Brazil was well represented by its nurses in World War II. Vírgínia Portocarrero was one such who took part in the Italian campaign.
Recently released “The United States: a history”, (Editora Contexto) warns that we cannot deny the tenacity of a past which lives on through veneration of the Confederacy and an age marked by the hierarchy of race. We interview its author, Vitor Izecksohn,
Various sectors of Brazilian society fell victim to the military following the coup of 1964. Below, we tell how ten distinguished scientist / researchers from the Oswaldo Cruz Institute were forcibly retired, in what became known as the Massacre of Manguinhos.
Barcelona has a collective memory beyond just the City’s siege in 1714, the Civil War and the crimes of Francosim. See how the shifting of the statue commemorating António Lopez y Lopez, a prominent slave trader, has renewed sensitivities about the use
The toil of the enslaved African was never a replacement for indigenous labour, which continued to be widely needed by the colonial economies and societies of Brazil, even after the arrival of Africans.
Director of the People's History Museum (PHM) in Manchester, UK, shows how the union between historical knowledge and emotions can improve our connectioons to the past.
The weak response to this pandemic is the result of years of weak responses to health problems as a whole. As in the past, the absence of leadership by government, added to xenophobia, misinformation, panic, disorder and chaos, deepens the current crisis