Nicolás began the UCL MPhil/Phd programme at UCL in 2019, funded by a doctoral scholarship from the Chilean National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT). He did his MA in History at UCL and BA in History with a minor in International Relations at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC).
Nicolás’s main research interest is the history of ideas during the early Cold War, especially in Latin America. The objective of his thesis is to analyze the presence of different European philosophical trends and debates in Latin America during the postwar period, with special attention to the ideas that were being formulated in Latin America itself
Supervisor: Nicola Miller
Working title: 'Political Thought in Latin America during the early Cold War: A view beyond diffusionist approaches'
Expected completion date: 2023
- 'Pedro Iacobelli and Nicolás Camino, “Diplomacia cultural japonesa en la prensa chilena durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial”, Cuadernos de Historia 49, December 2018 (pp. 73-97)
- "Papelucho ¿Por qué estudiamos la Colonia?", in José Ignacio Mason and Xaviera Salgado (eds.) Hablemos de historia otra vez (Santiago: Ediciones Filacteria, 2020), pp. 21-23.
- Research Assistant for the FONDECYT Project N° 11160011 in charge of Professor Pedro Iacobelli, 2017
Conference Papers and Presentations
- Exhibitor at the XXV International Colloquium of History Students, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Title of the paper: "The Gold Rush for South Americans: Immigration, Conflict and Marginality", 2015
- Speaker at the III Congress of History Students. Title of the paper: "The debate in our kitchen: Freedom, publicity and consumption in the Cold War", 2016
- Exhibitor at the XXVI International Colloquium of History Students, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Title of the paper: "Recovering memory through Material Culture: Russian artistic representations of the Crimean War", 2016
- Speaker at the 1st Conference of postgraduate students of the Universidad de los Andes. Title of the paper: "Chileans in California: Gold, Violence and Imaginary", 2016
- Speaker at the IV Annual Conference of the UCL Americas Research Network, London, England. Title of the paper "Our Kitchen Debate: Freedom Advertising and Consumption in Chile 1950-1962", 2018
- Speaker at the II Conference of postgraduate students of the Universidad de los Andes. Title of the paper: "Consuming Freedom: The transformation of the Culture of Chilean Consumption in the early Cold War", 2018.
Scholarships and Prizes
- Awarded the 'Becas Chile' scholarship, given by the Advanced Human Capital Program of the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT), 2019-2023.
- Awarded the Platzman Memorial Fellowship, given by the University of Chicago, 2020.
Web and Media
- “En contra de una memoria que nos absuelva”, in El Mostrador, 19/01/2019
- “Derribando el mito del nazismo de izquierda. Parte I: ¿Por qué volvemos a esta pregunta?”, in Historia en perspectiva, 09/09/2019
- “Derribando el mito del nazismo de izquierda. Parte II: la economía”, Historia en perspectiva, 21/09/2019
- “Capítulo 118: Publicidad y consumo en Chile, 1940 – 1970”, Hablemos de Historia, Radio UC (available online)