LAC History Seminar Series: The Theatrics of Reform: Politics and Cultural Sphere in Buenos Aires 1816-1837

Speaker: Klaus Gallo, Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Argentina

Convener(s): Carlos Pérez Ricart and Eduardo Posada-Carbó



Klaus Gallo was born in Buenos Aires in 1961, and obtained a D.Phil in Modern History at the University of Oxford, where he was a member of St. Antony’s and Wolfson College. At present he is Associate Professor of the History Faculty at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina. His current research interests focuses on politics, ideas and culture in Buenos Aires during the first half of the nineteenth century. He is author of De la Invasión al Reconocimiento. Gran Bretaña y el Río de la Plata 1806-1826, Buenos Aires, A-Z Editores, 1994, which was translated to English as Great Britain and Argentina. From Invasión to Recognition 1806-1826, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2001; co-editor with Nancy Calvo and Roberto Di Stefano of Los Curas de la Revolución, Buenos Aires, Emecé, 2002; editor of Las Invasiones Inglesas, Buenos Aires, Eudeba, 2004; co-editor with Graciela Batticuore and Jorge Myers of Resonancias Románticas, Buenos Aires, Eudeba, 2005; author of The Struggle for an Enlightened Republic. Buenos Aires and Rivadavia, Institute for the Studies of the Americas, University of London, 2006; Bernardino Rivadavia. El primer president argentino, Buenos Aires, Edhasa, 2012; and Las Invasiones Argentinas. Nuestros Futbolistas en Inglaterra, Buenos Aires, Planeta, 2017