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39 minutes | Apr 27, 2022
Historias 164 - La lucha social por el acceso al agua en Bolivia con Sarah Hines
La Dra. Sarah T. Hines habla con Carmen de la lucha social por el acceso al agua y la ingeniería hidráulica en Bolivia desde finales del siglo XIX hasta principios del XXI. book - https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520381643/water-for-all website - https://www.ou.edu/cas/history/people/faculty/sarah-hines
39 minutes | Apr 20, 2022
Historias 163 - Michael Bustamante on Cuba's memory wars
Dr. Michael Bustamante joined Steven to discuss his book *Cuban Memory Wars: Retrospective Politics in Revolution and Exile*. Michael J. Bustamante is Associate Professor of History and the Emilio Bacardí Moreau Chair in Cuban and Cuban-American Studies. https://firstname.lastname@example.org https://uncpress.org/book/9781469662039/cuban-memory-wars/
47 minutes | Apr 6, 2022
Historias 162 - Mujeres solteras, plebeyas, y jefas de hogar en el Mexico Colonial con Amos Megged
En este episodio tenemos el placer de escuchar al etnohistoriador Amos Megged quien nos habla desde la Universidad de Haifa (Israel) para hablar sobre su ultimo libro *Rituals and Sisterhoods* que explora las historias de mujeres solteras, plebeyas, y jefas de hogar en el Mexico Colonial.
43 minutes | Mar 27, 2022
Historias 161 - Elizabeth Schwall on Dance and Revolution in Cuba
Today Dustin welcomes Dr. Elizabeth Schwall to the podcast to talk about the relationship between dance and politics in Cuba. An interdisciplinary scholar of Latin American history and dance, Schwall is the author of Dancing with the Revolution: Power, Politics, and Privilege in Cuba (University of North Carolina Press, 2021). She explains the various ways that staged dance was infused with political significance by a variety of Cuban actors. Schwall’s story intersects with the social politics of race and, ultimately, the broader Cuban revolutionary project. Enjoy the listen!
48 minutes | Mar 17, 2022
Historias 160 - Lina Britto on Colombia's marijuana boom
Dr. Lina Britto joins Steven to discuss her book *Marijuana Boom: The Rise and Fall of Colombia's First Drug Paradise*.
52 minutes | Mar 9, 2022
Historias 159 - Campos de Revolución en Bolivia con Carmen Soliz
En un episodio especial, la Dra. Lina Britto recibe a la Dra. Carmen Soliz de Historias. Hablan del nuevo libro de Carmen *Fields of Revolution: Agrarian Reform and Rural State Formation in Bolivia, 1935-1964.* Que disfruten. Book: https://upittpress.org/books/9780822946656/ Carmen: https://history.charlotte.edu/people/dr-carmen-soliz
41 minutes | Feb 24, 2022
Historias 158 - La economía moral del privilegio en América Latina con Ana Ramos-Zayas
La antropologa Ana Ramos-Zayas habla de su nuevo libro *Parenting Empires: Whiteness, Class, and the Moral Economy of Privilege in Latin America * con Carmen. https://americanstudies.yale.edu/people/ana-ramos-zayas https://www.dukeupress.edu/parenting-empires
45 minutes | Feb 12, 2022
Historias 157 - Rural Folktales and Empire in Puerto Rico with Rafa Ocasio
Dr. Rafael Ocasio, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Spanish at Agnes Scott University, joined Steven to discuss his new anthology *Folk Stories from the Hills of Puerto Rico*. https://www.agnesscott.edu/directory/faculty/ocasio-rafael.html https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/folk-stories-from-the-hills-of-puerto-rico-cuentos-folkloricos-de-las-montanas-de-puerto-rico/9781978822986
34 minutes | Feb 6, 2022
Historias 156 - The Caribbean's Last Turtlemen with Sharika Crawford
Dr. Sharika Crawford of the US Naval Academy joins Steven to discuss her book *The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Waterscapes of Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making*. https://www.usna.edu/History/Faculty/Crawford.php https://uncpress.org/book/9781469660219/the-last-turtlemen-of-the-caribbean/ Intro: https://youtu.be/fDrJPM9m_Ss
42 minutes | Jan 26, 2022
Historias 155 - La seguridad alimentaria en Chile con Joshua Frens-String
Dr. Joshua Frens-String habla de su libro *Hungry for Revolution: The Politics of Food and the Making of Modern Chile* con Carmen. https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520343375/hungry-for-revolution
47 minutes | Dec 24, 2021
Historias 154 – The Chilean Election with Jenny Pribble
Our Fall season finale has arrived! Today, Steven and Dustin welcome Dr. Jenny Pribble to the program to explain Chile’s presidential election. Dr. Pribble is Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Studies at the University of Richmond, and the author of Welfare and Party Politics in Latin America. Join us for a wonderful conversation to learn more about the significance of Gabriel Boric’s victory, and the state of Chilean democracy!
