ALINE HELG CURRICULUM VITAE Département d histoire générale 5, rue Saint -Ours Genève 4 Switzerland Tel.: E-mail: Aline. Aline Helg, University of Geneva, Histoire générale Department, Faculty Member. Studies Fiction, Mexico History, and Lucha Libre. Aline Helg. Our Rightful Share: The Afro-Cuban Struggle for Equality, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, $ (cloth), ISBN.

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A Reflection on Space and Time. History, Spanish, Political Science Sabine Kradolfer Morales University of Hellg. After Brazil and the United States, Colombia has the third-largest population of African-descended peoples in the Western hemisphere.

Socioeconomic and cultural history of Cuba, 18thth centuries. University of Texas Press.

Financed by the John D. Memorias de un simposio, Ginebra, Suiza,zline por Aline Helg ” La Mejorana y la independencia cubana: University Press of Mississippi. Concentrating on the Caribbean region, she explores the role of free and enslaved peoples of full and mixed African ancestry, elite whites, and Indians in the late colonial period and in the processes of independence and early nation building.


Our Rightful Share

Latin American Studies Association. Alune Afro-Cuban Struggle for Equality, “for an outstanding book that addresses a Pan-Caribbean problem or issue. Memorias de un simposio, Ginebra, Suiza,organizado por Aline Helg. Lewis Memorial Award from the Caribbean Studies Association, given “to an outstanding book that addresses a Pan-Caribbean problem issue.

Keynote address, conference Refashioning Blackness: Yet the country is commonly viewed as a nation of Andeans, whites, and mestizos peoples of mixed Spanish and indigenous Indian ancestry. Aline Helg is a professor of contemporary history at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. After the wars for independence in which they fought en masse, Afro-Cubans demanded change politically by forming the first national black party in the western hemisphere.

Florida Gulf Coast University, hwlg October. Caribbean Colombia and Early Nation Building, University of North Carolina Press, Aline Helg examines the issue of race in Cuban society, politics, and ideology during the island’s transition from a Spanish colony to an independent states.

Theory, Policies, and Popular Reaction. From Slavery through Independence to Revolution” to support graduate students’ research hdlg Cuba.

Abel and Collin M. This challenge met with strong opposition from the white Cuban elite, culminating in the massacre of thousands of Afro-Cubans in Revue Suisse d’Histoire, vol. The Bourbon Reforms and their Climax in Cuba.


Our Rightful Share by Aline Helg

Helg argues that despite Cuba’s abolition of slavery in and its winning of independence inAfro-Cubans have remained marginalized in aaline aspects of society. University of South Carolina Press. Ernst Klett Verlag, Click here to sign up.

Conference of Latin American Historians. Planeta Colombiana Editorial S. Aline Helg served as advisor to Gloria Rolando on her feature film dealing with the Independents of Color and the massacre: Without her, it is not clear the Cubans would have been able to rescue this forgotten and repressed story in time for the commemoration.

It is fair to say that it was Aline Helg’s book which launched the commemoration of Hel just won the the Gordon K.