Events

Past Events

Latin American History Seminar: Brazil in the Recreation of the Inter-American Order, 1944-1948

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

Tom Long is Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Reading and Affiliated Professor at CIDE in Mexico City. His work focuses on the dynamics of asymmetry in IR, particularly in the Americas.

Speaker(s): 
Tom Long, University of Reading

Nicaragua Then, Now and in the Future.

Monday, 28 November, 2016 - 17:00
The Latin American Center, 1 Church Walk.

The Latin American Centre and the Oxford-León Association would like to invite you to our celebratory seminar on Nicaragua, as part of the 30 anniversary of the twining between the city of Oxford and León in Nicaragua.

Speaker(s): 
Professor Valpy Fitzgerald of the Oxford Department of International Development and Dr Paul Oquist, Minister - Private Secretary for National Policies of Nicaragua.

Latin American Centre Seminars: Courts that matter: Judges, Litigants and the Politics of Rights Enforcement in Latin America

Tuesday, 22 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Sandra Botero is Assistant Professor of Politics at Willamette University. She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame in 2015. She specializes in comparative judicial politics and courts and politics in young democracies.

Speaker(s): 
Sandra Botero - Willamette University

SPECIAL LATIN AMERICAN SEMINAR: Reflections on Illusions and Realities in COLOMBIAN PEACEMAKING

Friday, 18 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Malcolm Deas is an emeritus Fellow of St. Antony’s College, where with the late Sir Raymond Carr he was one of the founders of the Latin American Centre.  He first visited Colombia in 1963, and the country’s history and politics has been his main field of study ever since.

Latin American History Seminar: Race, Nature and Progress in the Work of the Nineteenth-Century Colombian Thinker José María Samper

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

Andrea Cadelo graduated with a degree in Mass Communication (major) and Philosophy (minor) from the Universidad Javeriana (Colombia).

Speaker(s): 
Andrea Cadelo, King’s College London

Latin American Centre Seminars: Roundtable discussion and launch of Ezequiel González Ocantos’ new book

Tuesday, 15 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Roundtable discussion and launch of Ezequiel González Ocantos’ (University of Oxford) new book, Shifting Legal Visions: Judicial Change and Human Rights Trials in Latin America with Pilar Domingo (Overseas Development Institute) and Par

Latin American History Seminar: Malcolm Deas Annual History Seminar: The Origins of ‘Legal Rebellions’ in Colombia

Thursday, 10 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

James Robinson is a University Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. He was formerly the Wilbur A. Cowett Professor of Government at Harvard University.

Speaker(s): 
James Robinson, University of Chicago

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