"Women have been written out of history, so we will have to write it ourselves."
Ximena is a Fulbright fellow who earned her Master’s degree in Museum Anthropology at Columbia University in 2016 and her Bachelor of Arts in history at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Cultural Heritage at Birmingham University. Her research area includes memory and identity of migration and the construction of national narratives through museums. She has used oral history as a medium to explore collective and private memory regarding different communities’ experiences.
Vial, Ximena. 2019. Cuando conocí a Nemesio… Biografía oral sobre la vida de Nemesio Antúnez. Santiago: Ediciones Taller 99.
Vial, Ximena. “Silencios y voces que configuran la memoria del pueblo mapuche en el Museo Histórico Nacional.” Observatorio Cultural, Haz tu Tesis en Cultura gobierno de Chile 2017.
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