Alan Durston

Associate Professor, Department of History, York University

Alan Durston’s research is concerned with the cultural and social history of the Andes, currently focusing on the first half of the 20th century. He has published on the changing uses of Quechua as a language of written communication since the 16th century, and is starting a new project on highland migrant communities in 20th-century Lima.

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization: Peru

Keywords: Andean history, linguistics, Quechua