26 minutes | Dec 22, 2021
Historias 153 - Christine Wade on the Honduran Election
The end of 2021 brings with us a busy season of elections in Latin America. In today’s episode, Dr. Christine Wade walks Dustin through November’s presidential election in Honduras, which saw the triumph of Xiomara Castro. Join us for a fascinating and informative conversation!
29 minutes | Dec 20, 2021
Historias 152 - Ben Smith on the Dope
Today’s episode features an entertaining and illuminating conversation about Mexico, the United States, and drugs, between Steven and Dr. Benjamin T. Smith of the University of Warwick. Smith is the author of the new book, The Dope: The Real History of the Mexican Drug Trade, which analyzes a series of issues surrounding the drug trade going back more than a century. In addition to political corruption on both sides of the border, violence, the state of the cartels, and the United States’ seemingly insatiable demand for drugs, the two also talk about the need for better physical and psychological healthcare in the United States. Antonio Gramsci also makes a brief appearance. Join us for the ride!
61 minutes | Dec 17, 2021
Historias 151 - Gabriel Thoumi on sustainability, collaboration, and capital markets
Gabriel Thoumi CFA, FRM, Director of Financial Markets and Head of the Plastics Programme at Planet Tracker, joined Steven to discuss his work in aligning capital markets with planetary boundaries. They discuss the urgency of tackling climate change, the environmental and health challenges caused by the production and use of plastics, and the importance of marshaling resources and collaborators to achieve sustainable outcomes. Connect with Gabriel on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabrielthoumi/ Conferences: ESG and Plastics - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECZjvnlNKKg History of Investing in Plastics - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rr3KTulu1iU Papers and Reports: https://planet-tracker.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Dirty-Thirty.pdf https://planet-tracker.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Policing-the-Plastic-Producers-1-1.pdf https://planet-tracker.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Stormy-Outlook-Final-v2.pdf https://planet-tracker.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Unwrapping-Investor-Risk.pdf Blog - https://planet-tracker.org/heading-towards-a-global-plastic-treaty/
28 minutes | Dec 15, 2021
Historias 150 - Eline Van Ommen on the Nicaraguan presidential election
On November 7, 2021, Daniel Ortega won his fourth consecutive term as president of Nicaragua in an election roundly assailed as both unfree and unfair. Prior to election day, the Nicaraguan state incarcerated presidential candidates from opposition parties and leaders and activists from a variety of social movements and civil society organizations. Steven spoke with Dr. Eline Van Ommen to better understand how to understand the results and what it means for democracy in Nicaragua. https://ahc.leeds.ac.uk/history/staff/3345/dr-eline-van-ommen
27 minutes | Dec 13, 2021
Historias 149 - James Lockhart on the CIA and Chile
Our ongoing series on Latin America’s Cold War continues, returning to Chile. Dustin sat down with Dr. James Lockhart, Assistant Professor of History at Zayed University, to talk about his book, Chile, the CIA and the Cold War: A Transatlantic Perspective (Edinburgh University Press, 2019). Lockhart explains the importance of situating Latin America’s Cold War into the story of the Global Cold War. The two also discuss the challenges of studying the history of covert action. Enjoy!
43 minutes | Dec 6, 2021
Historias 148 - John French on Lula and Brazil
Steven welcomed Dr. John French to the program to talk about his new book, Lula and His Politics of Cunning: From Metalworker to President of Brazil. Their highly engaging conversation touched on themes of labor, gender, social movements, and politics. The pair also discussed the opportunities that exist for well-constructed biographies, and Eric Hobsbawn’s interest in Latin America. Have a listen!
38 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
Historias 147 - Combatting feminicide in Argentina with Irina Popescu
Dr. Irina Popescu joins Steven to discuss her latest article entitled "Memorialization and Escraches: Ni una Menos and the documentation of Feminicidio in Argentina," published recently in The Latin Americanist. More about Irina - https://www.bowdoin.edu/profiles/faculty/ipopescu/index.html Her article - https://muse.jhu.edu/article/805479
48 minutes | Nov 17, 2021
Historias 146 – Alan Shane Dillingham
Dustin welcomed Dr. Alan Shane Dillingham onto the podcast to talk about his new book, Oaxaca Resurgent: Indigeneity, Development, and Inequality in Twentieth-Century Mexico. He was treated to a wide-ranging conversation touching on numerous themes in indigenous, Mexican, and modern Latin American history. Enjoy!
51 minutes | Nov 13, 2021
Historias 145 - El boom marihuanero en Colombia con Lina Britto
La historiadora Dra. Lina Britto habla de su libro nuevo que se llama *Marijuana Boom The Rise and Fall of Colombia's First Drug Paradise* con Carmen Soliz. Que disfruten. https://history.northwestern.edu/people/faculty/core-faculty/lina-britto.html https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520325470/marijuana-boom Intro: Diomedes Díaz - Lluvia De Verano - https://youtu.be/BiM3c2Dh78k Outro: Los Hermanos Zuleta - Soy Parrandero Y Que - https://youtu.be/UiJBA5dYAz0
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