Edward Blumenthal

Visiting Research Scholar, Program in Latin American Studies (May 2022)

EDWARD BLUMENTHAL (Ph.D., Université Diderot Paris 7). Blumenthal is an assistant professor of Latin American Studies at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3. His research focuses on the role of exile in the formation of independent republics in 19th century South America. His publications include Exile and Nation-State Formation in Chile and the Río de la Plata (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming), as well as articles in the Hispanic American Historical Review, El Anuario IHES (Tandil), the Boletín del Instituto de Historia Argentina y Americana “Dr. Emilio Ravignani”Iles i imperisHommes & Migrations and Diasporas. While at Princeton, he will be researching the connections between exile and the codification of international law in South America after 1870, notably in the fields of asylum law and border negotiations (uti possidetis).