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Celebrating 50 years since its creation in St Antony's College, the LAC is one of the premier centres for the multidisciplinary study of Latin America.  We offer a two-year MPhil in Latin American Studies and a one-year MSc in Latin American Studies.

Latest News

Dr Janey Messina joins SIAS

We would like to announce that Dr Janey Messina recently joined us as Associate Professor in Social Science Research Methods.  Her teaching focus will be on social science research methods, teaching quantitative methods to students in both the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Scho

Events

Latin American Centre Seminars: Poverty reduction and religion at the urban margins in Latin America

Thursday, 23 February, 2017 - 12:45
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

The presence of religion is widespread in Latin America’s informal settlements, from statutes of saints in the public space, to religious processions, to individual devotions.

Speaker(s): 
Ana Lourdes Suárez, Jimena Maccio (Catholic University of Argentina) and Séverine Deneulin (University of Bath)

Latin American History Seminar: Joint Seminar with the Global History Centre: Liberals, Peasants and Jacobins: The Mexican Revolution (1910-40) in Global Perspective

Thursday, 23 February, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Alan Knight, former Professor of Latin American History at Oxford University, is an Emeritus Fellow of the Latin American Centre. 

Speaker(s): 
Alan Knight, St. Antony’s College

Latin American Centre Seminars: Co-hosted with the African Studies Centre and the China Centre: The impact of China in developing countries: Latin America and Africa compared

Friday, 24 February, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Ricardo Soares de Oliveira is Associate Professor in Comparative Politics (African Politics) at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford; Official Fellow of St Peter's College; and a Fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin.

Speaker(s): 
Ricardo Soares (University of Oxford) and Rhys Jenkins (University of East Anglia)