Julio Lisandro Cañón Voirín

Julio Lisandro Cañón Voirín

Dr. Universidad de Oviedo

Lisandro Cañón (Necochea, 1977), specialized in recent history of South America and the Caribbean. He completed a Bachelor's Degree in History (Distinguished Graduate in Recognition of Academic Performance, 2008) at the National University of Mar del Plata (Argentina). He continued his postgraduate training at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Here, he obtained the Master's degree in Contemporary History (2010) and the International Doctor in Contemporary History (2014). Subsequently, between 2016 and 2018 he was Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Latin American Studies-Columbia University (USA).

He completed his doctoral thesis (2011-2014) as a predoctoral contractor of the Xunta de Galicia. In 2015, he enjoyed a postdoctoral stay at the Genocide Studies Program- Yale University (USA). Subsequently, he obtained financing from the regional government of Galicia to develop his postdoctoral project (2016-2019): "Ideological Cultural Discourse of Order in Latin America, Since the Second Half of the 20th Century, in Comparative Perspective".

His main line of research is the cycle of coups and ditatorial regimes in America in the second half of the 20th century. Currently, he is developing the investigation: State terrorism regimes and the terrorist state in South America (1971-1990).

Author of two books and several articles in American and European magazines. He intervened as coordinator of several dossiers and organizing scientific activities and symposiums at international conferences. He had the opportunity to participate as a guest speaker at various universities in America and Europe. At the same time, he participated in dissemination and dissemination actions. He had collaboration in the media and in a documentary. Currently, he coordinates the International Network of Studies on States of Exception and State Terrorism