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Edmundo Murray (b.1955 in Buenos Aires), is a writer, born in a family with Argentine, Colombian, Irish and Swiss origins.
Edmundo Murray studied in Argentina, the United States and Switzerland and holds an M.A. in literature from the University of Geneva. Doctoral candidate at the University of Zurich (Romanisches Seminar). Editor at WTO Publications, the in-house publisher of the World Trade Organization. Author of "Devenir irlandes: Narrativas intimas de la emigracion irlandesa a la Argentina 1844-1912" , which has been published in English as "Becoming Irlandes: Private Narratives of the Irish Emigration to Argentina 1844-1912" , and "Becoming gauchos ingleses: Diasporic Models in Irish-Argentine Literature" . Advisory Board member of "Ireland and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History" , and a lecturer and frequent contributor of articles in Irish and Latin American studies. Founding Member of the Society for Irish Latin American Studies, and member of Sociedad Suiza de Estudios Hispanicos and the Societe Suisse des Americanistes. Former editor of the open-access publication Irish Migration Studies in Latin America, a journal focusing on relations between Ireland and Latin America. Poet and a short-story writer, published "Poemas Nomades" (1999) and "Taxonomia Fantastica de los Arboles de Buenos Aires" (2000). Married to Estelle Varanguien de Villepin, father of five, lives in Gimel, Switzerland.
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