Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London
Cecilia is an Argentinean sociologist and cultural journalist. She obtained an MA in Critical and Creative Analysis (Distinction, Goldsmiths College, University of London) and a PhD in Drama (Queen Mary, University of London), awarded the AHGBI best thesis publication prize.
She currently works as the postdoctoral researcher for the British Academy research project ‘Documentality and Display: Archiving and curating the violent past in contemporary Argentina, Chile and Colombia’. She is also affiliated to Royal Holloway, University of London as a postdoctoral researcher for the project ‘Staging Difficult Pasts’ as well as working as a consultant for the AHRC project ‘Screening Violence. A Transnational Study of Post-Conflict Imaginaries’ (Newcastle University).
Her first monograph is entitled Queering Acts of Mourning in the Aftermath of Argentina’s Dictatorship (Tamesis Books, 2014) and she has published extensively at the crossroads of memory, performance and affect, including articles in journals Memory Studies, Theory, Culture and Society, Feminist Theory, Subjectivity and Cultural Studies.