Peru

Graphic History Wins Award for Scholarly Excellence

Charles Walker, professor of history and director of the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas at UC Davis, has won a 2021 PROSE Award from the Association of American Publishers for his graphic history, Witness to the Age of Revolution: The Odyssey of Juan Bautista Tupac Amaru.

Conference Explores Aftermath of Shining Path

On February 11, 2016, the UC Davis Hemispheric Institute on the Americas hosted an international conference on “The Aftermath of the Shining Path: Memory, Violence, and Politics in Peru.” The conference brought together renowned scholars, archivists and journalists to discuss the vicious war that stretched from 1980 to 1992, and its aftermath.