Congratulations to co-investigator Dr Gabriel Di Meglio who has been invited to be a visiting professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Dr Di Meglio’s visiting professorship coincides with the War and Nation research network events this year and our international conference on the construction of South American republics between 1780 and 1850.
Dr Di Meglio is the War and Nation researcher based at the University of Buenos Aires. He is also the director of the Museo Histórico Nacional del Cabildo de Buenos Aires y de la Revolución de Mayo. His research focuses on participation in politics in the Río de la Plata region during the first half of the 19th Century. His published work includes the books ¡Viva el bajo pueblo! La plebe urbana de Buenos Aires y la política entre la Revolución de Mayo y el rosismo (2006 ¡Mueran los salvajes unitarios! La Mazorca y la política en tiempos de Rosas (2007), Historia de las clases populares en la Argentina desde 1516 hasta 1880 (2012), and Manuel Dorrego. Vida y muerte de un líder popular (2014). He has been involved with a number of television series on historical subjects on the channel Canal Encuentro. His current research explores participation in politics in the Río de la Plata region during the first half of the 19th Century. You can read his profile here and find some of his recent publications in our list of project publications. Full text versions of the articles Di Meglio has published can be found here.