Maria Juliana Angarita

Maria Juliana Angarita is a PhD student in Museology, Heritage and Interpretation at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Her research, funded by the Fonds de Recherche du Québec-Société et culture, explores contemporary struggles for the memory of Colombia’s internal armed conflict and the heritagisation of memory practices developed by groups of victims of the conflict. Her research interests include the heritagisation of violence, the geopolitics of heritage and museology, memorial museums and the curation of difficult histories.  
She has a B.A. in International Relations (Universidad del Rosario, Colombia) and a Master’s in Museology (UQAM) and is part of the interuniversity research group “Beyond Museum Walls: New Methodologies for Public Dialogue Around Difficult History and Cultural Conflict” (Concordia University). 

Her Master’s research titled “The construction of the Colombian Museum of Historical Memory and the curatorial challenges of its first exhibition” was awarded the Prix Roland-Arpin 2019.


Publications:

María Juliana Angarita (2019) Voces para transformar a Colombia: a clever exhibition in the midst of transition, Museum Management and Curatorship, 34:6, 608-616, DOI: 10.1080/09647775.2019.1675978

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