Psicóloga (Universidad de Guanajuato), Magíster en Psicología Comunitaria (Universidad de Chile) y Doctora en Estudios Americanos (Universidad de Santiago de Chile). Profesora e investigadora de la UC Temuco. Línea de investigación: Género, organización social del cuidado y asociacionismo productivo de mujeres rurales en la Araucanía. Estudia la relación entre las actividades reproductivas, propias del ámbito doméstico y del cuidado, y las actividades productivas de las familias rurales. Su interés se centra en generar iniciativas que, con base en un sustrato científico y orientación a la innovación, permitan a las mujeres disfrutar de mejores condiciones para conciliar la vida familiar y laboral con su desarrollo personal.
PABLO MARIMÁN QUEMENADO
Docente del departamento de antropología de la UCT. Es Profesor de historia, geografía y educación cívica por la U. de la Frontera (Temuko). Magister en Etnohistoria y Doctor en Historia de Chile por la U. de Chile (Santiago). Su docencia e investigación están centrados en el estudio y divulgación de la Historia mapuche y sus relaciones interétnicas contemporáneas (siglos XIX al XXI). Es co fundador e integrante de organismos como el Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones-Comunidad de Historia Mapuche y la Asociación de Investigación y Desarrollo Mapuche.
MARÍA CECILIA FERNÁNDEZ
Doctora en Ciencias Humanas con mención Discurso y Cultura, por la Universidad Austral de Chile. Magíster en Desarrollo Humano Local y Regional, por la Universidad de La Frontera. Asistente Social, por la Universidad de La Frontera. Académica del Departamento de Trabajo Social , Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades de la UC Temuco. Investigadora responsable del proyecto FONDECYT de Iniciación Androcentrismo en el discurso escolar. Análisis multimodal de la negociación de significados valorativos en el proceso de enseñanza y aprendizaje de la historia (2016 – 2018) y del Fondecyt Regular Segregación de género en la elección de estudios superiores. Análisis de factores internos y externos que influyen en las trayectorias vocacionales de estudiantes secundarios/as chilenos/as (2019 – 2022). Líneas de investigación: género y educación; androcentrismo en el discurso escolar; feminismos, género y estudios del discurso; mujeres y memorias de violencia.
HELDER BINIMELIS ESPINOZA
Licenciado en Comunicación Social (Universidad de Temuco), Magíster en Estudios Sociales y Políticos Latinoamericanos (ILADES/Universidad ALberto Hurtado, Doctor en Investigación en Ciencias Sociales con mención en Sociología (FLACSO México).
Miembro de la Red Ciencia, Tecnología y Sociedad de Chile, Miembro del Observatorio de Transparencia Regional de la Universidad Católica de Temuco, Profesor Asistente, Departamento de Trabajo Social, Universidad Católica de Temuco. Líneas de investigación: Implementación y uso de nuevas tecnologías en contextos de desigualdad y exclusión social. Gobierno Electrónico y Políticas Sociales, Políticas de Participación y Transparencia. Tecnología, familia e intimidad.
MAGALY CABROLIÉ VARGAS
Trabajo Social en la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Master en Ciencias Sociales con mención en Sociología, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales – FLACSO- México. Dra. en Estudios Latinoamericanos, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, con la tesis “Leonardo Boff, teólogo de la esperanza liberadora de América Latina”, bajo la dirección del Dr. Enrique Dussel. Postdoctorado en Étude des Sociologies Compréhensives et Phénoménologiques, CEAQ (Centre d`Etude sur L`Actuel et le Quotidien, Université René Descartes – Sorbonne Paris V), laboratorio de investigación dirigido por el profesor Michel Maffesoli.
HÉCTOR MORA NAWRATH
Héctor Mora Nawrath holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences (National University of La Plata, Argentina), an M.A. in Social Sciences (University of the Frontier), and a B.A. in Anthropology, with a minor in Applied Anthropology (UC Temuco). As a professor and researcher in UC Temuco’s Department of Anthropology, he has been the director of the Anthropology undergraduate major (2013-2017) and a researcher associated with the Center of Socio-Cultural Studies (1999-2004). His lines of research include methodology and techniques in social research, history and institutionalization of anthropology in Chile, and scientific discourse and production of alterity. He is a member of the Latin America Network of Methodologies in Social Sciences (REDMET) and the Working Group of the Latin American Association of Anthropology, “Latin American Catalogue of Undergraduate Dissertations in Social Anthropology.”
