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El regreso de las epidemias

El tema principal de la entrevista de Marcos Cueto es la pandemia de Covid-19 en el contexto del capitalismo, neoliberalismo y globalización.

Caracterización histórica de las epidemias

Esteban Rodríguez Ocaña, Catedrático jubilado de Historia de la Ciencia en la Universidad de Granada y miembro del Consejo Asesor de HCS-Manguinhos, explora las características sociales de las epidemias.

History of Science On Call: Listening, Attending, Acting

The virus may close borders, but the humanities are mobilizing. The MPIWG has developed a portal that brings to the fore various insights for international cooperation and academic work in times of crisis.

The Brazilian Bombshell? The Long-Term Impact of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Paper from SSRN constructs a unique database on socioeconomic and health outcomes for all districts in São Paulo using historical and contemporary documents.

The limits of healthcare assistance in 19th century Brazil

In order to understand healthcare assistance in nineteenth century Brazil, Rogério Siqueira and Maria Renilda Barreto examine the Zona da Mata region in the state of Minas Gerais.

International Conference of the Quarantine Studies Network

The 3rd International Conference of the Quarantine Studies Network will take place in Lisbon, 28-29 May 2020.