Events

Upcoming Events

Latin American History Seminar: Roger Brew Memorial Seminar: Conflicto político y Constitución. La crisis de la primera república de Colombia, 1826-1832

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

Maria Teresa Calderon, Doctora en Historia de la Universidad de París I-Panthéon Sorbonne. Fundadora y directora del Centro de Estudios en Historia de la Universidad Externado de Colombia. Fue investigadora asociada del Instituto Francés de Estudios Andinos –IFEA-.

Speaker(s): 
Maria Teresa Calderón, Universidad Externado, Bogotá

Latin American Centre Seminars: Colombia's Road to Peace

Friday, 19 January, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Sergio Jaramillo is currently the Colombian Ambassador in Belgium and head of the Colombian Mission to the European Union. He studied Philosophy and Greek at the University of Toronto and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

Speaker(s): 
Sergio Jaramillo, Former High Commissioner for Peace in Colombia and currently Colombian Ambassador in Belgium

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

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

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Past Events

Latin American Centre Seminars: ‘Science and religion in Latin America: Why is it different?’

Friday, 26 February, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Ignacio Silva is Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College and at the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion, University of Oxford.  He is Director of the IRC’s project “Science, Philosophy and Theology – Latin American Perspectives”.  He is the editor of Latin American Perspectives on

Speaker(s): 
Dr Ignacio Silva

Latin American History Seminar: ‘Lawless robbery under the volcano: British cultural commentators on revolutionary Mexico, 1920-40’

Thursday, 25 February, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Alan Knight is Professor Emeritus of the History of Latin America at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of St Antony's College. He works on C20 Latin America, chiefly Mexico, with a focus on revolutions, state-building, and foreign relations/'imperialism'.

Speaker(s): 
Professor Alan Knight

Latin America’s challenges: Growing middle classes, declining commodity prices

Rebeca Grynspan
Monday, 22 February, 2016 -
14:30 to 16:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

The Latin American Centre is delighted to welcome the Secretary General of the Ibero-American Secretariat, Rebeca Grynspan.  She will speak on the subject "Latin America's challenges: Growing middle classes, declining commodity prices" and there will then be a Q&A session.

Speaker(s): 
Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary General of the Ibero-American Secretariat

Latin American Centre Seminars: ‘The Brazilian crisis’: Round table discussion

Friday, 5 February, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
The Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

Please note that this round table is the closing panel of a BSP conference on ‘Corruption, contraction and crisis in Brazil’.  Those interested are welcome to attend other panels throughout the day.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Rosana Pinhero-Machado (chair)
Professor Pedro Ribeiro (UFSCar and Cambridge)
Professor Alessandra Aldé (UERJ)
Dr Mario Fuks (UFMG)

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