This year, the prize for best undergraduate thesis went to Roberto
Antonio Larrañaga Domínguez for "Canals, Silver and Empires: The Foreign
Policy of the Second French Empire towards Mexico.”
The award for best doctoral thesis went to Sebastián Nelson
Rivera Mir for his research on "Radical Militants of the Latin American
Left in Mexico from 1920-1934: Political Practices, Networks and Conspiracies."
No award was given this year for a master’s degree thesis.
In the research category, the jury recognized Ambassador
Bruno Figueroa Fischer for “One Hundred Years of Mexican International Cooperation
(1900-2000): Solidarity, Interests and Geopolitics.”
The Genaro Estrada award was established in 2001 to
encourage research into the history of Mexico’s international relations, based
on the documents contained in the Genaro Estrada Archives of Diplomatic
The award ceremony was led by Francisco de Paula Castro
Reynoso, Deputy Director General of the Archives of Diplomatic History, and
Erika Pani, a member of the archives’ advisory council.