El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate is a picturesque town on the shores of Lake Argentino in southern Patagonia, surrounded by plateaus, founded in 1927; differs from the rest of Patagonia by its mild microclimate. The city lives mainly on tourism. Here is amazing nature, bright blue water surface of the lake, small cozy bars and restaurants, local residents, […]

Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre

Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre

Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre. It is a Brazilian federal public higher education institution, specialized in the areas of health sciences. Historical review The construction of the UFRGS university hospital and the great demand for doctors in the State in the 1950sdetermined the foundation of the Catholic Faculty of Medicine (FCM[i]), as […]

Argentina Ethnography

Argentina Ethnography

The archaeological research carried out in the territory of the Argentine republic has given a very abundant material, useful above all to establish the degree of culture of the indigenous peoples encountered by the Europeans at the time of the discovery and the first colonization, and largely disappeared or absorbed during development of the latter. […]

Argentina Fossil Fauna

Argentina Fossil Fauna

The Argentine territory appears to us with its own faunal characteristics since the last times of the Mesozoic era; before this time the layers of the earth offer us only hints of marine fauna, more or less similar to those discovered in other countries; the cretaceous formations instead contain the remains of a terrestrial fauna […]

Argentina Literature

Argentina Literature

The literature of the last twenty years in Argentina has undergone various influences of European currents, from existentialism to structuralism, which not only conditioned philosophical studies and militant criticism, but profoundly influenced artistic creation itself: it is enough to observe the constant presence of themes such as the Heideggerian “living for death” in novelists and […]

Argentina Libraries

Argentina Libraries and Museums

The library of the National Council of Women should also be mentioned, which carries out an intense work of education and teaching: it has obtained the official recognition of its diplomas as secretary, translator, teacher of declamation, languages, etc. Archives. – The main Argentine historical archive is the Archivo general de la nación, founded in 1821. […]