PhD degree is a collective journey

What follows, it is an acknowledgment section of six pages. Six pages! Yes, because this PhD experience has been an entire-COLLECTIVE journey of crossing several oceans and a couple of deserts. It implied to unpack the many contradictions that hide within the exercise of studying Chile, social class, academia, from the USA. What a good lesson […]

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Lorem Ipsum es simplemente el texto de relleno de las imprentas y archivos de texto. Lorem Ipsum ha sido el texto de relleno estándar de las industrias desde el año 1500, cuando un impresor (N. del T. persona que se dedica a la imprenta) desconocido usó una galería de textos y los mezcló de tal […]

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 Born in the south limit of Atacama desert-Chile, I grew up thinking I wanted to be a journalist to democratize the news (de-monopolize the mass media) , which only covered what happened in the capital of Chile-Santiago. In 2007, I completed my undergraduate in journalism at the University of Santiago, with a specialization in economics. […]

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Dissertation findings in a song

Here, there is an imperfect attempt, still incomplete that summarizes a part of my dissertation. The promise of modernity installed in colonial times was a project of European minds. They have made us to believe that more sciences will make us free. But, colonial roots are strong!! Main exports are still raw, technology is not […]

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Life & Plants

There are plants that can bloom, mature, die, bloom again from everywhere. I have witnessed a huge tree emerging from a rock (the both found space for each other). I have seen plants that grow in the desert, in the middle of nowhere, in the coldest lands, even in a polluted sea. There is a […]

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Trees grow slow

Almost a year ago, I developed this video that summarizes a little bit the internalized shame of having grown up in a working class family in a highly segregated country. I hesitated a lot whether to show this piece or not. Today, it feels right to do it. See video here Special thanks to  First Generation […]

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