ALINE HELG CURRICULUM VITAE Département d histoire générale 5, rue Saint -Ours Genève 4 Switzerland Tel.: E-mail: Aline. Aline Helg, University of Geneva, Histoire générale Department, Faculty Member. Studies Fiction, Mexico History, and Lucha Libre. Aline Helg. Our Rightful Share: The Afro-Cuban Struggle for Equality, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, $ (cloth), ISBN.
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Aline Helg works with Gloria Rolando on a film about the massacre: Click here to sign up. University of South Carolina Press. Florida Gulf Coast University, 18 October. The event effectively ended Afro-Cubans’ political organization along racial lines, and Helg stresses that although some cultural elements of African origin were integrated into official Cuban culture, true racial equality has remained elusive.
Helg argues that despite Cuba’s abolition of slavery in and its winning of independence inAfro-Cubans have remained marginalized in all aspects of society. University of North Carolina Press. Memorias de un simposio, Ginebra, Suiza,organizado por Aline Helg ” La Mejorana y la independencia cubana: Breaking the Silencea documentary series whose production she helped finance.
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Theory, Policies, and Popular Reaction. Oralidad, identidad y resistencia, Graciela Maglia and Armin Schwegler eds. A 3-year ProDoc Program financed by the Swiss National Fund for the interdisciplinary training of graduate students in Human Geography, Social Sciences and in Cultural Studies through workshops, field research, and network building.
The Bourbon Reforms and their Climax in Cuba.
The event effectively ended the Afro-Cuban’s political organization along racial lines, and Helg stresses that although some cultural elements of African origin were integrated into official Cuban culture, true racial equality has remained elusive. History, Spanish, Political Science Memorias de un simposio, Ginebra, Suiza,organizado por Aline Helg.
El Partido Independiente de Color y la masacre de en la memoria cubana.
Our Rightful Share
Colonial Latin American Historical Review, vol. It is fair to say that it was Aline Helg’s book helb launched the commemoration of The Afro-Cuban Struggle for Equality, “for the best book on Caribbean history published in the last two years. Challenges of transdisci- plinary interdisciplinary and collaborative research. Latin American Studies Association.
Fagg, American Historical Association. Planeta Colombiana Editorial S. Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois, 11 September. Caribbean Colombia and Early Nation Building, Her second book, Our Rightful Share. Independence and nation building. Log In Sign Up. Aline Helg is a professor of contemporary history at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Aline Helg served as advisor to Gloria Rolando on her feature film dealing with the Independents of Color and the massacre: Review at Trinity College www.
Socioeconomic and cultural history of Cuba, 18thth centuries. She challenges Cuba’s well-established myth of racial equality and shows that racism is deeply rooted in Cuban Creole society. Helg argues that divisions within the lower and upper classes, silence on the issue of race, and Afro-Colombians’ preference for individual, local, and transient forms of resistance resulted in particular spheres of popular autonomy but prevented the development of an Afro-Caribbean identity in the region and a cohesive challenge to Andean Colombia.
South and Cuba at the Turn of the Century. Financed by the John D. University Press of Mississippi. After the wars for independence, in which they fought en masse, Afro-Cubans demanded change politically by forming the first national black party in the Western Hemisphere. A Reflection on Space and Time. La lucha de los negros y mulatos por la igualdad en Cuba, Considering cities such as Cartagena and Santa Marta, the rural communities along the Magdalena River, and the vast uncontrolled frontiers, Helg illuminates an understudied Latin American region and reintegrates Colombia into the history of the Caribbean.
Racial Processes in the Americas and the Transformation of U. Lewis Memorial Award from the Caribbean Studies Association, given “to an outstanding book that addresses a Pan-Caribbean problem issue. The Afro-Cuban Struggle for Equality, “for an outstanding book that addresses a Pan-Caribbean problem or issue. Research work in Cuba and Argentina.
It just won the the Gordon K. Sabine Kradolfer Morales University of Lausanne. Reflexiones sobre su historiaCartagena, November. It is fair to say that this book rescued a crucial episode for understanding Cuban history right out from oblivion, for the memory of the Massacre, “El Doce,” and the events leading up to it had been repressed from both the neocolonial republic and the one created after Conference of Latin American Historians. Yet the country is commonly viewed as a nation of Andeans, whites, and mestizos peoples of mixed Spanish and indigenous Indian ancestry.