The purpose of the Latin American Society for the History of Economics (ALAHPE) is to promote and disseminate teaching and research in the history and methodology of economics in Latin America. It also aims to cooperate with other similar-minded institutions, and to improve academic cooperation and exchange among scholars in the region.
5th ALAHPE Conference, November 25, 2015, Celso Furtado Room, ECLAC Headquarters, Santiago, Chile.
Since the Santiago conference in November 2015, the members of ALAHPE decided to create a committee that will be in charge of organizing both the next conference, to be held in Bogotá, as well as other smaller events. The members of this committee are Alexandre Mendes Cunha (Brazil), Andrés Álvarez (Colombia), Cláudia Pico (Colombia), Florencia Sember (Argentina) and Juan Pablo Arroyo (Mexico).
The communication committee, also created during the Santiago conference, is in charge of stimulating communication among members and others interested in ALAHPE. Among its attributions are: the creation of mechanisms for collective communication; designing and implementing a (this!) website; disseminating relevant information to the community; and announcing events and other news that could be of general interest. The members of this committee are Alfredo Félix Blanco (Argentina), Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak (Brazil), Erich Pinzón-Fuchs (Colombia) and Monica Hernandez (El Salvador).