September 30, 2020
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Jesse Horst, author of “Erasing Las Yaguas: Shantytown Networks and Social Reform in the Cuban Revolution, 1944–1963”

Jesse Horst works for Sarah Lawrence College as director of Sarah Lawrence in Cuba, the longest consecutively running US academic exchange program in Havana. He earned his PhD in Latin American history from the University of Pittsburgh in 2016 and more »

September 23, 2020
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Ana María Silva Campo, author of “Through the Gate of the Media Luna: Slavery and the Geographies of Legal Status in Colonial Cartagena de Indias”

Ana María Silva Campo is a historian of race, gender, and the law in colonial Latin America. She is a Carolina Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her PhD in history at the more »

September 16, 2020
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Catherine Komisaruk, author of “All in a Day’s Walk? The Gendered Geography of Native Migration in Colonial Chiapas and Guatemala”

Catherine Komisaruk is an associate professor of history at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is the author of Labor and Love in Guatemala: The Eve of Independence (Stanford University Press, 2013). Currently she is writing a book more »

September 9, 2020
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Alfonso Salgado, author of “La batalla por la opinión pública: Radiodifusión y política comunicacional en la vía chilena al socialismo”

Alfonso Salgado is an associate researcher at the Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias Sociales at the Universidad Diego Portales. He received his PhD in history from Columbia University in 2016. He is developing the postdoctoral project “Prensa de izquierda y gestión more »

July 29, 2020
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Katy Henderson, author of “Race, Discrimination, and the Cuban Constitution of 1940”

Katy Henderson is a senior research adviser with Oxfam America’s US Domestic Program. Previously, Henderson was a Brent Scowcroft Award Fellow with the Aspen Strategy Group, which focused on national security and foreign policy through Track II diplomacy. She is an more »

July 15, 2020
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Bridgette K. Werner, author of “Between Autonomy and Acquiescence: Negotiating Rule in Revolutionary Bolivia, 1953–1958”

Bridgette K. Werner is a postdoctoral research associate and lecturer in the Program in Latin American Studies at Princeton University. She earned a PhD in Latin American history from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2018. She is currently working on more »

January 29, 2020
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Ariadna Acevedo-Rodrigo, author of “Paying for Progress: School Taxes, Municipal Government, and Liberal State Building, Cuetzalan and Huehuetla, Mexico, 1876–1930”

Ariadna Acevedo-Rodrigo is associate professor of history at the Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional in Mexico City and specializes in the intersections between education and politics. She is coeditor of Ciudadanos inesperados: Espacios de more »

January 7, 2020
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Daniel Mendiola, author of “The Founding and Fracturing of the Mosquito Confederation: Zambos, Tawiras, and New Archival Evidence, 1711–1791”

Daniel Mendiola is a faculty fellow at New York University. His research interests include borderlands, colonialism, and conquest, with Central America’s Afro-indigenous Mosquito confederation forming the principal topic of his dissertation and first book project. You can read his article “The Founding more »

December 18, 2019
by Sean Mannion
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HAHR Forum on Contemporary Bolivia and History

Kevin A. Young is assistant professor of history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His article “From Open Door to Nationalization: Oil and Development Visions in Bolivia, 1952–1969” appeared in HAHR 97.1. A coup overthrew the Bolivian government. The coup was more »

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