The Coronavirus (COVID) global pandemic has had far reaching effects on human societies and has certainly left its mark on many aspects of life. It has shaped cultural, political, and economic experiences around the world.
Indigenous people are well-aware of the catastrophic results, and at times, creative responses to disease and community crisis. Scholars have taken note on the many ways the spread of diseases such as the Coronavirus have influenced Indigenous traditions, worldviews, international relations, kinship etc.
The Haiti-DR Section Article Prize
This prize will be awarded to the best article or book chapter on Haitian and/or Dominican studies published in any peer-reviewed journal or edited volume during 2020.
To qualify, authors must:
1. Be a paid member of both LASA and the Haiti-DR Section for the upcoming year (2021). Please visit http://lasa.international.pitt.edu to (re-) register for both by January 4, 2021.
The Department of History and Social Sciences at Marian University-Indianapolis seeks qualified applicants for the position of Full Time Tenure-Track faculty member in History. Ideal areas of specialization included Latin American History, History of Medicine, or History of Science.
Call for Papers
German Migrants and Migrating Knowledge in Latin American History
Conference at the German Historical Institute in Washington D.C., November 3-5, 2022
Conveners: Simone Lässig, Mario Peters (both GHI Washington D.C.), H. Glenn Penny (University of Iowa), Stefan Rinke (Freie Universität Berlin)
The Faculty of Translation, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at "Johannes Gutenberg" University in Mainz (FTSK / JGU) and the Faculty of Philosophy, Letters and Human Sciences at the University of São Paulo (FFLCH / USP) promote the 2nd. Monteiro Lobato Journey, held in virtual environment, across four days of conferences and discussion.
Transatlantic Studies Association
19th Annual Conference
Centre for International Studies, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon
In July 2001, at least 300,000 people marched in the streets of Genoa, Italy, participating in a week-long protest against the city’s G8 summit. As an alternative to this gathering of global political leaders, the demonstrators set up a counter-summit, which included seminars, workshops, concerts, and happenings of every kind.
The University of Virginia is currently accepting applications for its Spanish Ph.D. program beginning in the Fall of 2021