Events

Upcoming Events

SPECIAL SEMINAR ON THE VENEZUELAN CRISIS: THE OTHER VENEZUELA: The Current Crisis in Historical Context

Wednesday, 31 May, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Malcolm Deas is an Emeritus Fellow of St. Antony’s College.  He graduated from New College in modern History in 1962, and was a Fellow of All Souls College from 1962-1966.

Speaker(s): 
Malcolm Deas, St. Antony’s College

Past Events

Latin American History Seminar: NARRATIVES OF SUFFERING and the Creation of National Identities in Panama (1878-1936)

Thursday, 25 May, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Rolando de la Guardia completed his PhD at University College London and is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Latin American Centre in Oxford.  Before coming to the Latin American Centre, he worked as a lecturer in history at the Florida State University campus in Panama and at

Speaker(s): 
Rolando de la Guardia, Visiting Fellow, Latin American Centre

Latin American History Seminar: How to get rid of one's capital? Ties and relationships between the provinces of the Rio de la Plata and Buenos Aires (1810-1826); From Federalism to Centralism: Political Projects in New Granada, 1809-1821

Thursday, 18 May, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

This is the third François-Xavier Guerra Seminar, jointly organized with the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne with the support of the Oxford Maison Française.

Speaker(s): 
Genevieve Verdo, University of Paris I, Pantheon-Sorbonne; Anthony MacFarlane, University of Warwick

Latin American History Seminar: New Economic Groups and Changes in the Peruvian´s Corporate Network: Business Groups During the Military Regime (1968-1980)

Thursday, 11 May, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Martin Monsalve es Profesor del Departamento Académico de Humanidades de la Universidad del Pacífico. Además es presidente del Fondo Editorial y director de Apuntes, revista de Ciencias Sociales.

Speaker(s): 
Martin Monsalve, Universidad del Pacífico, Lima

Annual Guido Di Tella Memorial Lecture: Rights, Claims and Trials: Legal strategies as policy tools

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017 - 17:00
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony's College

Catalina Smulovitz is Vice-President of the University Torcuato Di Tella as well as Professor of Political Science. Professor Smulovitz, who has a PhD in Political Science from Penn State University, has taught in Argentina, the United States and the UK.

Oxford Transitional Justice Research Group Round Table: The economic accomplices of Pinochet’s dictatorship

Friday, 5 May, 2017 -
17:00 to 19:00
Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College

Transitional Justice mechanisms have advanced truth, memory, justice, reparations and institutional reforms in Chile, albeit at an irregular rate.

Speaker(s): 
Marcos González (Cambridge University), Tomás Undurraga (UCL), Sebastián Smart (UCL)

Presentation of CAF Economy and Development Report 2016: More Skills for Work and Life

Friday, 5 May, 2017 -
12:45 to 14:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

In cooperation with the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), the Latin American centre will present the CAF Economy and Development Report 2016  "More skills for work and life: the contribution of families, schools, jobs, and the social context."

Speaker(s): 
Diego Sanchez Ancochea, Director of Latin American Centre, Oxford; Lucila Berniell, Research Economist, CAF; Rafael Novella, Economist, Inter-American Development Bank; Marta Favara, Senior Researcher Officer, Oxford

Latin American History Seminar: Roger Brew Memorial Seminar: Regional Disparities in a Pre-industrial Economy: GDP per capita of the Colombian States in 1846

Thursday, 4 May, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Adolfo Meisel Roca, a leading economic historian of Colombia, completed his PhD in Economics at the University of Illinois following his Master’s degree in Sociology at Yale, and a BA in Economics at the Andes University in Bogotá.  He has published extensively on a wide

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