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Julia Zulver (OSGA, University of Oxford, and UNAM, Mexico)

Julia Zulver is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies at the University of Oxford, and UNAM in Mexico. She is a political sociologist whose work focuses on women’s mobilisation in violent and high risk contexts, mainly in Latin America. Julia completed her MPhil in Latin American Studies, and DPhil in Sociology at the University of Oxford.

A monument depicting the sign of feminism in Mexico City

OxPol Blogcast showcases research, analysis, insights, and experiences from the members of the University of Oxford’s Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR), and specialist guests from the Oxford academic community and beyond. On this episode, we are focusing on the state of women’s descriptive and symbolic representation in party and civil society politics across Latin American countries. OxPol Blogcast host Anastasia Bektimirova welcomes three guests to bring you the stories of women’s agency at different levels of political participation in the region. The guests are sharing their expert view on the social environment, political culture, policies as well as written and unwritten rules that are shaping women’s progress and experiences in pursuing elected office, and engaging politically from civil society.   With Dr. Malu Gatto, an Associate …