Understanding social and cultural values through homeopathy

Interview with Dr. Jethro Hernández, who examines how homeopaths irrupted in the Mexican medical profession.

HCS-Manguinhos team celebrates its latest issue

Gathered at the Casa de Oswaldo Cruz/Fiocruz, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the team proudly launches the journal’s latest issue.

Género e Historia en América Latina, siglos XVII al XX

Historia Crítica, publicación de la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) anuncia que recibirá artículos para el dossier “Género e Historia en América Latina, siglos XVII al XX.

Call for papers: Lasa 2020

The theme of the next congress of the Latin American Studies Association is “Améfrica Ladina: vinculando mundos y saberes, tejiendo esperanzas”.

Luso-tropicalism and its discontents

This book reinterprets Gilberto Freyre’s Luso-tropicalist arguments and critically engages with the historical complexity of racial concepts and practices in the Portuguese-speaking world.

Reconsidering the peripheral in global health

João Nunes (University of York) reviews this book considering its key contributions, which overall question commonly held assumptions about the origins and trajectory of international and global health.

Zika and Aedes aegypti: new and old challenges

The current issue of HCSM (vol.24 no.4 Oct./Dec. 2017) features a debate about the zika epidemic, which came to the fore when the disease raised a series of concerns related to birth defects.

Social medicine in Latin America, 1930–1945

The paper examines the international networks that influenced ideas and policy in social medicine in Latin America, focusing on institutions.

Call for research projects

The EU-LAC Foundation call for research projects of relevance for the relationship between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean is now open.

“Eduardo Galeano spoke truth to power”: An interview with Alan Knight

Alan Knight, Emeritus Professor of the History of Latin America and fellow of St. Antony’s College at Oxford University, gives us his insights into Eduardo Galeano’s work and influence.