GONZALO DÍAZ CROVETTO
An anthropologist, Gonzalo Díaz Crovetto holds an M.A. (2005) and Ph.D. (2010) from the University of Brasilia. In 2013, he joined UC Temuco’s Department of Anthropology and in 2015 he became a member of the Research Center on Interethnic and Intercultural Studies. He has carried our field work and participated in research projects in Brazil, Chile, and Spain. His areas of interest include anthropological epistemology, anthropological theory and ethnography, anthropology of globalization, rural anthropology, anthropology of natural disasters, world anthropologies, and interculturality and critical debates of contemporary societies. Currently, he is the director of the Master’s Program in Anthropology at UC Temuco, a member of the Association of Anthropologists of Chile, and a board member of the Latin America Association of Anthropology.
CLAUDIO MALDONADO RIVERA
Claudio Maldonado Rivera holds a Ph.D. in Communication (Autonomous University of Barcelona), an M.A. in Communication Sciences and a B.A. in Spanish Language Education and Communication (University of the Frontier, Chile). He conducted postdoctoral research in the Advanced Program of Contemporary Culture at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. From 2015-2016, he was research director of the International Center of Advanced Studies in Communication of Latin America (CIESPAL). He currently teaches at UC Temuco, where he is a member of the Academic Committee of the Master’s and Doctoral Programs in Intercultural Studies. His lines of research include: Communication, Discourse and Interculturality; Communication, Modernity and Decoloniality; Technopolitics in Intercultural Contexts; and Latin American Communicational Thought.
An English-Spanish translator (Universidad de Playa Ancha), Fernando Wittig holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Linguistics from the Universidad de Concepción. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages at UC Temuco and a permanent researcher at NEII. His research interests encompass sociolinguistics in the Mapuche context, with projects and publications on the transmission of language in family groups, the political scenario of Mapuzugun, and the processes of linguistic socialization of Mapuche children and youth. He collaborates in the specialization area of “Languages, Mediation, and Intercultural Communication” in UC Temuco’s Master’s and Doctoral Programs in Intercultural Studies.
DANIEL QUILAQUEO RAPIMÁN
Daniel Quilaqueo Rapimán is a sociologist and holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the Sorbonne University in Paris. A full professor in the Faculty of Education at UC Temuco, he is the director of the Center of Investigation in Education in Indigenous and Intercultural Contexts (CIECII) and the director of UC Temuco’s Doctoral Program in Education. His research focuses on interculturality, indigenous and scholastic pedagogical methods, epistemology, and ethnic discrimination and prejudice.
MARIO SAMANIEGO SASTRE
Mario Samaniego Sastre holds a B.A. in Philosophy (Pontifical University of Salamanca), an M.A. in Applied Social Sciences (University of the Frontier, Chile), and further studies in Political Ethics and Philosophy (University of Chile). He is a professor and researcher in UC Temuco’s Department of Anthropology. He has participated in theoretical and practical research projects, focusing his analysis on the relationship between different expressions and practices of diversity and pluralism and current and proactive normative frameworks, particularly judicial and political, which orient and regulate communal living. This line of work has focused on contemporary and also historic problems; particularly, the ethical and political study of interethnic and intercultural relationships in the Araucanía region. Currently, he directs the project “The Debated Community: Between Post-Functionalist Thought and Intercultural Philosophy.”
RICARDO SALAS ASTRAIN
Ricardo Salas Astrain holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Louvain, where he wrote a dissertation on religious Mapuche language in light of the hermeneutics of P. Ricoeur (1989). Over the last 30 years, he has engaged in a creative dialogue with contemporary philosophical traditions, articulating intersections between Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, and Critical Theory in the field of practical reason, particularly intercultural ethics and politics of recognition. He has written various philosophical texts and his articles have been published in scientific journals in Chile and abroad. He is currently the director of UC Temuco’s Doctoral Program in Intercultural Studies.
