Past Events

Third CAF-Oxford Conference "Understanding the Challenges of Informality: Political, Economic and Social Dimensions"

Friday, 4 November, 2016 -
08:30 to 18:00
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

The Conference will launch a third joint programme between CAF and the Latin American Centre at the University of Oxford.

Enrique García, Executive President, CAF-Development Bank of Latin America
Diego Sánchez-Ancochea, Director of the Latin American Centre, University of Oxford
Roger Goodman, Head of Social Sciences Division, University of Oxford
José Antonio Ocampo, Professor, Columbia University & Former Minister of Finance, Colombia
Germán Ríos, Director of Strategic Affairs, CAF -Development Bank of Latin America
Timothy Power, Director of the Brazilian Studies Programme, University of Oxford
David Doyle, Associate Professor of Politics, University of Oxford
Eduardo Posada-Carbó, Professor of the History and Politics of Latin America, University of Oxford
Sonia Gontero, Economic Affairs Officer, ECLAC
Angel Melguizo, Head of the Latin American and Caribbean Unit at, OECD
Cecilia López, President, CiSoe
Daniel Ortega, Director of Impact Evaluation and Policy Learning, CAF-Development Bank of Latin America
Carlota Pérez, Professor of Technology and Development, London School of Economics
Fabiana Machado, Research Economist, IDB
Carlos Ominami, Former Minister of Economy and Former Senator, Chile

Latin American History Seminar: Violence, Vigilantism and Pancho Villa: the US-Mexican Border During the Mexican Revolution

Thursday, 3 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Alan Knight, professor emeritus of the History of Latin America, Oxford University; formerly of the Universities of Texas and Essex; author of The Mexican Revolution (1986, new Spanish  edition 2010); two volumes of a general history of Mexico (2002); La rev

Alan Knight, University of Oxford

Latin American Centre Seminars: Exogenous Shocks and Misattribution of Responsibility for Economic Performance: Results From Survey Experiments

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

Cesar Zucco Jr. is a Professor at FGV/EBAPE, a school of business and public administration in Rio de Janeiro.

Cesar Zucco Júnior - Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)/ Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE)

Latin American Centre Seminars: Roundtable discussion with Oxford Transitional Justice Research

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

Roundtable discussion organised with Oxford Transitional Justice Research on Cath Collins’ (University of Ulster) new book, Transitional Justice in Latin America: 'From Impunity Toward Accountability (eds.) with Roddy Brett (University of St Andrews) and

Symposium: Drugs, Politics and Society in the Global South

Wednesday, 26 October, 2016 - 09:00 to Thursday, 27 October, 2016 - 17:00
The Investcorp Auditorium, St Antony's College

More than ever, the issue of drugs and debates around drug policy have become relevant to the political debate across the globe.

Dennis Rodgers (Amsterdam)
Gernot Klantschnig (York)
Giulia Zocatelli (King's College London)
Isaac Campos (Cincinnati)
James Mills (Strathclyde)
James Windle (East London)
Maziyar Ghiabi (Oxford)
Neil Carrier (Oxford)
Orkideh Behrouzan (King's College London)
Pablo Seward (Stanford)
Saeyoung Park (Leiden)
Anais Medeiros Passos (Sciences Po)

Latin American Centre Seminars: BNDES Abroad: South-South Economic Relations and Transnational Activist Networks

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

Kathryn Hochstetler is Professor of International Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has published widely on environmental politics and development finance in Brazil and Latin America.

Kathy Hochstetler – London School of Economics