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The LAC is one of the premier centres for the multidisciplinary study of Latin America, and works closely with Spanish Studies across the University. We offer a two-year MPhil in Latin American Studies and a one-year MSc in Latin American Studies

Events

Latin American Centre Seminars: Do our Adversaries Play by the Rules? Distrust and Democracy in Latin America

Tuesday, 21 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

The common definition of “democratic consolidation” as a situation in which democracy has turned into “the only game in town” (Linz and Stepan 1996) describes a “self-reinforcing equilibrium” in which “all politically relevant” actors play by basic democratic rules.

Speaker(s): 
Andreas Schedler, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)

Latin American History Seminar: Representation Without Taxation, Taxation Without Consent: the Legacy of Spanish Colonialism to Latin America

Thursday, 23 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Alejandra Irigoin is an Associate Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics, where she teaches Latin American Economic History and Early Modern global history.

Speaker(s): 
Alejandra Irigoin, LSE

Latin American History Seminar: Fourth François-Xavier Guerra Seminar

Monday, 27 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris

Fourth François-Xavier Guerra Seminar – jointly organized with the Centre de reserche d’histoire de l’Amerique Latine at du monde ibérique (CRALMI), University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne – Please note that this seminar will take place in Paris at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne,

Speaker(s): 
Romy Sánchez, University of Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne;
Jesús Sanjurjo, University of Leeds