Diego Ballestero

Diego Ballestero is an Argentinean Anthropologist and Doctor on Natural Sciences by the National University of La Plata (Argentina) His Ph.D. analyzed the conditions which enabled anthropological practices in Argentina towards the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. Since 2010 he lives in Berlin and research on decolonial theory, provenance research, history of Anthropology/Museums and the construction and representation of ethnic identity in museal context. Since 2017 he is lecturer and researcher at the Department Anthropology of the Americas (University of Bonn, Germany)

The Museo de La Plata

Reflections on Museums history