Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe

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Editors:    Ori Preuss  and Nahuel Ribke (Tel Aviv University)

EIAL is an interdisciplinary journal of Latin American studies, published since 1990 by the Sverdlin Institute for Latin American History and Culture at Tel Aviv University. The journal’s two annual issues (January and July) feature articles from across the social sciences and humanities, usually with a strong historical and qualitative focus. 

With the intention of offering a unique space for an ongoing and pluralistic dialogue between diverse academic traditions and scholarly approaches both from Latin America and the rest of the world, we welcome submissions of original research articles written in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Submissions typically focus on modern and contemporary Latin America and come from the fields of history, literature, cultural studies, politics, sociology, anthropology, and communication. So as to foster depth and breadth, one of the two annual issues is focused on a topic and the other is open, comprising individual articles. Our book review section includes book reviews by experts in respective fields of a careful selection of titles in Latin American studies recently published in Latin America and across the world.

All the manuscripts submitted to EIAL are subject to a double-blind peer review process. For more information please consult our authors’ guidelines.

Current Issue

Vol 31 No 1 (2020)
Published July 25, 2020
Derechas latinoamericanas y violencia en el siglo XX
Guest Editor/ Edición a cargo de Magdalena Broquetas
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From our archive

Knight, A. (1997). The Ideology of the Mexican Revolution, 1910-40.

The ideologues of the Mexican Revolution tended to stress the normative over the analytical. They advocated particular principles chiefly on the grounds that those principles were best for the country; not because they embodied timeless truths or offered universal analyses of the human condition

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Halperin Donghi, T. (1997). En busca de la especificidad del pensamiento político hispanoamericano.

La historia del pensamiento político hispanoamericano adquiere desde entonces un ritmo de avance contrapuntístico, dinamizado por una parte por una sucesión de influjos ideológicos buscados en ultramar

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Mendez, C. (2004). Tradiciones liberales en los Andes: militares y campesinos en la formación del estado peruano.

"No existe una etnohistoria para el siglo XIX peruano", sentenció el antropólogo Jaime Urrutia desde una palestra del I Congreso Nacional de Investigación Histórica llevado a cabo en Lima en 1984.

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Andrews, G. (2008). Workers, Soldiers, Activists: Black Mobilization in Brazil and Spanish America, 1800-2000

Comparisons of race relations in Brazil and North America (United States) have a long history. As Thomas Skidmore's classic Black into White made clear, Brazilian writers and intellectuals were already drawing such comparisons by the late 1800s

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Cosse, I. (2006). Cultura y sexualidad en la Argentina de los sesenta: usos y resignificaciones de la experiencia transnacional

Existió una revolución sexual en la Argentina? Los escasos estudios que han intentado responder a esta pregunta ofrecen una respuesta ambigua.

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Waisman, S. (2010). Foundational Scenes of Translation.

Translation does not usually garner the prominent role it deserves in Argentine literary histories. We maintain, however, that translation has always been at or near the core of Argentine literature.

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