A recent project of the Vidanta Foundation, a non-profit institution founded by philanthropist Daniel Chavez Moran, was designed “to provide a critical evaluation of the trajectory followed by Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Mexico over the last hundred years. Its aim is was to identify common aspects as well as the differences that have characterized the historical evolution of these countries from 1910 to 2010.”
As part of the Bicentennial Project, the Vidanta Foundation funded over forty studies that examined five areas: politics, economy, society, international relations, and political thought and culture. The national coordination of the projects was entrusted to renowned international universities and academic institutions including:
- Argentina: Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
- Chile: Fundación Democracia and Desarrollo
- Colombia: Universidad Externado
- México: Centro de Investigación and Docencia Económicas
The seven books resulting from the project were presented at “The Bicentennial: Lessons and Opportunities, 1910-2010,” an international seminar in Mexico City.
Read more about Daniel Chavez Moran and the Bicentennial Project books here.