Historias 56 – Francesca Lessa on Operation Condor, accountability, and justice

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Historias 56 – Francesca Lessa

Dr. Francesca Lessa, the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the Latin American Centre at the University of Oxford, joined Steven to talk about Operation Condor and the pursuit of justice and accountability for the states and actors responsible for transnational human rights crimes in the 1970s.

See Francesca’s recent article in the Journal of Latin American Studies – “Operation Condor on Trial: Justice for Transnational Human Rights Crimes in South America

See also her 2011 monograph Memory and Transitional Justice in Argentina and Uruguay: Against Impunity 


Associate Professor of History at Wingate University. Texas and Ohio State graduate. Massive Longhorns fan. And I like a nice margarita too.