Main Focus

  • Entangled Histories of Colonial Frontiers (especially Spanish Empire in Latin America and the Philippines)
  • Local Law and Custom
  • Land Tenure and Property (17th-19th centuries)
  • Social Policies, Social Rights, and Labor Law (19th-20th centuries)
  • History of Historiography, Historical Methods, and Theory of History
  • Authoritarianism, Dictatorships, and Political Movements in Latin America (20th century)

European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant:

Manuel Bastias Saavedra more

Projects

Thomas Duve, Manuel Bastias Saavedra, Rômulo da Silva Ehalt, Mariana Dias Paes, Luisa Stella Coutinho, Fupeng Li, Raquel R. Sirotti more

Peter Collin, Agustín Casagrande, Manuel Bastias Saavedra more

Curriculum Vitae

Since Oct. 2019
Lecturer, Institute for Latin American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Since Oct. 2018
Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory (formerly Max Planck Institute for European Legal History), Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2016-2018
Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung

  • Zentrum für europäische Rechtspolitik (ZERP), Universität Bremen
  • Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory (formerly Max Planck Institute for European Legal History), Frankfurt am Main
  • Law Faculty, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon

2013-2016
Professor, Instituto de Historia y Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile

2009-2012
Associate Researcher, Dahlem Research School, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin

2008-2012
Doctoral Student, Lateinamerika-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin

2005-2008
MA Political and Moral Philosophy, Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile

1999-2004
History, Universidad de Chile, Santiago de Chile

1981
Born in Santiago de Chile

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