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Images and Identities Across Time and Space

Photography in Latin America Images and Identities Across Time and Space – An Introduction INGRID KUMMELS AND GISELA CÁNEPA KOCH Case studies tracing current uses of historical photographs taken several decades ago in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Brazil demonstrate their value as key sites of memory politics, ethnographic imagination and the negotia- tion of identity. Anthropologists who participated in these processes and analyzed them as part of their ethnographic research are the contributing authors in this volume. During this time the

Film (Co)Production in Latin America and European Festivals The Cases of Production Companies Fabula & Control Z MINERVA CAMPOS In the late 1980s, the Rotterdam International Film Festival launched the Hubert Bals Fund with the intention of supporting films shot in pe­ ripheral regions. During these two decades many other festivals have created similar programs and film producers are increasingly using these funding mechanisms to finish their films and, at the same time, achieve exposure on the circuit. In the case of Latin America, which is one of the so

159 The Americanization of Argentine and Latin American Social Sciences TOMÁS VÁRNAGY Contemporary Internat ional izat ion Pract ices in Lat in America Globalization establishes a dominant paradigm that, combined with the reforms in higher education in Latin America and the intervention of funding agencies, helps to create a social science community that serves the needs of the richer countries in the North instead of its own in the poorer South. Whatever globalization means, it is primarily a homoge- nizing process, and according to Ron Kassimir, »the

124 Between Favela Chic and Autonomy. Design in Latin America Gui Bonsiepe “Theories do have political implications.”1 From a Western perspective, it often seemed obvious to read the develop- ment of design in so-called periphery countries2 – once condescendingly dubbed ‘developing countries’ – as the same process as the development of ‘the centre’, just staggered by several decades. Such a simplifying view, how- ever, fails to do justice to reality. The reflections below are intended to offer a differentiated picture of the relationships, ranging from complex

135 The Current Internationalization of the Social Sciences in Latin America: Old Wine in New Barrels? HEBE VESSURI Introduct ion In this first decade of the twenty-first century, the social sciences in Lat- in America are split over debates about what problems they should study and what theories and methods should be used to study them. Added to this are the perennial loci classici of state, sovereignty, and nationalism, and the enduring interest in the researcher’s autonomy juxtaposed with accountability, relevance, and the search for new methodologies

Architectural Heritage (2003), the Québec Declaration on the Preservation of the Spirit of the Place (2008), and The Valletta Principles for the Safeguarding and Management of Historic Cities, Towns and Urban Areas (2011). Historic Urban Landscape in Twentieth Century World Heritage Latin American University Cities: Mexico City and Caracas Louise Noelle 156 recognized by UNESCO, including the university campuses, which will be the subject of this study.2 Thus, within the precepts of the Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape (2011), the realization of a

ZiG | Zeitschrift für interkulturelle Germanistik 6|2015|H1 | © transcript 2015 Angemaßte Autorschaft Der Nationalsozialismus, der Kolonialismus und das Sprechen der Subalternen in Michael Krügers Roman Himmelfarb Axel Dunker Abstract In his novel Himmelfarb, Michael Krüger tells the story of a pretended authorship: A young Nazi anthropologist publishes under his own name the manuscript of his exiled Jewish com- panion that he mistakes for having died during their expedition to Latin America. Read in a postcolonial context and against the background of Gayatri

Frauen als Opfer der argentinischen Staatsrepression (1975-1983)