December 2, 2020
by Alex Herrera
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Interview with Paula López Caballero, “Domesticating Social Taxonomies: Local and National Identifications as Seen Through Susan Drucker’s Anthropological Fieldwork in Jamiltepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1957-1963” 

Paula López Caballero has a Ph.D. in Social Anthropolgy and Ethnography from la École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, in París, France. She is an research at the Centro de Investigaciones Interdisciplinarias en Ciencias y Humanidades at UNAM and a 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 »

June 24, 2020
by Samantha Davis
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Interview with Ryan M. Alexander, author of “The Fever of War: Epidemic Typhus and Public Health in Revolutionary Mexico City, 1915–1917”

 By Samantha Davis Ryan M. Alexander is associate professor of history at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh. He is the author of Sons of the Mexican Revolution: Miguel Alemán and His Generation (University of New Mexico Press, more »

June 17, 2020
by Samantha Davis
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Interview with Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva, author of “Afro-Mexican Women in Saint-Domingue: Piracy, Captivity, and Community in the 1680s and 1690s”

 By Samantha Davis Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva is assistant professor of history at the University of Rochester. He is the author of Urban Slavery in Colonial Mexico: Puebla de los Ángeles, 1531–1700 (Cambridge University Press, 2018). His research is centered more »

May 27, 2020
by Samantha Davis
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Historical Perspectives on Pandemics in Mexico

Curated by Samantha Davis Thematic Collections are assortments of past and recently released articles in HAHR about key issues, events, individuals, or historiographical trends. These collections can be used as gateways into a specific historical subject, demonstrations of methodology, or sources for 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 »

July 16, 2019
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Vanessa Freije, author of “Speaking of Sterilization: Rumors, the Urban Poor, and the Public Sphere in Greater Mexico City”

Vanessa Freije holds a PhD in history from Duke University, and she is assistant professor in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is currently completing a book on the opening more »

March 27, 2019
by Scott Doebler
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Interview with Susana Sosenski, author of “El caso Bohigas: Reacciones al secuestro infantil en el México de los años cuarenta”

Susana Sosenski is a researcher and professor at UNAM.  Her research is focused on the cultural and social history of childhood. You can read her article “El caso Bohigas: Reacciones al secuestro infantil en el México de los años cuarenta” in more »

March 13, 2019
by Sean Mannion
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Interview with Rajeshwari Dutt, author of “Loyal Subjects at Empire’s Edge: Hispanics in the Vision of a Belizean Colonial Nation, 1882–1898”

Rajeshwari Dutt is an assistant professor of history at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi. She researches the histories of Yucatán, Belize, and the Mosquito Shore in the nineteenth century. Her first monograph, Maya Caciques in Early National Yucatán (University more »

February 14, 2019
by Scott Doebler
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Interview with Justyna Olko and Agnieszka Brylak, authors of “Defending Local Autonomy and Facing Cultural Trauma: A Nahua Order against Idolatry, Tlaxcala, 1543”

Justyna Olko is director of the Center for Research and Practice in Cultural Continuity at the Faculty of “Artes Liberales” of the University of Warsaw. She specializes in the ethnohistory and linguistics of Mesoamerica, with a focus on Nahua language more »

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