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AIDS in museums and archives

In the last five years there has been a resurgence of museum exhibitions on the history of HIV and AIDS. This article by historian of medicine Manon S. Parry highlights some problems of this kind of exhibition.

Fellowships in the the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

The Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine invites applications for fellowships.

Brazil in the counterflow of history

This article, published in preprint at Scielo Library, analyzes how Brazilian foreign policy is responding to the main domestic and international challenges related to fighting the pandemic.

Crisis política en Perú: historia y movilización

José Ragas, docente en el Instituto de Historia de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, reflexiona sobre la crisis política en Perú desde una perspectiva histórica e internacional. El país tuvo tres presidentes en una semana.

Earthquakes and Disasters in Brazil

Popular belief holds that Brazil is a “blessed country,” where hurricanes, severe earthquakes, volcanoes, and other intense natural disasters do not occur. However, researchers Maria Margaret Lopes (University of Brasilia) and Silvia Fernanda de Mendonça Figueirôa (Unicamp) reveals many examples that contradict these assumptions.

Trayectorias y desafíos en la historiografía de la ciencia y de la medicina en América Latina

El artículo analiza cuatro perspectivas de la historia de la ciencia y de la medicina en América Latina utilizadas por los investigadores desde mediados del siglo XX hasta comienzos del siglo XXI.