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Master's Degree in Memory and Transitional Scenarios

Price $7.534.600. Valor con descuento del 35%= $4.904.850*

Offered in: Manizales, Pereira

Duration 4 semestres

Degree: Magíster en Memoria y Escenarios Transicionales

Mode: On-site

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SNIES: 108237

008176 del 05 de agosto del 2019 Vigencia del registro 7 años

Faculty of Social Sciences, Humanities and Theology

Nivel de formación: Posgrados

Admission: Every Semester

In agreement with:

The Master in Memory and Transitional Scenarios is a program offered by the Universidad Católica de Manizales in agreement with the Universidad Católica de Pereira. It seeks to respond to global, national and local needs to reconstruct memory, understand social realities and carry out transition processes.

Aware of this need, the Institutions propose this Master's Degree as an alternative to investigate and analyze social problems and phenomena, where topics in the field of memory and transitional scenarios are articulated, allowing you to contextualize yourself in historical and contemporary events that frame the realities and conditions of each environment.


*Note: El descuento aplica para matrícula de estudiantes que inician en 2024-2 y comprende los 4 semestres que dura el proceso formativo.

Face-to-face meeting every month (alternating between Manizales and Pereira). | Friday 2:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. | Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.



Semester 1

Reparation, Resilience and Forgiveness

2 Credits

Recent history: practices and expressions of social and armed violence

2 Credits

The legacies of conflict scenarios and the transformations of organized crime

3 Credits

Theory and Historical Debates of Transitional Justice

2 Credits

Research Seminar I

2 Credits

UCM Identity - UCP

1 Credit

Semester 2

Social memory; imaginaries, meanings and identities.

2 Credits

Emerging violence and new conflictivities in transitional scenarios

3 Credits

Components of Transitional Justice Processes

3 Credits

Research Seminar II

2 Credits

Education, pedagogy and peace experiences

2 Credits

Semester 3

Spaces of Memory and Actions of Reparation

3 Credits

Challenges of transitional scenarios and possible scenarios

2 Credits

Research Seminar III

3 Credits

Challenges in Peace Education

2 Credits

Elective I

2 Credits

Semester 4

Responsibility, politics, victims and perpetrators: "survivors".

3 Credits

Memory devices; testimony, narration and storytelling.

3 Credits

Case studies and comparative experiences in transitional justice

2 Credits

Research Seminar IV

2 Credits

Elective II

2 Credits


Mauricio Orozco Vallejo

Director de programa

Magíster en Educación y Desarrollo Humano.

Alejandro Castillejo Cuellar

Doctor en Antropología.

Arturo Alvarado Mendoza

Especialista en Justicia, Derechos Humanos y Seguridad.

Barbara Pincowsca Cardoso Campos

Magíster en Derecho.

Claudia Field

Doctora en Ciencias de la Comunicación.

Eduardo Restrepo

Doctor en Antropología

Fabián Felipe Villota

Doctorando en Antropología Social y Etnología

Gina Marcela Arias Rodríguez

Doctora en Ciencias Sociales y Políticas.

Jänia Maria Lopes Saldanha

Doctora en Derecho.

Jefferson Jaramillo Marín

Doctor en Investigación en Ciencias Sociales

Luis Adolfo Martínez

Doctor en Ciencias Sociales.

Luisa Marulanda

Magíster en Ciencia Política.

Marcelo Dalmás Torelly

Doctor en Derecho.

Óscar Fernando Martínez

Doctor en Ciencia Política

Sebastián Sánchez Vásquez

Magíster en Estética y Creación.

Valentina Salvi

Doctora en Ciencias Sociales.

Why this program at UCM?

It is the first academic program in Colombia, and the second in Latin America, to work particularly in the fields of Memory and Transitional Scenarios. It is aimed at professionals in the area of social sciences, humanities and other related areas and professions of various disciplines; officials of public or private institutions; victims of armed conflicts; social actors and movements; and teachers, all of them working on issues associated with: pedagogy for peace and memory; armed conflicts; scenarios of high socio-political conflict; peace building; reconciliation and negotiation; transitional scenarios and various strategies that promote the creation, analysis and recovery of memory. It has a direct relationship with formal and informal educational scenarios, highlighting the reflection on the Pedagogy of Memory and education for Peace. It is a Master's Degree in Depth, which allows thinking about broader degree options, i.e., research project authored by the student or group of students that is articulated to the lines of research; Experimental, Technological or Social Development Project; Assistant of research projects / development / innovation / entrepreneurship and / or business management; Monograph; Case Study and, Review of topic articulated to a line of research. The Master's program will be held in the cities of Manizales and Pereira, alternating each meeting between them sequentially: 1 month at UCM, the following month at UCP, permanently each semester. Face-to-face sessions will be held once a month, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. In addition, a face-to-face synchronous accompaniment will be developed during the month, through a virtual platform, called Pizarra virtual.

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