Carlos Aguirre

Professor, Department of History
Director, Latin American Studies Program
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: 541-346-5905 / Fax: 541-346-4895 / e-mail: 
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Teaching – spring 2014

HIST 382: Latin America, 1910 to the present

HIST 399: Soccer and Society in Latin America


Useful links

University of Oregon Home Page
UO Department of History
Latin American Studies at the U of O
Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies
Bibliography on Soccer in Latin America

Recent publications



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From Silence to Memory: Revelations of the Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional
Foreword by Carlos Aguirre; Preface by Kate Doyle
(Eugene: University of Oregon Libraries, 2013)
[Reviewed in The New York Review of Books]


 “Punishment and Extermination: The Massacre of Political Prisoners in Lima, Peru, June 1986,” in Eric A. Johnson, Ricardo Salvatore, and Pieter Spierenburg (eds.), Murder and Violence in Modern Latin America (London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), 193-216.

‘Reflections on Jacoby and All That’: An Unpublished Essay by E. P. Thompson (History Workshop Online, November 2013).
[Spanish version: Sociología Histórica (Murcia), 3, 2013].

La ciudad y los perros: entre la censura y el fuego,” Libros & Artes, 60-61, April 2013.

Tinterillos, Indians, and the State: Towards a History of Legal Intermediaries in Post-Independence Peru,” in Stefan B. Kirmse, ed. One Law for All? Western Models and Local Practices in (Post-) Imperial Contexts (Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, 2012), pp. 119-151. [PDF]

Carlos Aguirre and Pedro Guibovich, eds. “’Nunca ha sido fácil vivir en el Perú’: Ensayos en homenaje a Alberto Flores Galindo” (Histórica, XXXV, 1, 2011).

Terruco de m... Insulto y estigma en la guerra sucia peruana,” Histórica, XXXV, 1, 2011, 103-139. [PDF]

Carlos Aguirre and Augusto Ruiz Zevallos, “‘La historia es una necesidad colectiva.’ Entrevista a Alberto Flores Galindo [1982],” Histórica, XXXV, 1, 2011, 187-209. [PDF]

Previous publications