The IX International and Interdisciplinary Conference Alexander Von Humboldt and Travelers Trough Yucatan will be held in the city of Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, which has a cultural, natural and scientific heritage of recognized global importance.
The Peninsular Center for Humanities and Social Sciences of the National Autonomous University of Mexico will host this conference, given its interdisciplinary nature, several of its researchers are dedicated to the study of travel, fostering an important dialogue that will strengthen academic networks with several universities at an international level.
The Peninsular Center for Humanities and Social Sciences is located in at the Ex Sanatorium of Rendon Peniche, at 43 street, between 44 and 46 street, near the midtown of Merida.
It was created on August 17, 2007, and its main mission is to promote and consolidate, from the Yucatan Peninsula, research, human resource training, and academic extension in the fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences, that contribute to the strengthening of the national presence of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. These objectives should be achieved through the dissemination of knowledge, outreach activities, links with academic institutions and government institutions and civil society, strengthening the presence of our University in the southern region of the country, as well as its links with the Greater Caribbean and Central America.