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Gustavo Palma Murga

Gustavo Palma Murga is a researcher at the Association for the Advancement of Social Sciences, Guatemala City, and also at the Institute of Political and Social Research in the School of Political Science at the University of San Carlos. His research interests include formal education and its relationship with national identity. He is also engaged in research on agrarian issues in Guatemala.

Jeremy Armon

Jeremy Armon is the outgoing Series Editor of Accord. Prior to joining Conciliation Resources in 1996, he worked on conflict issues in the Oxfam Policy Department and did research on conflict and governance at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, where he also obtained his MPhil. He now lives in Uganda.

Patrick Costello

Patrick Costello is a political adviser to the parliamentary group of the Party of European Socialists in the European Parliament. For three years, he co-ordinated the Guatemala work of the Central America Human Rights Committee in London. He has written a number of articles and papers on Guatemala for, amongst others, UNHCR and the Institute for Latin America Studies in London.

Rachel Sieder

Rachel Sieder is a lecturer in politics at the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London. She is also associate research fellow at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, Guatemala, where she is part of a team engaged in research on customary law and the peace process. She is author of Customary Law and Democratic Transition in Guatemala, and editor of Central America: Fragile Transition and Impunity in Latin America. Her research interests include the areas of law, culture, citizenship and democratic transition.

Rachel Sieder is a lecturer in politics at the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London. She is also associate research fellow at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, Guatemala, where she is part of a team engaged in research on customary law and the peace process. She is author of Customary Law and Democratic Transition in Guatemala, and editor of Central America: Fragile Transition and Impunity in Latin America. Her research interests include the areas of law, culture, citizenship and democratic transition.

Richard Wilson

Richard Wilson is a Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Sussex, UK. He has written extensively on ethnic movements and political reform in Guatemala, and his books include Maya Resurgence in Guatemala (University of Oklahoma) and Low Intensity Democracy (with B. Gills and J. Rocamora, Pluto Press). In Human Rights, Culture and Context, he turns his attention to the ways in which human rights institutions often ignore social contexts and people's own perceptions of rights violations.

 

Richard Wilson is a Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Sussex, UK. He has written extensively on ethnic movements and political reform in Guatemala, and his books include Maya Resurgence in Guatemala (University of Oklahoma) and Low Intensity Democracy (with B. Gills and J. Rocamora, Pluto Press). In Human Rights, Culture and Context, he turns his attention to the ways in which human rights institutions often ignore social contexts and people's own perceptions of rights violations.

 

Tania Palencia Prado

Tania Palencia Prado is a Guatemalan writer and researcher. She is the editor of the weekly newsletter Inforpress Centroamericana in Guatemala. She has acted as a consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development (Montreal), the Lutheran World Federation and USAID. She is the author of numerous articles and publications, including Peace in the Making: Civil Groups in Guatemala (London: Catholic Institute for International Relations, 1996).

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