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Sociologist and Historian. He has focused his attention on the post-revolutionary process in Mexico, the colonial and contemporary history of the Caribbean, and the influence of new technologies on contemporary society. He was founding director of the Revista Mexicana del Caribe, 1994-2004, edited by the University of Quintana Roo, CIESAS and ECOSUR. Among his recent publications are: Quintana Roo. Historical vitality and contemporary unfolding, Millennium Library, 2016, and Quintana Roo. 200 answers about the past and present of the entity, Millennium Library, 2020 [in press].

He has a doctorate in Sociology from the Complutense University of Madrid. Professor-researcher attached to the Department of Public Administration Studies (DEAP) of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte and member of the SNI (level III). He was coordinator of the Multilevel Policies for the Return and Reinsertion of Mexican Migrants and Their Families (2018-2019) project, carried out by El Colef under the auspices of the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH). His publications include the books Puentes that unite and walls that separate. Bordering, securitization and processes of change on the borders of Mexico and Brazil (coordinator; in press); Changing creed in contexts of mobility: the interconnections between migration and religious change, Alberto Hernández, Liliana Rivera Sánchez and Olga Odgers Ortiz (coord.) El Colef / Colmex (2017); Lines, limits and boundaries. A look at the borders from Latin America, Alberto Hernández and Amalia E. Campos (coord.), Colef / CIESAS (2014); the author's book Northern Border: Scenarios of religious diversity, El Colef / Colmich (2013). Email:

He obtained his doctorate in Communication at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), United States. He is a member of the National System of Researchers, Level I. Research lines: Communication systems and social practices; subjectivity, meaning and power. Among his most important publications are: "Media Consumption in the Americas", Inter-American Routledge Handbook Rethinking the Americas. London: Routledge (2019) and "The use of new technologies in young Mexican Americans in the San Diego region". In Youth, technological devices, and digital (hyper) communication: the sociocultural uses and effects of e-ICTs, coordinated by Guillermo Alonso, 189-216. Tijuana: Colegio de la Frontera Norte (2019).

Doctor in Social Anthropology from the University of Manchester, her research topics are socio-economic processes, the environment, political and legal anthropology, visual ethnography, socio-environmental conflicts, rights and representation of indigenous peoples and communities and contemporary political identities. Among his featured publications are: Racism, Exclusion, Xenophobia and Cultural Diversity on the United States-Mexico Border (Alejandra Navarro and Carlos Vélez-Ibañez, 2010); Looking at the sun. Towards a configuration of the Mexican-US migration phenomenon (2001); "Collective rights and prior consultation: Cucapá territory and fishing resources in Baja California" in Colombian Journal of Sociology (Navarro Smith, A., Bravo Espinosa, Y and López-Sagástegui, 2014); “Recognition of differentiated rights in the central Mexican legal culture. Notes from the cucapá case ”in Field diary (2014); "Fishing legislation and obstacles to the recognition of rights to the preferential use of natural resources of the Cucapá people" in Journal of Studies and Research on the Americas (Navarro, Alejandra., Yacotzin Bravo and Catalina López-Sagástegui, 2013); "Contemporary cucapá fishermen: research and collaborative video in a conflict scenario" in Anthropological Horizons (2013); "Representation and visual anthropology: videos and construction of meanings about the cucapá" in Chilean Journal of Visual Anthropology (2012); "Conflict and distance: critical notes of readings and anthropological work" in Latin American Research review, Journal of the Latin American Studies Association (2012); “Sailing against the current. The cucapás and environmental legislation ”in Cultural (Navarro Smith, Alejandra; Alberto Tapia and Everardo Garduño, 2010).

PhD in Communication from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. She is currently a professor-researcher in the Division of State and Society Studies at the University of Guadalajara. The central research topics are: Hegemonic discourses, public policies and cultural diversity. Analysis of oral, written, photographic and image speeches. Featured Posts: Between voices. Education snippets (2007); The genie in the bottle (1984); Looks interviews (2002); "Books for the Wixáritari: A history of integration, exclusion and emancipation" in Communication and society (2013); Readers and formation of citizenships in Mexico: "Observations on the National Program Reading Rooms of CONACULTA" in Border studies (2013); "Drawing gods in two communicative contexts" in Communication and society (2009); "Indigenous photography in the rituals of social interaction" in Communication and society (2006).

Franco-Mexican (Paris, 1972). She is an economist and anthropologist, professor-researcher at CIESAS-Noreste since 2003. Her main line of research focuses on the intersection between migration, gender and ethnicity. Since 2004 he has headed several research projects on indigenous people in the Monterrey metropolitan area and domestic workers in Latin America, with the support of the National Council for Science and Technology and at the request of the National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples. In 2011 and 2012, he participated in the development of a legal framework on indigenous rights in Nuevo León. Since 2015, she has been investigating the relationship between public security, human rights and forced displacement. He is a member of the National System of Researchers (Level 2) and of the Mexican Academy of Sciences (Humanities Section).

