Learn all about the 2019 youth-led protests in Chile. What were these protests all about? How and why did young protestors take to the streets of Chile to demand change? Included in this livestream will be a discussion on the legacy of Augusto Pinochet, forced disappearances, and the use of graffiti for political mobilization. Our featured guest Dr. Indira Palacios-Valladares received her MA and PhD in Political Science at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she specialized in comparative politics with an emphasis on Latin America. She has published on issues pertaining Chilean labor politics and women’s social and political participation in Latin America. Dr. Palacios’ current research focuses on Latin-American student movements.

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