Image, Memory, and Social Investigation

Research Interest

 

Line of Research and Generation of Knowledge:

 

Image and memory for social research

- Transdisciplinary research on social phenomena related to image and memory from photography, audiovisual and orality as the main source and object of research.

 

Areas of expertise:

 

Audiovisual media as social documents

- The study of social representations expressed in audiovisual narratives: fiction and documentaries.

 

Photography and social research

- Social investigation based on photography as a source of primary information, addressing the phenomena of memory and the cultural reproduction.

 

Transdisciplinary studies of documentary film

- Investigation that revolves around aesthetic, narrative, enunciative and referential aspects of documentary film in Mexico and other Latin American contexts from a transdisciplinary perspective.

 

Memory, orality and sociocultural processes

- Research on the memory and orality of diverse human groups, with emphasis on daily life and intercultural phenomena, for the understanding of sociocultural processes based on ethnography and oral history.