Calls for Papers: Homeopathy in Latin America and Spain: Local Developments and its International Networks

We are pleased to receive manuscripts on homeopathy in Latin America and their transnational networks to be published in the journal História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos (HCSM) ( The journal is a quarterly publication of the Casa de Oswaldo Cruz (COC/Fiocruz) and publishes original peer-reviewed articles and research notes, documents and images of historical merit, debates, interviews, and reviews of books and online resources, all pertaining to the history of science and health.

We invite colleagues and scholars to submit original works on topics pertaining to Homeopathy in Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean. We suggest the following themes as a starting point for your consideration: Practice of non-western medicines in the region as they relate to homeopathy, the conflicts between homeopathy and allopathy in the construction of public health systems, homeopathy in a global context, homeopathy and medical training, homeopathy and competing medical systems, homeopathy and the pharmaceutical industry, and related topics. Approaches from different disciplines, with a national, international, or global perspective, or with a comparative perspective are welcomed and encouraged.

Each accepted article will go through the traditional peer-review process of the journal. In the cover letter, the author(s) should mention that the paper will be part of the dossier “Homeopathy in Latin America and Spain: Local Developments and its International Networks”.

Article length should be less than 9,000 words. HCSM accepts submissions in Portuguese, Spanish, English, and French. The paper must be original and not have been previously submitted to another journal. For more detailed information on submission guidelines please read the Instructions to Authors at Manuscripts should be submitted through ScholarOne at

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Please address any questions to the guest editors:
Jethro Hernandez Berrones, Southwestern University. (
Patricia Palma, UC Davis (

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