LALS hosts webinar on illegal political-economic networks in Guatemala
Please join the Latin American and Latin American Studies program for a discussion with Juan Francisco Sandoval Alfaro, the former head of Guatemala’s Special Prospectors Office Against Impunity, where he worked for over 10 years for prosecute criminal politico-economic networks. After being forcibly removed from his post without explanation in July, he continued to be persecuted for his role in the investigations. Sandoval will discuss how illegal political-economic networks are created and maintained at 4:00 p.m. (PST) / 6:00 p.m. (CST) on Thursday, October 21, via Zoom. To participate, register in advance.
This webinar is presented by the Latin American and Latin American Studies Program in partnership with the Center for the Study of the Peoples of the Americas at California State University, Northridge. It is part of a series of webinars featuring influential figures and activists from Guatemala that will run throughout the academic year. For any questions regarding accessibility or accommodation, please contact Alicia Estrada at [email protected] For any questions regarding the webinar series and / or the Latin American and Latin American Studies program, please contact Associate Professor Yajaira M. Padilla at [email protected]
The Latin American and Latin American Studies Program is an interdisciplinary and ethnic studies program hosted within the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the U of A. The LALS program provides in-depth exposure to key geographic regions, historical trajectories, social fashions, languages and political, economic and cultural systems of Latin America and the Latin American United States The program offers co-major and minor course tracks. For more information, please visit fulbright.uark.edu/area-studies/latin-american-and-latino-studies.
The Center for the Study of the Peoples of the Americas at California State University, Northridge, promotes the interest and knowledge of people descended from Latin American communities, whether of Latin American, Asian or European origin, African or Native, in the United States and south of the border. CESPA is committed to better understanding the creation and cross-border movements and development of cultures, identities and border economies.