(Doctorado en Antropología, CIESAS, 2013-2017)
This course covers the main theoretical and methodological debates in legal anthropology. It discusses, among other topics, the founding debates of law and custom; the processual turn and perspectives on law, history and power; legal pluralism and concepts of the field and interlegality; indigenous justices and legal reforms, and the impact of contemporary globalization on the law. There is a particular emphasis on ethnographies of law and justice, drawing on examples from Latin America.
(Maestría en Antropología Social, CIESAS, 2009).
This course focuses on techniques for processing of fieldwork data and aims to get students to begin writing ethnography. It covers debates about the production of anthropological knowledge and the power relations implicit in the writing process.
(Doctorado en Antropología Social, CIESAS, 2010)
This course analyses diverse theoretical perspectives on the state, with a particular emphasis on anthropological perspectives. In methodological terms it aims to generate reflections about how to carry out ethnographies of the state.
(Maestría en Antropología Social, CIESAS, 2012)
This course aims to analyse the dynamics between ethnic identity, social movements and the globalization of rights, particularly human rights and the collective rights of indigenous peoples.