The Institute for Global Studies/Latin American Studies Series presents:
New Archival Evidence: The Bloody Battle of Quipocamayos in San Pedro de Chorrillos (Lima, Peru) 1778
A lecture by Molly Tun, PhD Candidate
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Room 710 Social Sciences
With the support of a 2014 Thesis Research Travel Grant from the Graduate School, Molly Tun uncovered extensive documentation in the General Archive of the Nation (Peru) and the National Library of Peru describing the bloody battle that took place between quipocamayos (the quipo scribes) of San Pedro de Chorrillos (Lima, Peru) between 1778 and 1800. Molly will summarize her findings in this presentation.