Public Transport in the Americas: Mobility and Transatlantic Scientific Exchanges

Andra B. Chastain, Dhan Zunino Singh, Bianca Freire-Medeiros, & Mario Peters

Part of GHI Lecture Series: Mobilities and Migration Across the Americas

March 26, 2021

Event Description

This is the third event in a four-part lecture series on “Mobilities and Migration across the Americas,” organized by the German Historical Institute. Bringing together scholars from Latin America and the Caribbean, the United States, and Europe, this lecture series aims to provide a platform for engaging and inspiring interdisciplinary debates. 


Andra B. Chastain is an assistant professor of history at the Washington State University Vancouver. Her research focusses on modern Latin America, particularly on twentieth-century Chile in a global context.

Dhan Zunino Singh is a professor at the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes (Argentina). His research focuses on the history of mobility in Buenos Aires from a cultural and urban perspective.

Moderator: Bianca Freire-Medeiros is a sociology professor at University of São Paulo (Brazil).

Moderator: Mario Peters is a research fellow in American and Transatlantic History at the GHI Washington.


Organized by Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington at the University of California, Berkeley, German Historical Institute Washington, D.C., and co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, the Institute of European Studies, Global, International & Area Studies (all at UC Berkeley), The Maria Sibylla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies (CALAS), and the International Research Training Group (IRTG) “Temporalities of Future.”