Welcome to H-LatAm, an international forum for the scholarly discussion of Latin American History. It is a member of the H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online initiative and affiliated with the Conference On Latin American History (CLAH).

Recent Content

CFP: “Labor, State, Capital: Historical Materialism, Metanarratives, and the Revival of Explanatory Frameworks” Latin American History Workshop (Cornell University, 2-5 May 2019)

For a generation now, the historiography of Latin America in the North American academy has been defined by the decline of synthetic metanarratives. So, what unites Latin America in a historical explanatory sense? In order to address this problem with a broad historical frame of reference, we structure this workshop around two basic and persistent problems: capitalist development and state formation.

CFP: Water and Megacities (ICEHO 3rd World EH conference)

(apologies for any cross-posting)

We are seeking another paper for a panel proposal at the ICEHO Third World Environmental History Conference, July 22-26, 2019 in Florianópolis, Brazil.

In particular, we are seeking papers looking at the historical relationship between water and the growth of megacities in the Americas.