Rosalía Guerrero Cantarell

Rosalía Guerrero Cantarell, Dr. phil.

Postdoktorandin / Postdoc

Tel.: +41 44 634 27 40

Anschrift: Freiestrasse 36, 8032 Zürich

Raumbezeichnung: FRE-G-14a


Curriculum Vitae

Bachelor Degree in International Relations at Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus Ciudad de Mexico.

Master Program Gender and Historical Change at the department of History of Uppsala University. Degree obtained with the thesis Screening Women’s Work: A study of the cinematic depiction of women’s participation in the labor market in 1980s’ Sweden.

PhD in Economic History at Uppsala University. Degree obtained with the thesis Images of Work and Love: The Dynamics of Economy and Emotions on the Big Screen in Sweden and Mexico 1930–1955.

Doctoral stay at El Colegio de Mexico in 2011. Doctoral stay at Oxford University in 2012.

Post-doctoral stay at El Colegio de Mexico 2017. Post-doctoral grant at the Economic History Department, Uppsala University 2017-2018.

Courses taught at the Economic History Department on: Gender and Ethnicity in the Swedish Labor Market in the 20th Century, Swedish Economic and Social History 1850-1990, Academic Writing, and thesis and course papers supervision. Courses taught at El Colegio de Mexico: Central characters in Gender Studies: Alva Myrdal.

Since April 2019, postdoctoral researcher in the project: Education and the European Digital Agenda. Institute of Education at University of Zurich.

Research interests

Gender, digital media, cultural economy, education, Swedish history, comparative history, history of emotions, advertising, food culture.


Guerrero Cantarell, Rosalia (2016) Images of Work and Love: The Dynamics of Economy and Emotions on the Big Screen in Sweden and Mexico 1930–1955, Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, p. 345

“A Taste of Sunshine: An Exploration of the Banana Trade in Sweden”, History of Retailing and Consumption. Under Review

“Rags-to-Riches Narrative in Mexican Cinema”. In preparation for submission

“Launching the Banana as a Commercial Product: The Success of Banan-kompaniet’s Marketing efforts 1920-1970”. In preparation for submission (to be presented at Svenska Historikermöte in May 2019).

Book review The Maid in Fiction Films (Hembiträdet och Spelfilmen) by Ulrica Holgersson. Soon to be published at Swedish Historical Journal Scandia

Selected conference papers

2017 “La toma de decisiones económicas como una cuestión de género: un estudio sobre el riesgo, la avaricia y el altruismo en el cine de Hollywood 1930–2010”
Research Project presented at the Permanent Research Seminar 2017. Gender and Feminism: Between the social and cultural history of the 20th Century. Interdisciplinary Program of Women’s Studies. COLMEX, Mexico City, Mexico     

2014 "Loving in the Kitchen: Cinema and the Illusion of Modernity"
Paper presented at European Social Science History Conference, Wien, Austria.         

2014 "Film och illusionen om det rationella moderna köket"        
Paper presented at Historikermöte, Stockholm, Sweden.                             

2011 “Sound as an Element of Analysis for the Study of Gender, Work and Love in Swedish and Mexican Cinema 1930-1960”
Paper presented at NECS- the London Conference Sonic Futures, London, Great Britain.      

2011 “Género y trabajo en el cine mexicano de la década de 1930” 
Paper Presented at COLMEX research Colloquium, Mexico City, Mexico. 

2010 “Affectionate Work in Swedish and Mexican Cinema 1930-1960”
Paper presented at SKOGH Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden.