Alberto Harambour Ross

Associate investigators

Dr. Harambour is an Associate Professor at the Institute of History and Social Sciences of the Universidad Austral de Chile.

Dr. Harambour holds a degree in History from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and a Master’s and Doctorate in History from State University of New York, Stony Brook.

He has taught at various institutions, including Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. As a researcher, he has addressed problems of social history and the labor movement of the early twentieth century in Chile, the formation of Latin American states in their border areas, and the colonialist violence of the South American republics. His work at IDEAL has focused on the relationship between indigenous peoples, companies and states in southern Patagonia.

Dr. Harambour is presently leading the project “The State and market on the frontiers of civilization. Transnational histories of postcolonial colonialism in South America (1870s – 1940s)”.