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Migration in Central America as a Challenge for Human Development

March 6, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Join Héctor Pérez-Brignoli, National Humanities Center fellow, for his presentation on challenges for human development caused by Central American migration.

Héctor Pérez-Brignoli attended the University of Buenos Aires (BA, 1967) and the Institut d’études du développement de la Sorbonne (IEDES) (MA, 1970). In 1975, he received his PhD in economic history from the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Since 2004, he is professor emeritus at the University of Costa Rica. He has been a Fellow at the Wilson Center (Washington DC), the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, and the Institute for Advanced Studies (Universität Konstanz).

Pérez-Brignoli cofounded the Center for Historical Research in Central America and the Central American Population Center at the University of Costa Rica. He has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Wisconsin, Texas, Minnesota, and Complutense of Madrid, among many others. His research interests include Central American history, Latin American history, historical geography, and historical demography.

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FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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