To bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences

Preliminary Programme

Showing: Latin America (all days)
Wed 4 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 5 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 6 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 7 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

All days
Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
H-2 - LAT06 : Traveling Scientists and the Politics of Translating Science in the Americas
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Latin America , Science & Technology Chair: Brett Troyan
Organizer: Jadwiga E. Pieper MooneyDiscussants: -
Philipp Altmann : Imported Sociology and Local Marxism: Ecuadorian Social Sciences between the Blocs
Benjamin Cowan : Race, Gender, Cold War Fears, and the Subjectivities of Etymology: the Linguistic Purchase of Machismo
Claire Perrott : Volcanologists, Petrologists, and the Power of Parícutin: How a Michoacán Volcano changed Science
Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney : Traveling Experts in the Americas: Doctors, Demographers, and the Deployment of Science in the Cold War
Peter B. Soland : ‘Tickling the Dragon's Tail': Technocracy, Moral Politics, and Nuclear Policy in Latin America



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
H-5 - WOR10 : Global Actors in Latin America
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Latin America , World History Chair: Bernhard Bayerlein
Organizers: -Discussant: Holger Weiss
Julio Lisandro Cañón Voirin : State Terrorism. The South of the American Continent during the 1970s. A Case of State Terrorism Transnationalization
César Augusto Duque Sánchez : International Exchanges between Historians at Beginings of XXth Century. Study Case of Colombia’s National Academy of History between (1902-1930)
Aruã Lima : Solidarity within Competition: Front Working Class Organizations in Brazil and Argentina (1919-1937)


ZC-5 - LAT01 : Historical Perspectives on Income Distribution in Latin America
PFC/03/028 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Latin America , Social Inequality Chairs: -
Organizer: Paul SegalDiscussants: -
Ingrid Bleynat , Paul Segal : Factor Endowments and the Politics of Income Distribution in Argentina
Isabel Estevez : Examining the Relationship between De-industrialization and Income Inequality in Latin America
Hector Gutierrez Rufrancos , Cecilia Lanata Briones : Latin American Income Inequality in Household Budget Surveys, 1910-1970
Fernando Augusto Mansor de Mattos : The Debate on The Distribution of Income Through the Process of Economic Development in Brazil
Graciela Márquez Colín : Taxation and Inequality. A History of Inheritance Taxes in Mexico, 1821-2018



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
H-6 - LAT02a : Latin American State Formation in the Periphery I
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Latin America , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chairs: -
Organizers: Kim Clark, Paulo DrinotDiscussants: -
Marco Calderon : State Formation, Rural Education and the Transformation of Landscape in the Mexican Countryside: 1910-1940
Brenda Elsey : Harmonious Mothers versus Terrifying Amazons: Gender, Physical Education, and the Chilean State, 1902-1931
Andrés Estefane : Anomalous Territories: Legal Exceptions, Bureaucratic Plurality, and the Colonization Processes in Chile
Alberto Harambour : Capital and Barbarism in the Uttermost Frontiers of Civilization: Transnational Trajectories of State Building in the Amazon Jungle and the Patagonian Channels (1880-1950s)
María José Ortiz Bergia : Health Policies and the Rural Population in Córdoba´s Pampa (1930-1950)



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
H-7 - LAT02b : Latin American State Formation in the Periphery II
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Latin America , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chairs: -
Organizers: Kim Clark, Paulo DrinotDiscussants: -
Natalia Buitron : The Development of a Public, State-reliant, Economy: Mission-led State Formation in Ecuadorian Amazonia
Kim Clark : Reaching Out: the Extension of Ecuadorian Public Health into Two Highland Provinces, 1925-1950
Paulo Drinot : Labour Conflict, Arbitration, and the Labour State in Highland Peru
Elena McGrath : (Re)producing the Nation: State-building in Peripheral Mining Cities after the Bolivian National Revolution, 1952-1985
Elizabeth Shesko : Military Conscription in the Early 20th-Century Bolivian Periphery
Sarah Washbrook : From the ‘Periphery’ to the ‘Centre’: Andean Coffee Development and the Formation of Venezuela’s National State, 1863-1936



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
H-9 - LAT04 : Maritime Crossings, Continental Networks: Port Cities and Labor Organization in the Southern Americas
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Labour , Latin America Chair: Raymond Craib
Organizer: Geoffroy de LaforcadeDiscussants: -
Geoffroy de Laforcade : La Boca del Riachuelo, Buenos Aires: Webs of Anarchist and Syndicalist Activism in a Local Cosmopolitan Port City Barrio of the Río de la Plata Region
Steven Hirsch : Ports, Worker Solidarity, and Competing Labor Internationalisms in Early 20th Century Peru
Josh Savala : Pacific Connections and Labor Organizing in Early 20th Century Valparaíso, Chile and Mollendo, Peru
Kirwin Shaffer : Caribbean Ports in the Construction of Anarchist Networks: a Case Study of Canal Zone Anarchists in Panama City and the Panama Canal, 1905-1925



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
H-10 - LAT05 : Methodological Approaches to Researching Memories in Latin America
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Network: Latin America Chair: Stefan Rinke
Organizer: Carolina Garay DoigDiscussant: Antje Gunsenheimer
Andrea Cagua Martínez : Echoing Memories and the Radio's Role in the Understanding of the Past
Mónika Contreras Saiz : Methodologies of Historical Consciousness for Televised Remembering Research
Carolina Garay Doig : The Life History and its Connection with Family Biography
Leonardo Pascuti : Holocaust Historical Consciousness in Contemporary Brazil: Social Sciences, Movies and History
Lena Voigtländer : Participatory Action Research and Memory Work



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
E-12 - LAT07 : New Research on Latin American Politics
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Network: Latin America Chair: Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Raymond Craib : Libertarian Noir: Anarcho-capitalist Archipelagoes of the Americas
Joren Janssens : In Search of the Subaltern Voice a Critical Assessment and Ethnographical Adaption of Subaltern Theory for 20th Century Revolutionary Latin America
Jorge Nallim : History, Memory, and Politics: Contemporary Debates on Human Rights in Argentina
Brett Troyan : Memories of Marxism and the Colombian Indigenous Movement