Argentine Borderlands: Relationships Between Torturers and Desaparecidos Under the Military Junta
Under the brutal rule of the military junta in Argentina from 1976 to 1983, hundreds of secret torture camps were established to interrogate and imprison suspected agitators and ‘subversives’. Kat Jivkova examines the relationship between prisoners and guards in these camps and the intriguing ways in which the boundaries between the two groups oftentimes blurred.
Argentine Women and Mass Political Participation in the Late-Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Centuries
Written by Hanna Derouin. Women’s increasing engagement in Argentine politics paradoxically emerged through traditional gender roles. From schooling to the figure of Eva Peron, Argentinian women used their positions as mothers and caregivers to establish themselves politically.