to Democracy and Integration to Europe. From a Lack of Official Politics of Coming to Terms with the Past to a Rejection of the Transition Consensus]. In: Ganzemüller, Jörg (ed.): Europas vergessene Diktaturen? Diktatur und Diktaturüberwindung in Spanien, Portugal und Griechenland, Weimar/Berlin: Böhlau Verlag, p. 113-130, 2018.

“Memorias familiares, identidades reprimidas y la vida política de los cadáveres: El significado actual de las narrativas de parentesco en las exhumaciones de la Guerra Civil española” [Family Memories, Repressed Identities and the Political Life of Dead Bodies. The Current Significance of Kinship Narratives at Exhumations from the Spanish Civil War]. In: Gatti, Gabriel/Mahlke, Kirsten (eds.): Sangre y filiación en los relatos del dolor [Blood and Filiation in Narratives of Pain]. Frankfurt a. M.: Verfuert, Iberoamericana, p. 115-131, 2018.

“La ‘Querella Argentina’ y la represión franquista: memorias locales, procesos de justicia transnacionales y ‘efectos rebote’”[The Argentine Complaint and the Francoist Repression: Local Memories, transnational memory processes and ‘boomerang effects’]. In: Eser, Patrick/Schrott, Angela/Winter, Ulrich (eds.): Transiciones democráticas y memoria en el mundo hispánico. Miradas transatlánticas: historia, cultura, política. [Democratic Transitions and memory in the Hispanic world. Tranatlantic view: History, Culture, Politics]. Frankfurt a. M.: Peter Lang, Estudios hispánicos en el contexto global, p. 235-252, 2018.

“Die späte Auseinandersetzung mit der Franco-Vergangenheit” [Late Transitional Justice. Dealing with the Francoist past in Spain]. In: Mihr, Anja/Pickel, Gert/Pickel, Susanne (eds.): Handbuch Transitional Justice. Aufarbeitung von Unrecht - hin zur Rechtsstaatlichkeit und Demokratie, Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, p. 275-293, 2018.

“Von Nürnberg nach Madrid? Transnationale Vergangenheitspolitik und universelle Gerichtsbarkeit zur juristischen Auseinandersetzung mit der Franco-Diktatur” [From Nuremberg to Madrid? Transnational Politics with the Past and Coming to Terms with the Franco Dictatorship Through Universal Jurisdiction].  In: Ganzemüller, Jörg (ed.): Recht und Gerechtigkeit. Die strafrechtliche Aufarbeitung der Diktaturen in Europa, Weimar/Berlin: Böhlau Verlag, p. 231-251, 2017. 

“Del ‘caso Pinochet’ a los desaparecidos de la Guerra Civil: La influencia de los discursos sobre los Derechos Humanos del Cono Sur en el debate español sobre el pasado franquista (1998-2012)” [From the Pinochet Case to the Disappeared of the Spanish Civil War. The Influence of Human Rights Discourses from the Southern Cone on the Spanish Debate about the Franco past]. In: Macé, Jean François/Martínez Zauner, Mario (eds.): Pasados de violencia política. Memoria, discurso y puesta en escena [Pasts of Political Violence. Memory, Discourse and Performance], Madrid: Anexo editorial, p. 257-279, 2016.

Kontakt

Tel.: 07531 88-5805
E-Mail: ulrike.capdepon[at]uni-konstanz.de

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