University of Minnesota
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies


Humanizing Narco Violence in Mexico

Humanizing Narco Violence in Mexico

Professor Patrick McNamara
HGMV Workshop
Thursday, November 13
Room 710
Social Sciences Building


Professor McNamara will provide workshop participants with small pieces he has written regarding his attempt to understand human rights violations in Mexico from the perspective of the perpetrators. The essay introduces ideas of memory formation and violence within the field of cognitive studies. He will speak briefly about psychological studies dealing with evil and violence and about the particular groups he has studied most in Mexico, La Familia Michoacana and Los Templarios Caballeros.

Photo: Jesus Alcazar/AFP/Getty Images 2-16-2012