Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Edward Murphy – Specters of Neoliberalism: Memory and Urban Restructuring in Santiago, Chile

Thursday, March 7, 2019

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Watch on Watson's YouTube Channel. McKinney Conference Room, 111 Thayer Street

Edward Murphy is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at Michigan State University. His research and teaching explores themes of mass urbanization, inequality, domesticity, state formation, and political economy, with a particular focus on the property regimes of low-income groups. While rooted in the concerns and approaches of Latin American historiography, he also drawa on the perspectives of other disciplines, especially anthropology. He has primarily focused on Chilean history since the 1950s, but has also produced scholarship on Guatemala.