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Peruvian historian Marcos Cueto is this year's Pierre du Bois Visiting Professor in Contemporary Latin American History at the Graduate Institute during the spring semester. He is also a principle researcher and former Director at the Institute of Peruvian Studies in Lima.
His recent books include Cold War and Deadly Fevers: Malaria Eradication in Mexico, 1955-1970, and The Value of Health: A History of the Pan American Health Organization. He is currently finishing a new book on the history of the World Health Organization in the context of the Cold-War and post-Cold War periods.
During the spring semester at the Graduate Institute, Professor Cueto teaches a seminar entitled "Global Health, Latin America and the US during the Cold-War and post-Cold War periods, 1940s-2000".
Moreover, Professor Cueto will give a public lecture entitled
Global Health and Latin America at the Turn of the 21st Century
This conference is hosted by the Graduate Institute and takes place on Monday 10 March 2014, 18:30 - 20:00 in the Auditorium Ivan Pictet Maison de la Paix, Genève.
Please register here for the event.
Professor Cueto also presents a paper titled Actors, institutions and politics in the origins of the World Health Organization at the International Workshop History, Humanities and Global Health on Wednesday 12 March and Thursday 13 March 2014.
The Pierre du Bois Foundation warmly welcomes Professor Cueto to Geneva.