FABIEN LE BONNIEC
Fabien Le Bonniec holds a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology and Ethnology from the School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris) and a B.A. in History, with a minor in Ethno-History from the University of Chile. He is a professor in the Department of Anthropology at UC Temuco and a permanent researcher at the Research Center on Interethnic and Intercultural Studies. His current research is related to the Chilean judicial field in contexts of interculturality and relationships between the Mapuche and State laws, combining ethnography with socio-legal analysis. He has also worked on the problem of differentiated territorialities in the context of southern Central Chile. Currently, he leads two research projects: one on justice and interculturality in southern Chile (FONDECYT N° 1170505) and another on the participative elaboration of treatment protocol for Mapuches in courts in the Araucanía region (FONDEF ID16I10424). He is also co-researcher in a project on access to justice and reformed justice in Chile from the perspective of behavioral sociology and judicial reception (FONDECYT N° 1180038).
GERTRUDIS PAYÀS PUIGARNAU
A Spanish-French-English translator and interpreter (University of Geneva), Gertrudis Payàs Puigarnau holds a Ph.D. in Translation Studies from the University of Ottawa and is currently a professor and researcher at UC Temuco as well as director of NEII. Her research interests encompass the history of translation and interpretation in Latin America. In Chile, she studies the linguistic mediation between Mapudungun and Spanish in the Colonial and Republican periods, and the cultural functions of translation in modern and contemporary contexts. She participates in Chilean and international research projects on these topics and is also a member of the University of Salamanca’s Alfaqueque research group in Interpreting Studies. She is a founding member of RELAETI (Latin American Translation and Interpretation Studies Network)
B.A. in Social Work (University of the Frontier), Ph.D. in Philosophy (Complutense University of Madrid), M.A. in Social Sciences and Regional and Local Development (Academy of Christian Humanism University-UCT). She belongs to the Juan Pablo II Center of Ethics and Social Responsibility of Temuco Catholic University. Her specialization in teaching and research integrates topics of ethics, sustainability, interculturality, and spiritualities. She participates in international networks focused on studying religions and sustainability. At UCT, she teaches in the following graduate programs: Master’s in Social Work, Master’s in Intercultural Studies, and Master’s in Religious Sciences: Pastoral Leadership and Management, as well as in the Diploma Program of Interreligious and Intercultural Studies.
Professor and researcher at UC Temuco. B.A. in Anthropology, minor in Archeology (University of Chile), M.A. and Ph.D. in Prehistoric Archeology (Autonomous University of Barcelona), and Postdoctoral Fellowship (University of Chile). Lines of research: feminist archeology and research, archeology of social reproduction, procreative and childcare work. Areas of specialization: Archaic-Formative Transition in the Central and Southern Central Andes, early agricultural societies. She is a permanent member of the ACAIA research group (Archeology of A-State Iberian and Andean Communities, UAB-UAL), in which she participates in international projects in the Nazca Valley, Peru. In Chile, she participates in the archeological research of the Tamarugal Pampa and the “October 19 Group”, focused on archeology of the present.
Spanish professor with a Ph.D. from the University of Concepción. She is a professor at the Temuco Catholic University’s Department of Languages since 2013. Her lines of research include phonetics and phonology of Spanish and language acquisition. She has carried out research projects that aim to contribute to the typological knowledge of languages and cognitive processes that underlie language acquisition.
BLAISE ELIE PANTEL
Sociologist. DEA (M.A.) in Latin American Studies, M.A. and B.A. in Sociology from the University of Toulouse Jean-Jaurès (le-Mirail), France. Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Political Science, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Temuco Catholic University. His work is focused on indigenous and Mapuche movements in Chile, their political and international strategies. Currently, he is undertaking research on two topics: environmental education in accordance with the impact of landfills in local communities and domestic waste management in Chile’s Araucanía region; and social economy and alternative community commercialization channels in the Araucanía. Lines of research: political sociology and interethnic and intercultural relationships; globalization, human rights, and indigenous peoples; sociology of public action, organizations, and social movements; and environmental sociology.
