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>> Praktiken des Wissens
Spring School 2021 des Doktoratsprogramms "Soziologie und Geschichte der Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaften", 1.-2. März 2021, Universität Graz (Online via uniMEET)
Speziell möchten wir auf den Vortrag von Jordan Troeller (Universität Graz) am 2. März 2021 um 16:15 Uhr zum Thema "“Learning by Doing”: Pedagogy and Sculpture in the San Francisco Renaissance, c. 1968" mit einem anschließenden Kommentar von Keynote-Redner Robert Felfe (Universität Graz) hinweisen. 
Die aus Kalifornien stammende Jordan Troeller ist seit dem Wintersemester 2019/20 Universitätsassistentin am Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Graz.
>> Teilnahmelink (uniMEET)
>> Mehr zur Person von Jordan Troeller und ihren Forschungsschwerpunkten


>> New Research in Latin American Borderlands Series
Kyle Harvey (Western Carolina University) and Ángeles Picone (Boston College) are pleased to announce a New Research in Latin American Borderlands Series to be hosted online, roughly every two weeks during the Spring semester (January-April 2021). Meetings will feature a conversation between two scholars followed by Q&A from the audience. Please join us for a discussion on recent scholarship on border regions of Latin America.

Series calendar

January 22, 2021, 12.30pm (EST): Before the Flood: The Itaipú Dam and the Visibility of Rural Brazil 
Jake Blanc (University of Edinburgh) with Christine Mathias (King's College London)
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February 5, 2021, 12.30pm (EST): Filling the Desert: The Indigenous Confederacies of the Pampas and Northern Patagonia, 1840-1879 
Geraldine Davies Lenoble (CONICET) with Jesse Zarley (St. Joseph's College)
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February 19, 2021, 12.30pm (EST): Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America
Jeffrey Erbig (UC Santa Cruz) with Hannah Greenwald (Yale University)
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March 5, 2021, 12.30pm (EST): The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making (in Spanish)
Sharika Crawford (US Naval Academy) with Alejandra Boza (Universidad de Costa Rica)
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March 19, 2021, 12.30pm (EDT): Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present
Ben Nobbs-Thiessen (University of Winnipeg) with Sarah Sarzynski (Claremont Mckenna College)
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April 9, 2021, 12.30pm (EDT): Nationalizing Nature: Iguazu Falls and National Parks at the Brazil-Argentina Border
Frederico Freitas (NC State University) with Emily Wakild (Boise State University)
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April 16, 2021, 12.20pm (EDT): Soberanías Fronterizas: Estados y Capital en la Colonización de la Patagonia (in Spanish)
Alberto Harambour (Universidad Austral de Chile) with Margarita Serje (Universidad de los Andes)
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April 30, 2021, 12.30pm (EDT): We Dream Together: Dominican Independence, Haiti, and the Fight for Caribbean Freedom
Anne Eller (Yale University) with Ernesto Bassi (Cornell University)
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>> Webinar in Ibero-American Economic History
The Webinar in Ibero-American Economic History, jointly organized by economic historians from Universitat de Barcelona, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, El Colegio de México and the Universidad de la República, Uruguay, aims to expand academic contacts and enhance the international dissemination of research on the economic history of Latin America. The webinar meets on Zoom every second Friday at 4:00 pm CET. The new sessions will run from February 26 to June 4, 2021. Each seminar has a maximum duration of one hour, with 40 minutes devoted to speakers’  presentation and the rest of time for questions. Each session has a moderator. Attendees can ask questions in writing in the chat and the moderator will be in charge of filtering and forwarding them to the speaker. We will follow a flexible approach. Speakers will choose the language in which they prefer to present. Questions can be asked in Spanish, Portuguese or English. The language of the presentation will be communicated before each webinar.
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Webinar in Ibero-American Economic History Calendar

26 February 2021, 4 pm (CET): Regina Grafe (European University Institute) - "Imperial regulation, commercial practices, and the pan-European genesis of the trade in enslaved Africans to Spanish America"

12 March 2021, 4 pm (CET): Pablo Astorga (IBEI Barcelona) - "New Evidence on Income Inequality and Concentration in Latin America: 1920-2011"

26 March 2021, 4 pm (CET): Carlos G. Machicado (INESAD) and Diego A. Vera-Cossio (Inter-American Development Bank) - "Capital Humano y Crecimiento, El Impacto de la Revolución Nacional Boliviana"

9 April 2021, 4 pm (CET): Luis Felipe Zegarra (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú-Centrum Business School) - "Wages, Prices and Living Standards in late colonial Peru"

23 April 2021, 4 pm (CET): Leticia Arroyo-Abad (City University of New York) and Nuno Palma (University of Manchester) - "The Fruits of El Dorado: The Global Impact of American Precious Metals"

7 May 2021, 4 pm (CET): Aldo Musacchio, Nidhiya Menon and Amanda Guimbeau (Brandeis University)   - "The Brazilian Bombshell? The Short and Long-Term Impact of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic the South American Way"

21 May 2021, 4 pm (CET): Mariano A. Bonialian (El Colegio de México) - "Redes peruleras hacia China, 1580-1605. Economía del Perú, Monarquía y globalización"

4 June 2021, 4 pm (CET): Luis Bértola (Universidad de la República Uruguay) - "Nuevas estimaciones del Índice de Desarrollo Humano Histórico"


>> Mapping Cosmos: Earth-Beings, Bodies and Territories in Latin America
‘Mapping Cosmos’ is a series of virtual events in 2021, that will develop academic debates on “cosmopolitics”, investigating the importance of this concept in relation to the emergence of new political subjectivities and social movements in Latin America. These events are organized by the  Department of International Development (ID) at the London School of Economics (LSE) and generously funded by the Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS). To get in touch with event organisers, email Chiara Chiavaroli (c.chiavaroli(at)lse.ac.uk) and Dr Rebecca Irons (rebecca.irons(at)ucl.ac.uk).
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‘Mapping Cosmos’ Calendar

29 March 2021, 5 pm GMT: Reading group #2
Escobar, A. (2020). Sentipensar with the Earth: Territorial struggles and the ontological dimension of the Epistemologies of the South, in Pluriversal politics: the real and the possible. Duke University Press.

26 April 2021, 5 pm GMT: Reading group #3
Li, F. (2013). Relating divergent worlds: Mines, aquifers and sacred mountains in Peru. Anthropologica, 399-411.


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