Events

Upcoming Events

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

"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

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Past Events

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)

Latin American Centre Seminars: ‘Sustaining contentious mobilisation: Citizenship and identity in Chilean Poblaciones’

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

This presentation will respond to the question of why and how some Chilean poblaciones (underprivileged neighbourhoods) have sustained contentious collective action through the past 35 years.

Speaker(s): 
Simon Escoffier

40 Years since Operation Condor: Justice without Borders

Thursday, 17 December, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, 18 December, 2015 - 13:00

Between late November and early December 1975, Operation Condor was formally created in Santiago at a meeting of South America’s security forces.

Speaker(s): 
Javiera Blanco (Chile’s Minister of Justice)
Amerigo Incalcaterra (UN OHCHR)
Patricio Walker (President of the Senate)
Pablo Ouviña (Prosecutor in the Argentine Operation Condor trial)
Luz Palmás Zaldua (Centre for Legal and Social Studies, Argentina)
Laura Elgueta Díaz (survivor of Operation Condor)
Eduardo Contreras (human rights lawyer)
Alejandro Solis (former judge, Human Rights Unit of the Ministry of Defence, Chile)

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