MATHIAS ÓRDENES DELGADO
Historian. He studied Pedagogy in History, Geography, and Civic Education at the University of the Frontier, in Temuco, where he also obtained an M.A. in Social Sciences. He holds a Ph.D. in Social and Political Processes in Latin America, with a mention in Political Science from ARCIS University, co-sponsored by CLACSO’s Latin American Graduate School. He was the lead researcher of the Postdoctoral FONDECT Project # 3170158, “Social History of the peasants of the post-conflict Araucanía (1883-1938). An approach to the subaltern experience of the so-called poor rotos and wingkas” (2017-2020). He has published many articles on regional economy, the Mapuche movement, agrarian reform and social history. His lines of research encompass problems that affect the Araucanía region and southern Chile from a transdisciplinary focus.
Ph.D. in History from the University of Hamburg. He is a professor and researcher at the Temuco Catholic University. Lines of research: 16th and 17th centuries, the modern period, the colonial period, chronicles and geographic relationships, historical sociolinguistics. Currently, he is beginning a research project on Colonial Chile as seen from the perspective of the Viceroyalty of Lima. He is a member of the Red Columnaria research group, participating in both the Chilean and Italian nodes.
FERNANDO FUICA GARCÍA
B.A. in Education and Philosophy, M.A. in Philosophy. He is a professor and researcher in the Department of Philosophy (Faculty of Religious Sciences and Philosophy, Temuco Catholic University). Currently, he is the Director the Philosophy major and Secretary of the UCT’s Research Ethics Committee. His primary research interests include intercultural hermeneutics, research ethics in interethnic and intercultural contexts, and bioethics. He teaches undergraduate courses in the areas of bioethics, philosophy of science, and methodology of philosophic research.
SAHARA IVETH CARREÑO CRUZ
English-French-Spanish translator and terminologist with an M.A. in Translation (University of Montreal). She is a professor and researcher in the Department of Languages at the Temuco Catholic University. Her lines of research include: corpus linguistics, terminology, technologies of translation, translation didactics. In Mexico and Montreal, she participated in lexicographic and terminological projects; in Chile, she collaborates in the processing of textual corpuses and in the construction of lexicographic resources.
SOLANGE CÁRCAMO LANDERO
Ph.D. in Human Sciences, with a mention in Discourse and Culture (Austral University of Chile), M.A. in Applied Social Sciences (University of the Frontier), Diploma in Advanced Studies in Philosophy (University of Salamanca, Spain), B.A. in Social Work (University of the Frontier). Currently a professor in the Department of Social Work at Temuco Catholic University (UCT), she is developing a line of research on “Socio-Cultural Diversity and Recognition.” She is the director of the project, “Analysis of intercultural conflict narratives based on social work in the Araucanía region” and co-researcher of the “Interdisciplinary research program on memories of conflict of Mapuche women in the Araucanía”.
Ph.D. and M.A. in “History and Civilizations” from the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris), B.A. in History from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC). His research focuses on catastrophes and their impact on the political-territorial configuration of Chile and the geopolitical analysis of southern landscapes, in particular the Strait of Magellan. Currently, he is studying the notion of Habitar and how it was constructed and represented between the Americas and Europe in the modern period. He has directed projects financed by FONDECYT, FONDART, REDES, and ECOS-Sud and is currently the director of the international network GEOPAM (www.geopam.org). He has authored several books and specialized publications.
PABLO FUENTES OPAZO
Linguist, formal semanticist, and field researcher. Visiting researcher at UCT and fellow of the Endangered Language Documentation Programme (ELDP). He holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Manchester, as well as a Ph.D. in Philosophy. His primary lines of research include semantics-syntax interface, several theoretical concepts that move between compositional semantics and the philosophy of language, and the analysis of modal constructions of Amerindian languages, especially Mapudungun. He is the head researcher of an international linguistic documentation project on the Pehuenche variant of Mapudungun, and is a close collaborator with linguist Sonia Vita, head depositor of more than ten hours of video material in the Endangered Language Archive (ELAR, University of London). He has conducted a FONDECYT Initiation Project on the thought and philosophy of Wittgenstein (11070004). He has published academic articles in journals specializing in both linguistics (International Journal of American Linguistics, Journal of Linguistics) and interdisciplinary fields (Linguistic and Philosophical Investigations).
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