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
Steven sat down with Dr. Rafael Ocasio to talk about his new book, A Bristol Rhode Island and Matanzas Cuba, Slavery Connection: The Diary of George Howe. The conversation takes us from Rhode Island to Matanzas – from the U.S. Capital to plantation fields. Using George Howe as a window into the era, Ocasio paints a vivid picture of a challenging world.
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…
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…
Historias 116 – El legado cultural de las soldaderas y las mexicanas afrodescendientes con Christina Arce
La Dra. Christine Arce habla de su libro Mexico’s Nobodies: The Cultural Legacy of the Soldadera and Afro-Mexican Women con Carmen Soliz.
Historias Podcast · Historias 115 – Assessing Alberto Fernández's First Year as Argentine President Dr. Mark Healey of UConn and Dr. Ernesto Semán of the University of Bergen (Norway) joined Steven to assess the first year in office of Argentine president Alberto Fernández.
La historiadora Ángela Vergara (@vergara_angela) habla de su nuevo libro sobre el desempleo y la precaridad en Chile hacia el siglo veinte con Carmen Soliz (@carmensurrutia) y Giovanni Bello. Historias Podcast · Historias 114 Angela Vergara
Dr. Javier Puente of Smith College joined Steven to discuss the current crisis in Peru and what it means for democracy, accountability, and the aspirations for a participatory and dynamic democracy. Historias Podcast · Historias 113 – Javier Puente on the crisis in Peru Intro: Narcosis, Sucio Policia Outro: Contigo Peru
Drs. Ángela Vergara and Joshua Frens-String spoke with Dustin about Chile’s recent constitutional plebiscite. They talked about the nuts-and-bolts issues involved, and put the movement for constitutional change in a broader historical perspective. Enjoy! Joshua Frens-String, “Burying Pinochet” Follow Ángela Vergara on Twitter Follow Joshua Frens-String on Twitter
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