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Historias 123 – Molly Avery on Pinochet and El Salvador

Have a listen to Steven and Dustin’s conversation with Molly Avery, a doctoral candidate in International History at the London School of Economics.  The trio talk about Ms. Avery’s new article, “Promoting a ‘Pinochetazo’: The Chilean Dictatorship’s Foreign Policy in El Salvador during the Carter Years, 1977-81,”  as well as her broader research agenda.  Settle in to learn more about the transnational right and the significance of human rights in inter-American relations.  Follow Molly Avery Read more…

Historias 119 – Ashley Kerr on Sex, Skulls, and Citizens

Carlos Dimas returns to the mic to talk with Dr. Ashley Kerr about her new book, Sex, Skulls, and Citizens: Gender and Racial Science in Argentina, 1860-1910.  Sit back and listen to disturbing but significant stories about displays of indigenous peoples in late-nineteenth and early twentieth-century Argentina.  Dr. Kerr also previews her new book project, centering on the Buenos Aires zoo. 

Historias 118 – Bolivia Today

Historias Podcast · Historias 118 – Bolivia Today Dr. Carmen Soliz brought together an outstanding panel of scholars to discuss present day Bolivia. The panel explores such critical actors and elements as the military, miners, cruceño elites, and public health contemporary Bolivia by placing them in broader historical arcs to present a complex picture of this Andean nation. Panel: Dr. Liz SheskoDr. Ben Nobbs-ThiessenDr. Elena McGrathDr. Nicole Pacino Photo: “Bolivia” by szeke is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Call for Submissions – The Sturgis Leavitt Award for Best Article

The Sturgis Leavitt Award is given annually for the best article or book chapter on a Latin American or Iberian subject published by a SECOLAS member in the previous calendar year. The article may be written in any language. Preference will be given to articles that have an appeal beyond a single discipline. The winner must be a member in good standing of the year in which the article or chapter was published and the Read more…

Call for Submissions – The Alfred B. Thomas Book Award

The Alfred B. Thomas Award is awarded annually for the best book on a Latin American subject published by a SECOLAS member in the previous year. Co-authored works may be considered, but not anthologies or edited works. Books may be in any language. Authors must have been members of SECOLAS for the two calendar years preceding the year in which the prize will be awarded and the year the award is given. Selection of the Read more…