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Ailynn Torres Santana

Visiting Scholar

Ailynn Torres Santana is a postdoctoral fellow at the International Research Group on Authoritarianism and Counter Strategies at the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation and a visiting scholar with the Freie Universität Berlin. Her research project analyses the authoritarian and conservative tide in Latin American through a feminist lens. The research project proposes a regional and globally connected analysis of three fields: government measures, religious fundamentalisms, and feminist responses.

Ailynn is a social scientist who has worked as a researcher and has been a visiting professor at the University of Havana (2006–2012), FLACSO Ecuador (2016–2018, 2020), the University of Barcelona (2015, 2018), and other universities. She has been visiting scholar at the University of Massachusetts (2018) and Harvard University (2019). Ailynn is a member of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation’s regional project “The Future Is Feminist.”

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