Javier González Arellano. Researcher of the IIPSS Latin American Memories Program.

Political scientist and master in advanced human rights studies at the University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M).

His research interests focus on the relationship between memory, justice and human rights, with special emphasis on transitional justice, historical injustices and crimes against humanity.

Since 2018, he has been the coordinator of the Seminar on Critical Theory (seminarioteoriacritica.com) at the Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Institute (UC3M).

He recently published the book Golpes a la memoria. Escritos sobre la posdictadura chilena (Barcelona: TEGE-IIPSS ,2019).

In Chile, he was a consultant on sites of memory and human rights for the National Institute of Human Rights (INDH), co-researcher for the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT), research assistant in human rights and policies of memory for the Center for Political Analysis and Research (CAIP), and consultant in vulnerable groups for the Ministry of Social Development (Chile). He also worked as assistant professor at the Central University of Chile in the chairs of Theory of International Relations, Latin American Political Systems and Theory of the State and Government.

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