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Kirsten Weld is a professor of history at Harvard University and the author of the award-winning Paper Cadavers: The Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala. Her work centers struggles over inequality, justice, historical memory, and social inclusion in the twentieth-century Americas, with a particular focus on the politics of historical knowledge production. She is currently writing a book about the impact and afterlives of the Spanish Civil War in Latin America.
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