Doctor from Granada Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Manchester, England. He is a professor-researcher at the Autonomous University of the State of Morelos. His central research topics are visual anthropology, political violence and community reconstruction processes and access to justice in the Mayan region. His main publications include the following books, co-authored with Rachel Sieder: Dos Justicias: interlegal and intercultural coordination in Guatemala (2012); Authority, autonomy and indigenous law in postwar Guatemala (2011). The articles in periodical publications "Mayan law and community video: experiences of collaborative anthropology" in Icons (2012); "Reflexions of an Ethnographic Filmaker-Maker: An Interview with Paul Henley, Director of the Granada Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Manchester", in American Anthropologist (2009); "Visual anthropology. Distance or closeness with the anthropological subject?", In New Anthropology (2007). And the book chapter "Sharing Anthropology: Collaborative Video Experience among Maya Film-makers in Post-war Guatemala" in Visual Interventions: Applied Visual Anthropology (Sarah Pink ed.), (2007). Also among his works include ethnographic documentaries Two Justices (Guatemala, 38 min. 2012); K'ixba'l (Shame) (Guatemala 37 min. 2010); with Mainor Pacay, Rub'el Kurus (Under the Cross) co-production sponsored by the European Foundation for Human Rights, the Association of Friends of Development and Peace, and Ak'Kutan: “Bartolomé de las Casas” Center, Cobán, Guatemala (1997). The latter deserved the first prize in the Second Icaro Festival for video creation, in the non-professional category. Antigua Guatemala (September 1999); as well as second place in the Indigenous Category in the Millennium Hispanic-American Meeting of Independent Video Documentary. Mexico City (June 2000).

Doctor in Sociology from the Complutense University of Madrid. She is a professor-researcher at San Diego State University and El Colegio de la Frontera Norte. His main lines of research include cultural processes on the northern border of Mexico, the visual arts, the media, identities and the study of gender. His most recent books are: Álvaro Huerta, Norma Iglesias Prieto and Donatha Brown (eds.), Contemporary Issues for People of Color Surviving and Thriving in the US Today. Volume 5: Immigration and Migration (2016, in press); Visual Arts Emergencies in Tijuana. Volume I. Global contexts and creativity (2008) Some of the most recent articles published in academic journals: The US-Mexico Border and Children's Social Imaginary: An Analysis of Wacha el Border and Beyond the Border ”, in The American Studies Journal (Heidelberg, 2012); “Transfrontera: The US-Mexican Border as Transnational Spacethe-US-Mexico-border-and-childrens-social-imaginary /; "Transcending Limits: The US-Mexico Border in Film." FIAR: Forum for Inter-American Research (Bielefeld, 2010). Some of his most recent book chapters: "Cross-border and creative processes" in José Manuel Valenzuela (ed.), Cross-borders: The borders of the world and cultural processes (2014); "Coming and Going: Transborder Visual Art in Tijuana", Rosana Blanco-Cano and Rita E. Urquijo-Ruiz (eds.), In Global Mexican Cultural Productions. (2011); "The Other Side of the Line", M. Dear, J. Ketchum, S. Luria, and D. Richardson (eds.), In GeoHumanities: Art, History and Text at the Edge of Place (2011); "Transborderisms: Practices that Tear Down Walls", Ronald Real, in Border Wall as Architecture (2016, in press); Dario Seiguer and Norma Iglesias Prieto, “Commuter Workers, Transborder Workers, or Transmigrants in the US-Mexican Border”, in Contemporary Issues for People of Color: Surviving and Thriving in the US Today (Vol. 5 Immigration and Migration) (In press).

Doctor in Anthropology from the Universidad Iberoamericana. The central research topics are: Epigraphy and analysis of ethnohistoric sources, ethnohistory, historical, political and cultural processes. His publications include: The Map of Coatlichan in Mexican Archeology (2013); A historical record in the multicolored images of the Mexican fund of the National Library of France in Codices and writings of Ancient Mexico (2012); The Quinatzin map. Justice and human rights in ancient Mexico (2004); The Quinatzin map. From brave warriors to wise and powerful rulers (2001); General history of the State of Mexico, pre-Hispanic era, S. XVI (1999).

