Ulrike Capdepón holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Hamburg. Currently, she is a Visiting Professor and Director of the Center for European Studies, DEILA/CUCSH, of the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. She worked as a research fellow and project coordinator at the Center for Cultural Inquiry, University of Konstanz. She has been a Marie Curie Fellow at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in Madrid. From 2014 to 2016, she was a postdoctoral research scholar affiliated to the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) at Columbia University in New York. In 2017 and 2018 she was a Lecturer in the Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) at Princeton University. Her research interests include memory studies and human rights in South America and the Iberian Peninsula. She has just co-edited a book on “Contested Urban Spaces. Monuments, Traces and Decentered Memories” ” (Memory Studies Series, Palgrave Macmillan).