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LARC Welcomes New Visiting Fellow

Dr. Arturo Valencia, who recently completed his doctoral studies at El Colegio in México, joins the Latin American Research Centre as Visiting Fellow through the summer of 2016. 

The Latin American Research Centre is pleased to welcome Dr. Arturo Valencia Islas as a Visiting Fellow.  Dr. Valencia received his Ph.D. in History from El Colegio de México in 2015 and will be in residence at the LARC through the summer of 2016.  Dr. Valencia will be working on preparing a book manuscript on the topic of his doctoral dissertation, “The derailment of a dream. History of Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México, 1920-1949,” and will be investigating the comparative development of the Canadian National Railways in local archives.  Please introduce yourself at an upcoming LARC event and make Dr. Valencia feel welcome.