Research Affiliate: Emmanuel Kahan

Latin American Research Team (2017)

Currently: PhD in History, National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Argentina

Emmanuel Nicolás Kahan (Master and PhD in History & Memory Studies for the National University of La Plata), is a researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET). He is a professor in the field of Political Theory at the Sociology Department of the National University of La Plata, and he teaches several postgraduate courses in different high education institutions. He is also the academic coordinator of the Program for Teachers Formation on "The Holocaust and other 20th Century's Genocides" within the National Plan for Teachers Formation "Our School". He has published several books and articles in national and international journals. In 2013 he received the American Jewish Studies Association's Best Dissertation Award; and in 2015 he was awarded with the Scientific Labor Price by the National University of La Plata.

Selected Recent Publications

  • Co-authored with Santiago Cueto Rua and Laura Rodríguez. Memoria y violencia en el Siglo XX. Horizontes de un proyecto de investigación, (Ensenada, Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación, 2017).
  • Israel-Palestina, una pasión argentina. Estudios sobre la recepción del conflicto árabe-israelí en la Argentina, (Buenos Aires, Prometeo, 2016).
  • "Esto no es un Holocausto. El testimonio de Jacobo Timerman y la represión a los judíos durante la última dictadura militar" in Aguila, G., Garaño, S. and Sactizza, P., Represión estatal y violencia paraestatal en la historia reciente argentina: Nuevos abordajes a 40 años del golpe de Estado, (La Plata, Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación, 2016). 
  • Co-authored with Daniel Lvovich. "Los usos del Holocausto en Argentina. Apuntes sobre las apropiaciones y resignificaciones de la memoria del genocidio nazi. " Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales 61:228, (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México, 2016).

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