Georgina Pagola is currently a Ph.D. candidate in World History (Global Studies) at Shanghai University, where she also graduated from her Master studies in the same major in 2022. She received her Bachelor Degree in Education in History in 2015 at Instituto de Profesores Artigas (Uruguay). She has worked as a counselor and history teacher in various secondary schools.
She is currently focusing her research on the historical relationship between the P.R.C. and Uruguay during the 1950s and 1960s, particularly in the travel literature produced by Uruguayan journalists, intellectuals and politicians after their journeys to the Asian country during the policy of People´s Diplomacy, while highlighting their relevance as cultural and historical products.
In this sense, she has co-written two articles with fellow researcher Liber Di Paulo, “乌拉圭与中国:日渐密切的两国关系” and “年的中乌关系1949-1972”, published in the book “Uruguay Annual Report 乌拉圭年度报告 (2020-2021)” edited by佟亚维 (Tong Yawei) y王珍娜 (Wang Zhenna), of the Center of Uruguayan Studies of Beijing Jiaotong University.
At present, she is a member of ALADAA Uruguay, a Latin American Association for Asian and African Studies, as well as the Asia-Latin America Studies Group of the CSIC (Comisión Sectorial de Investigación Científica) of the UDELAR (Universidad de la República, Uruguay).