Participant Info

First Name
Last Name
Universidad Diego Portales
Website URL
Latin American Recent History, Latin American Feminist History, History of Gender and Sexualities, Gender Violence, Memory Studies, Oral History
Additional Contact Information
I live and work in Santiago, Chile.

Personal Info

About Me

Hillary Hiner has a Ph.D. in History from the University of Chile and is currently an Assistant Professor in the History Department of the Universidad Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile.  From 2013-2017 she was working on a Fondecyt, state grant-funded project, “Unfinished History: gender violence and public policy in Chile, 1990-2010” and she is currently finishing a Fondart project related to La Nación newspaper and its depiction of women on the Chilean left during the Allende presidency.  As a researcher and teacher, she primarily works on topics related to gender, sexualities, feminism, violence, memory and oral history in contemporary Latin American and Chilean contexts.

Recent Publications

Hiner, Hillary y Daniela Castro, “Women, Torture & Spectacle on Chilean Television”, Popular Communication (publicado online, doi: 10.1080/15405702.2017.1378890, esperando impresión n en papel)

Hiner, Hillary, “Putting the archive in movement: testimonies, feminism and female torture survivors in Chile,” pp. 204-216. In: Srigley, Katrina, Stacey Zembrzycki, and Franca Iacovetta, Beyond Women´s Words. Feminisms and the Practice of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century.  New York: Routledge, 2018.

Hiner, Hillary y Juan Carlos Garrido.  ““Porque ser pobre y maricón es peor”: la violencia anti-queer en Chile, 2000-2012”, pp. 195-223. En: Vera, María Antonieta (ed.). Malestar social y desigualdades en Chile.  Santiago: Ediciones Universidad Alberto Hurtado, 2017.

Hiner, Hillary.  “”Memory Speaks from Today”: analyzing oral histories of female members of the MIR in Chile through the work of Luisa Passerini”, Women´s History Review 25 (3): 382-407.  (republicado en: Gabaccia, Donna y Franca Iacovetta (eds.).  Borders, Conflict Zones and Memory: Scholarly engagements with Luisa Passerini.  New York: Routledge, 2017).

Hiner, Hillary.  “Fue bonita la solidaridad entre mujeres”: género, resistencia, y prisión política en Chile durante la dictadura”, Estudos Feministas, 23 (3):406, setembro-dezembro/2015, pp. 867-892.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Latin America
Expertise by Chronology
20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Government, Human Rights, Politics, Sexual Violence, Women