Harmer, Tanya


Dr Tanya Harmer  

Department

Position held

Department of International History

Assistant Professor

Experience keywords:

Revolutions; Ideology; Cold War; Inter-American Relations; Dictatorships; Third World; Exile; Solidarity

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Tanya Harmer is a specialist on the Cold War in Latin America with a particular interest in the regional, inter-American dynamics of the struggle and its links to broader developments in the Third World. Her most recent research has focused on the international history of Chile during the presidency of Salvador Allende (1970-73), Brazilian Cold War interventions in the Southern Cone of Latin America, US relations with the Chilean dictatorship and the influence of the Cuban revolution in Latin America after 1959. She is currently writing a biography of Beatriz Allende and Latin America’s 1960s revolutionary generation.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Cuba; Latin America; the United States; Brazil; Chile

Languages:

Spanish [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)207 107 5401

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Harmer, Tanya (2014) Book review: The Chile Reader: history, culture, politics edited by Elizabeth Quay Hutchison et al. LSE Review of Books (24 May 2014) Blog entry

Harmer, Tanya and Riquelme Segovia, Alfredo, eds (2014) Chile y la Guerra Fría global RIL Editores ; Instituto de Historia ; Pobtificia Univesidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile. ISBN 9789560101068

Harmer, Tanya (2014) The Cold War in Latin America In: Kalinovsky, Artemy and Daigle, Craig, (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War. Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9780415677011

2013

Harmer, Tanya (2013) Book review: Lillian Guerra, visions of power in Cuba: revolution, redemption, and resistance, 1959–1971 Journal of Latin American Studies, 45 (03). 599-601. ISSN 0022-216X

Harmer, Tanya (2013) Two, three, many revolutions: Cuba and the prospects for revolutionary change in Latin America, 1967–1975 Journal of Latin American Studies, 45 (1). 61-89. ISSN 0022-216X

Harmer, Tanya (2013) Fractious allies: Chile, the United States and the Cold War, 1973-1976 Diplomatic History, 37 (1). 109-143. ISSN 0145-2096

Harmer, Tanya (2013) El Gobierno de Allende y la guerra fria interamericana Ediciones UDP, Santiago, Chile. ISBN 9789563142358

2012

Harmer, Tanya (2012) Book review: Paulo Freire and the Cold War politics of literacy Cold War History, 12 (3). 562-563. ISSN 1468-2745

Harmer, Tanya (2012) Book review: the general's slow retreat: Chile after Pinochet International Affairs, 88 (4). 932-933. ISSN 0020-5850

Harmer, Tanya (2012) Book review: James Siekmeier, the Bolivian revolution and the United States, 1952 to present Journal of American Studies, 46 (4). 1115-1117. ISSN 0021-8758

Harmer, Tanya (2012) Mexican diplomacy and the Cuban missile crisis: documents from the foreign ministry archives in Mexico City Cold War International History Project Bulletin: the Global Cuban Missile Crisis at 50. New Evidence From Behind the Iron, Bambo (17/18). 191-216.

Harmer, Tanya (2012) Brazil's cold war in the southern Cone, 1970–1975 Cold War History, 12 (4). 659-681. ISSN 1468-2745

Harmer, Tanya (2011) Book review: Hal Brands, Latin America’s Cold War H-Diplo Roundtable Review, 12 (27). 12-19.

Harmer, Tanya (2011) Book review: in the eagle's shadow: the United States and Latin America, 2 edition - by Kyle Longley Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 88 (3). 446-448. ISSN 1475-3820

Harmer, Tanya (2011) Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War New Cold War history. The University of North Carolina Press, California, USA. ISBN 9780807834954

2010

Harmer, Tanya and Burton, Guy (2010) Powering up: Latin America's energy challenges: introduction: beyond the national: regional challenges in Latin America’s energy sector IDEAS reports - strategic updates, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SU005. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Harmer, Tanya (2010) Una mirada desde el Sur: el Chile de Allende, la Guerra Fría, y la brecha Norte-Sur en política internacional, de 1970 a 1973 In: García Ferreira, Roberto, (ed.) Guatemala y la Guerra Fría En América latina, 1947-1977. Centro de Estudios Urbanos y Regionales, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Guatemala, 289-321. ISBN 9789929803138

Harmer, Tanya and Burton, Guy and Philip, George and Freije, Tom and Landau, Georges D. and Kaup, Brent Z. and Nickson, Andrew and Navarrete Lopez, George Eduardo (2010) Powering up: Latin America's energy challenges IDEAS reports - strategic updates, Kitchen, Nicholas, ed SU005. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2009

Harmer, Tanya (2009) Book review: hostile intent: U.S. covert operations in Chile, 1964–1974 Cold War History, 9 (2). 293-294. ISSN 1468-2745

2008

Harmer, Tanya (2008) Book review: in from the cold: Latin America's new encounter with the Cold War Cold War History, 8 (4). 565-567. ISSN 1468-2745

Harmer, Tanya (2007) In pursuit of radical transformation: Chile, the United States and regional alignments

Harmer, Tanya (2007) Article review: Mark T. Hove. "The Arbenz Factor: Salvador Allende, U.S.-Chilean relations, and the 1954 U.S. intervention in Guatemala," H-Diplo Article Review.


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Allende’s Chile tells the story of Chile's international relations in the early 1970s. It argues Chile’s revolutionary process was part of an inter-American Cold War struggle for Latin America's future

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Awards

2013 Latin American Studies Association Luciano Tomassini International Relations Book Award for Allende’s Chile and the Inter-American Cold War .

2010 LSE Annual Fund Grant for the LSE IDEAS Latin America International Affairs Programm Public Events Series on International Peace and Security in Latin America 2010-2011.

2009 British Academy Grant for ‘Brazil and the Cold War in Latin America Project’

2008-9 “Abbey/Grupo Santander Travel Research Fund” for the establishment a LSE-Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile International Cold War History Project.

2006-7 International History Department Research Studentship

2005 Central Research Fund Grant

2003-6 Arts and Humanities Research Council: Doctoral Scholarship

 

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