Student Affiliate

Hannah Pinilla is a second-year Masters student in Public History with a specialisation in Digital Humanities at Carleton University. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Concordia Universityin Public History with a minor in Sociology. Her research interests span memory studies, migration, disruptive art in public space, Latin American history, food history, subaltern studies, new museology, decolonizing praxis, and oral history methodologies. Her MRE research focuses on food as a nexus for understanding the relationship between memory and migration in the life history narrations of Colombian migrants living in Montreal. Following her internship at the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (COHDS), Hannah became passionate about public history project creation and community collaboration in historical methodologies. She currently works as an Assistant Cultural Mediator at the Ecomusee du Fier Monde in Centre-Sud, Montreal.