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23rd Annual WHA Conference Costa Rica 2014

July 16, 2014 - July 18, 2014

Museum of Gold, San Jose

Museum of Gold, San Jose


The World History Association, graciously hosted by the University of Costa Rica, held the 2014 WHA Costa Rica Conference, July 16-18, 2014 with the dual themes of the conference of “The Environment in World History” and “Latin America In World History.” The conference offered a wonderful opportunity to commune with an international community of world history scholars, teachers, and students. The conference venue and official conference hotel, the Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose, provide a wonderful backdrop to reconnect with colleagues from around the globe, an excellent setting for the collegiality that is a well-known feature of our annual conference.


Keynote Address

McNeill PP Graphic

John R. McNeill perfectly synthesized the two conference themes with his Keynote Address, “How Hungry Mosquitoes Liberated the Americas, 1776-1898.” [PowerPoint File, PDF]


Conference Program

CR Program Cover

Conference Program Without Abstracts [Downloadable version of the printed conference program]

Conference Program With Abstracts



July 16, 2014
July 18, 2014
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Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose
700 meters west from Bridgestone/Firestone, La Ribera de Belen Heredia, Costa Rica


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