Events

Upcoming Events

The Cuban agricultural model: a paradigmatic case in Latin America?

Thursday, 25 January, 2018 -
12:45 to 14:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Whereas the majority of Latin American countries promoted non-traditional exports and ‘Agriculture of Change’ (based on large scale monocrops) in the early 1990s, Cuba was forced to implement an alternative model.

Speaker(s): 
Elisa Botella-Rodríguez, Lecturer in Economic History, Economics and Economic History Department and Instituto de Iberoamérica, University of Salamanca, Spain.

Latin American History Seminar: Nationalism, Popular Demonstrations and the Role of Parliament in Early Twentieth Century Argentina

Thursday, 25 January, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Martín Castro (DPhil. in Modern History, University of Oxford, 2004) is a researcher at CONICET (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina) and professor at Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (UNTREF- Argentina).

Speaker(s): 
Martín Castro, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, and Conicet, Argentina

"Chile´s political development and its relations to Latin America". A conversation with Rolando Drago Rodríguez (Ambassador of Chile)

Friday, 26 January, 2018 -
12:45 to 14:15
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Rolando Drago was educated at the Universidad Técnica del Estado, the Universidad Católica de Chile and the Diplomatic Academy of Chile.
 

Latin American History Seminar: Democracy, Authoritarianism, and Territory in Chile. The Long History of Pinochet’s Regionalization

Thursday, 1 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Andres Estefane Jaramillo PhD in History (State University of New York at Stony Brook) and researcher at the Center for the Study of Political History of the School of Government at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile).

Speaker(s): 
Andres Estefane Jaramillo, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago, Chile

Latin American History Seminar: El instante chino. El APRA, el Kuo-Min-Tang y los orígenes globales del populismo latinoamericano

Thursday, 15 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Martin Bergel (Buenos Aires, 1973). Doctor en Historia por la Universidad de Buenos Aires y Profesor de Historia Social Latinoamericana en la misma universidad. Es investigador del CONICET y del Centro de Historia Intelectual de la Universidad de Quilmes (Argentina).

Speaker(s): 
Martin Bergel, University of Quilmes and Conicet, Argentina

Latin American Centre Seminars: Joint seminar with the Spanish Real Instituto Elcano/ 2018: Electoral Year in Latin America – Round Table Discussion

Friday, 16 February, 2018 -
16:30 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Speaker(s): 
Professor Carlos Malamud, Real Instituto Elcano, Spain
Maryhen Jimenez, LAC
Oswaldo Amaral, State University of Campinas (Unicamp)
Carlos Pérez-Ricart, LAC

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Past Events

Presidents, Governors, and the Politics of Distribution in Argentina and Brazil

Monday, 23 May, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Dr Lucas González is professor of political science at UNSAM in Buenos Aires. He completed the MSc at the Latin American Centre in 2002-2003, when he was a Chevening Scholar at Wolfson College.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Lucas González, Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM), Argentina

Latin American History Seminar: Antiguo régimen y modernidad en Latinoamerica: liberalismo, derecho y elecciones, siglo XIX

Thursday, 19 May, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Annick Lempérière: profesora de Historia de América Latina en la Universidad Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, directora del CRALMI (Centre de Recherche d’Histoire de l’Amérique Latine et du Monde ibérique).

Speaker(s): 
Annick Lempérière, Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne
Eduardo Posada Carbó, St. Antony’s College

Latin American History Seminar: The Science of Nation Building: Geographic Practices Forge a Modern Colombian Republic, 1821-1921

Thursday, 12 May, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Lina del Castillo is Assistant Professor of History and Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She received her B.A. from Cornell University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Miami.

Speaker(s): 
Lina del Castillo, University of Austin, Texas

Latin American History Seminar: The Roots of an Elusive Andean Identity: A Brief History

Thursday, 5 May, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Enrique Ayala Mora was until recently Rector of the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar in Ecuador.  He completed his DPhil in modern history at Oxford and has published extensively on the history and politics of Latin America, with a focus on Ecuador.  His publications include: (ed

Speaker(s): 
Enrique Ayala, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar

'The Andean Region Today: Political, International and Economic Challenges' Conference

Thursday, 5 May, 2016 - 14:00 to Friday, 6 May, 2016 - 17:00
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

The Latin American Centre and the Universidad Andina in Quito are together organising a conference on the contemporary scene in the Andean republics (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia) on May 5 and 6, 2016. 

Latin American History Seminar: 'The Late Spanish Translation of The Federalist in Latin America and the Concept of ‘Federalism’ in Argentina'

Thursday, 28 April, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Rebeca Viguera-Ruiz is PhD in Modern History. Associate Professor at University of La Rioja since 2011. She is currently a Senior Visitor at Oxford University (St.

Speaker(s): 
Rebeca Viguera Ruiz, University of La Rioja and St. Antony’s College

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