maria sibylla merian centre
conviviality-inequality in latin america
 Public Transport in the Americas: Mobility and Transatlantic Scientific Exchanges
GHI | Mecila
About the event
Mecila is supporting a four-part lecture series on “Mobilities and Migration across the Americas,” organized by Albert Manke (Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington at the University of California, Berkeley) and Mario Peters (GHI Washington).
The third virtual lecture, “Public Transport in the Americas: Mobility and Transatlantic Scientific Exchanges,” will be held this Friday (March 26).
In this session, historian Andra B. Chastain (Washington State University Vancouver) will discuss the history of the metro system in Santiago de Chile where French-Chilean collaboration played an important role
Sociologist and historian Dhan Zunino Singh (National University of Quilmes) will address the introduction of underground railway systems for urban public transport in Boston and Buenos Aires in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries from a cultural-historical and transnational perspective.