Mexico's Disappeared Crisis

Thursday, November 9, 2023 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

9:30 am Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Claudio Lomnitz

10 am Keynote Address

Karla Quintana, "Searching for the Disappeared as a State's Reaction" 

11 am - 1 pm Session 1: Disappearance as a Problem of and for the Law

Moderator: Claudio Lomnitz
José Ramón Cossío (Spanish), "Problemas Jurídicos de la Desaparición Forzada en México"
Emilia Molina (Spanish), "Las personas juzgadoras como autoridades buscadoras en casos de desaparición forzada"
2:30 - 4:30 pm Session 2: Current Social Science Research Questions
Moderator: Nara Milanich
Elena Azaola, "Disappearances in Mexico City"
Claudio Lomnitz, "Research Question: The Disappearance if Gang Members in Zacatecas"
Diego Petersen (Spanish), "Leva y desaparicion forzada: los campos de entrenamiento y exterminio del crimen organizado"
4:45 - 5:45 pm Session 3: The Work of Mexico’s Disappeared Practicum
Moderator: Naor Ben-Yehoyada
Practicum Student Groups: Political Economy, Zone of Silence, and Criminology


5:45 pm Closing Remarks

Dean Miguel Urquiola
Sponsored by the Institute of Latin American Studies, with co-sponsorship support from the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Department of Anthropology.