In this presentation Daniel Guttiérrez Ardila presents his latest source based research on the birth of modern Colombia and the collapse of Spanish imperial authority in the Viceroyalty of New Granada (corresponding to modern Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Venezuela).
Daniel Guttiérrez Ardila gained his doctorate in history at the Universidad of París and is currently a lecturer and researcher for CEHIS at the Universidad Externado in Colombia.
Guttiérez Ardila is the well-known author of Un Nuevo Reino: pactismo, geografía política y diplomacia durante el interregno en Nueva Granada, 1808-1816 and El reconocimiento de Colombia, diplomacia y propaganda en la coyuntura de las Restauraciones, 1819-1831. He has also published an edited volume from the proceedings from the Electoral and Constituent Colleges of Cundinamarca and Antioquia and from reports on the Colombian spy in the court of Fernando VII, as well as an edited volume on peace making and conflict resolution in Colombian history.
Venue: Bushuis Room E1.01C