November 2023

LAUNCH | AthenaLab reissues “La Antártica Chilena” by Oscar Pinochet de la Barra

In November, with the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alberto van Klaveren, AthenaLab launched a new edition of the book “La Antártica Chilena” (“The Chilean Antarctic”), by Óscar Pinochet de la Barra, published for the first time in 1944. “I would like to highlight the opportune and fortunate decision on the part of AthenaLab to reissue a volume so relevant to our international undertaking,” said the Minister.

INTERVIEW | “I don't think we’re in a more violent world than that of the 20th century,” Margaret MacMillan

Historian Margaret MacMillan stated in a conversation with AthenaLab that while “we tend to see war as a series of battles… most wars are won by attrition,” regarding possible outcomes of the conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza. Watch the interview.

HISTORY | Napoleon: Emperor, modernizer and military genius

AthenaLab organized a private screening of the film “Napoleon”, an event that served to reflect on the phenomenon of war through relevant leaders in world history, such as the French emperor, modernizer and military genius.

SEMINAR | AthenaLab researcher a panelist at SeguridadExpo

AthenaLab researcher, Pilar Lizana, spoke about effective border control strategies in the context of SeguridadExpo 2023 on a panel that was attended by the Finnish ambassador to Chile, Johanna Kotakäjarvi.


Thanks to her outstanding contribution in matters of public security, AthenaLab researcher Pilar Lizana was chosen among the 100 Women Leaders in the annual contest organized by El Mercurio, which receives thousands of applications.