Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Work-In Progress talk by Francisco Rodolfo González Galeotti

May 11th, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Location
The Latin American Library,
4th Floor Howard Tilton Memorial Library

The Latin American Library presents a works-in-progress talk by Richard E. Greenleaf Fellow Francisco Rodolfo González Galeotti. His project “Intertwining Paths: Clans, Commerce and Power Between Oaxaca and the Kingdom of Guatemala, 1740-1840” examines families of Basque origin who settled in Spanish America and were influential in the political and economic history of the provinces of Guatemala and Oaxaca in the latter part of the colonial and early republican period.

Francisco Rodolfo González Galeotti holds a Licenciatura en History from the Escuela de Historia at the Universidad de San Carlos (Guatemala) with a thesis on the territorial construction by the Maya-K’iche’ population of Santa Catarina Ixtahuacán (2013). In 2013 he headed the project Cosecha de Memorias: La memoria cultural de la sociedad ixil. He has focused on the history of indigenous populations and everyday state building in independent Guatemala, as well as colonial history and historical global processes. He is currently a doctoral candidate in History at El Colegio de Michoacán working on a dissertation on merchant social networks in Guatemala and southern New Spain in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

The talk will be in English. A light reception will follow.

For more information, please contact the Latin American Library at lal@tulane.edu

Guatemala + People
Maureen E. Shea
Associate Professor - Spanish & Portuguese