Doctor from UNAM (1992). He is a Research Professor at CIESAS and at the Faculty of Philosophy, Letters of the UNAM and a subject professor at the College of History and the Division of Postgraduate Studies in History. He has a specialty in political processes and culture during the Mexican 19th and 20th centuries. It also deals with the history of drugs in Mexico, social discourse and intolerance, between l850-l940, as well as some aspects of the history of photography and cinema in Mexico and in Latin America. He has published 24 books and more than one hundred scientific articles that deal, among other topics, on the history of popular and peasant movements during the Mexican Revolution, the presence of German and Spanish interests in Mexico and their links with conservative groups, their relationships international and internal organization. For more than thirty years he has studied various aspects of popular culture, daily life and nationalism throughout the 19th and 20th centuries in both Mexico and Latin America. Main or most recent publications: Hispanismo and Falange, the imperial dreams of the Spanish right and Mexico (l992), Stamps of Mexican Popular Nationalism; Essays on popular culture and nationalism (1st ed. 1994-2nd ed. 2004), Historians of Mexico in the 20th century (1995); Habits, norms and scandal; Press, crime and drugs during the late Porfiriato (1997); Yerba, gum and powder. Drugs, environments and police in Mexico 1900-1940. (1999); Avatars of cultural nationalism (2000, García Cubas Award from the INAH, 2001); Mexicans between two centuries (2003); Popular expressions and cultural stereotypes in Mexico, XIX and XX centuries. Ten Essays (2007); Everyday life, Imaginaries and Contexts. Essays of history and culture in Mexico 1850-1950 (2009); End of centuries End of cycles? (2013, coordinated in collaboration with Leticia Reina); Looks, hopes and contradictions. Mexico and Spain 1898-1948 (2013); Contemporary Mexico 1808-2014, Volume 4. Culture (2015); The fandango and its cultivators: essays and interviews (2015); Y Tolerance and prohibition. Approaches to the social and cultural history of drugs in Mexico 1840-1940 (2016).

Doctor in Social Sciences from the Colegio de México, he is currently a professor-researcher in the Department of Cultural Studies at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte. The central areas of research: Culture and identity, cultural borders, social movements, youth cultures, urban sociology and popular culture. His most recent publications are: The system is anti-us. Youth cultures, movements and resistance (2015); Juvenicide, Ayotzinapa and precarious lives in Latin America and Spain (2015); Cross-borders. Frontiers of the world and cultural processes (2014); Youth Troops. Cross-border cultures and identities (coordinator, 2014); Welcome friends to Tijuana. Graffiti on the border (2012); “Tijuana makes me happy. Pastiches, palimpsests and cultural sampling ”in Voices of Mexico (2013); "Narcoculture, violence and socio-anthropological sciences" in Contempt (2012); "Narco (Corridos), melodrama and popular culture" in Versants (2010); "Corrido / Narcotrafic" in Sons of the Mediterranean (2008); "Cultural studies and the challenges of globalization" in Latin American Studies Association (2006).

He is an ethnologist specializing in ethnohistory and holds a master's degree in Anthropological Sciences from the National School of Anthropology and History, and a doctorate in Anthropological Sciences from [versalitas]ciesas[/versalitas]-Mexico. He is a founding member of the Department of Anthropology at [versalitas]uam[/versalitas]-Iztapalapa and [versalitas]ciesas[/versalitas]-Southeast, and the University of Sciences and Arts of Chiapas, as well as contributing to the reorganization of the Chiapas Institute of Culture. He has taught anthropology in several Latin American countries, in Spain and in Mexican universities. He has published books, essays, articles, reviews and popularization texts; he is a member of the National System of Researchers.

Doctor of Social Sciences (El Colegio de la Frontera Norte [COLEF], Mexico). Member of the National System of Researchers (SNI) of Conacyt (National Council of Science and Technology, Mexico). His most recent publications are the coordination of Bricks, errors and memory. Industrial heritage theory (2015, Mexico, COLEF), The authorship of Monterrey through its streets. A review from the social sciences (2015, Mexico, Colef / Conarte / Conaculta) and the article “The textile industry in Monterrey, Mexico. The formation of heritage landscapes of the present ” Abacus. Journal of Culture and Social Sciences, 88: 162-168. He is a researcher at the Department of Cultural Studies (DEC) of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF), Mexico.

She has a degree in social anthropologist, graduated from the National School of Anthropology and History. Throughout almost three decades of professional work, she has been a subject professor at the ENAH and other public universities on topics of the history of anthropology, research methodology and ethics and good practices for anthropologists. He has 29 years of service in the federal public administration, occupying various academic-administrative positions both in the Center for Research and Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) and in the Secretary of Public Education. In terms of publishing and publications, he has coordinated editorial collections related to the revitalization of indigenous languages and intercultural education, as well as their promotion and consultation. As of February 2021, she is in charge of the office of the CIESAS Diffusion and Publications Subdirectorate, the area responsible for coordinating the selection process, production of publications, sale and promotion of the editorial stock of this academic publisher.

Currently she is coordinator of the publications department of El COLEF

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