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SCHOOL OF HISTORY

Brenda
ESCOBAR GUZMÁN

The professor of the School of History, Brenda Escobar Guzmán, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is situated in the center.

ESHIRES Research Group Director

Director of GED
Research Group

CONTACT

Information

bescobar@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000
Extension: 2637

GENERAL

Biography

Professor Brenda Escobar Guzmán is a highly distinguished history professor with extensive experience at various universities in Bogotá. Moreover, she boasts an outstanding career as a researcher, particularly in projects related to cultural heritage and land use planning in the city.

Since 2016, she has been associated with the School of History at the prestigious Universidad Industrial de Santander, where she serves as a respected professor and accomplished researcher. Her research has primarily focused on examining the formation of the Colombian nation-state during the nineteenth century, with a particular emphasis on civil conflicts as crucial turning points for traditionally excluded groups seeking political representation.

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Professor Brenda Escobar Guzmán’s academic publications delve deeply into these critical issues, offering invaluable insights and perspectives on Colombia’s nation-state development and the political empowerment of historically marginalized communities. Her work has significantly impacted the academic community and greatly enhanced our comprehension of the country’s political history.

EDUCATION AND

Qualifications

  • Doctor in History


    Ludwig-Maximilian Universität, 2013

  • Master in Social Sciences, History and Civilizations


    École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, 2005

  • Historian


    Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellin, 2003

ESHIRES Research Group Director

Director of
GED Research Group

CONTACT

Information

bescobar@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000
Extension: 2637

AREAS OF

Expertise

  • Configuration of the Colombian nation-state, 19th century

  • Civil wars, 19th century

  • Political participation of popular groups, 19th century

OFFICE

Hours

Monday to friday

7:00 a.m. – 12 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

UIS Central Campus, Instituto de Lenguas, Oficina de Posgrados de la Escuela de Historia

Research

Group

Outstanding

Works

  • La guerra de los Mil Días o mil conflictos fragmentados


    Book chapter, Ediciones Plural, 2017

AWARDS AND

Recognitions

  • Nombre del reconocimiento


    Identidad que lo otorga, año

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