Convocatoria: Tráfico de esclavos y esclavitud en las Américas. Siglos XIV-XIX

Trashumante – Revista Americana de Historia Social – es una publicación semestral creada por la iniciativa de la Universidad de Antioquia (Medellín, Colombia) y por la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (México, Distrito Federal).

Smallpox eradication and Brazil: an interview with Donald A. Henderson

Donald Henderson, who led the WHO’s war on smallpox, died on August 19, 2016 at the age of 87.

HCSM features a dossier on the Red Cross’ work

It explores the technological innovations designed to alleviate the suffering of those impacted by war.

Vol. 23 • n. 3 • July-Sep. 2016

EDITORS’ NOTE Cueto, Marcos; Silva, André Felipe Cândido da · text in English | Portuguese ANALYSIS Science and miscegenation in the early twentieth century: Edgard Roquette-Pinto’s debates and controversies with US physical anthropology Souza, Vanderlei Sebastião de · abstract in English | Portuguese Basic sanitation policy in Brazil:...

Argentina declassification project

The U.S. government will release additional declassified documents over the next 18 months related to human rights abuses committed under Argentina’s dictatorship.

Stanford historian explores social roots of Rio de Janeiro

In his recent book, Zephyr Frank explores how 19th century literature tells the social history of Rio de Janeiro, revealing the foundations of today’s Olympic city.

21st Century Challenges for History of Science and History of Medicine Journals

The symposium is part of the 25th International Congress of History of Science and Technology (ICHST). Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 23 to 29 July 2017.

“Health is everyone’s right”

José Paranaguá discusses the creation of SUS and the challenges to maintain an universal health policy in a country the size of a continent.

Global Public health and National Security: an historical perspective

Patrick Zylberman analyzes the impact of war, religion and migration in global health.

Defending miscegenation

The paper explores the role of the Brazilian anthropologist Edgard Roquette-Pinto in the international debate on this topic.