Sandra Rozental

Sandra Rozental is a professor-researcher in the Department of Humanities at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Unidad Cuajimalpa. She received her PhD in Social Anthropology from New York University and her ma in Latin American Studies from Georgetown University.
She has published articles and book chapters on social relations around heritage, with a focus on the extraction of archaeological objects from communities in the Valley of Mexico. She recently published an edited volume on the history and trajectories of the Museo Nacional’s collections, Museum Matters: Making and Unmaking Mexico’s National Collections (University of Arizona Press, 2021). She co-directed the feature documentary La piedra ausente (2013) with Jesse Lerner and has curated exhibitions and collaborated with artists such as Mariana Castillo Deball, Joachim Koester, Jorge Satorre, Eduardo Abaroa, Pablo Vargas Lugo, and Emilio Chapela.
She recently made Estelas del rio with the collective project Entre__rios. Her new research projects focus on the relationships between heritage, landscape, and bodies of water.

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