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Plantas, raíces, científicos, campesinos y laboratorios en la historia de la ciencia

En este cuidadoso y original estudio Gabriela Soto Laveaga analiza cómo múltiples actores formaron parte de la búsqueda, comercialización, traslado y transformación del barbasco – un tubérculo que crece en el sur de México – en la materia prima para la producción de hormonas esteroides. Acceda a la reseña hecha por Sandra Agostoni

The German Hygiene Museum’s relations with Latin America, 1911-1933

Behind the internationalism and hygiene education displayed in the pictures about the hygiene exhibitions, intense diplomatic negotiations with economic goals and desires for profit took place, as a result of which many objects and collections crossed the Atlantic.

Politics, ideology, and medical theory: interview with Christopher Hamlin

Our current issue features an interview with historian of science, technology, and medicine Christopher Hamlin in which he explains how he became interested in the history of public health. In 2010, his book “Cholera: The biography” was one of the British Medical Association’s highly commended books.

Chile y la pandemia de covid-19: memoria de la medicina social y crisis neoliberal

En la sección Testimonios COVID-19 (HCSM v.29, Jan-Mar 2022), Marcelo Sánchez Delgado, Profesor asistente, Centro de Estudios Culturales Latinoamericanos / Universidad de Chile, analiza la pandemia en el país en el contexto de crisis neoliberal.

The challenges facing history journals

The editor’s note of HCS-Manguinhos’ latest issue (vol.29 no.1 Rio de Janeiro Jan./Mar. 2022) highlights the challenges facing history journals in the midst of the current scenario of uncertainties in Brazil. Scientific editor, Marcos Cueto, and executive editor, Roberta Cardoso Cerqueira, draw attention to the collective editorial of the Forum of...

Call for Papers: Expert knowledge, international actors and Latin American states during the 20th century

The objective of this workshop is to discuss internationally ongoing research projects from postgraduate scholars and faculty of Argentina and Germany, regarding the transnational circulation of knowledge and its impact on state configuration and practices.