Carmen Susana Cantera

Carmen Susana Cantera

Carmen Susana Cantera

Professor and graduate in History from the Universidad Nacional de La Pampa and PhD in History from the Universidad Nacional del Sur. She is a research professor at the Interdisciplinary Institute of American and European Studies (IDEAE) of the Faculty of Human Sciences of the Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, of which she is co-director. At the same Faculty, she is a Regular Associate Professor in the Argentine History I department. Author of the book Despots, invaders, usurpers and anarchists. Representaciones rioplatenses de los ‘otros’: enemigos y extranjeros durante las primeras décadas del siglo XIX (2016). As co-editor, the following books stand out: Identidades socioculturales en América Latina (2011), Combatir al otro: el Río de la Plata en épocas de antagonismos (2017) and Implicar al otro. Espacio, territorio y poder entre la colonia y las Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata (2021). She has directed research projects since 2003 and participated as a researcher in PICT (Agency) and PGI (UNS) projects. Currently, she directs the project: “La construcción de espacios políticos sudamericanos: discursos, representaciones e identidades”. The problem that has guided the research has been the sociocultural organization and production, with particular attention to the analysis of imaginaries and discourses that necessarily involve power relations.