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Unpacking Latin America

Unpacking Latin America is a monthly podcast hosted by Prof. Vicky Murillo on the exciting research produced by Columbia scholars about Latin American history, culture and politics, which helps our understanding of the contemporary challenges of the region. It is produced in English and selectively in Spanish.

Feb 3, 2020

Miguel Urquiola is a professor and chair of the Department of Economics at Columbia University.  He is also a member of the faculty of the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), and of the Columbia Committee on the Economics of Education. Additionally, he is a Research Associate at the National Bureau...


Dec 9, 2019

Nara Milanich is a historian at Barnard College. Her work centers on the comparative histories of family, gender, childhood, reproduction, law, and social inequality.  She is the author of 3 books: Children of Fate: Childhood, Class, and the State in Chile, 1850-1930 (Duke University Press, 2009), The Chile...


Nov 11, 2019

 

Daniel Alarcon is a professor of Broadcast Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is the creator of RADIO AMBULANTE, an award-winning Spanish-language podcast on NPR. He has also written for HarpersThe New York Magazine, The New Yorker and Etiqueta Negra and published two...


Sep 23, 2019

Ana Maria Ochoa is an ethnomusicologist in the departments of Music and Anthropology at Columbia University. She is currently the Chair of the Music Department and is affiliated with the Center for Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University. She was born and raised in the country of Colombia. She was educated in Canada...