Monthly Archives: June 2011

Why Argentina? part 2: juicio y castigo

“I am terrified by the fragility of human destiny:  in one stroke, in an instant, life is changed forever, the individual has neither a vote nor a voice:  a kidnapping on horseback, a Gestapo official knocking at the door, a … Continue reading

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Why Argentina? 1993-2009

I can’t count the number of times I’ve been asked this question in the last four months.  I’m going to try to answer it here because it’s a sensible query, given the almost 200 countries and many indigenous nations and … Continue reading

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Death flights: A tour of ESMA, Buenos Aires, May 18, 2011

In May 2011, I took part in an incredible two-week study tour of Buenos Aires, Argentina, one of my favorite places in the world.  The trip was offered as a graduate-level course through the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and was … Continue reading

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Snapshots of Buenos Aires: May 17, 2011: Español 4D, cartoneros, & mate in the park

In May 2011, I was fortunate to have been able to take part in an incredible two-week study tour of Buenos Aires, Argentina, one of my favorite places in the world.  The trip was offered as a graduate-level course through … Continue reading

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