Events

Upcoming Events

Latin American History Seminar: Empire in retreat: Past, Present and Future of the United States

Tuesday, 24 April, 2018 -
16:00 to 17:30
Rothermere American Institute, 1a South Parks Road

Victor Bulmer-Thomas is Emeritus Professor of London University, Honorary Professor at the Institute of the Americas, UCL, and Associate Fellow in the United States and Americas Programme, Chatham House. He has been a Director of the J.P.

Speaker(s): 
Victor Bulmer-Thomas, UCL and London University

His Excellency Orville London, High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Tuesday, 1 May, 2018 -
12:00 to 14:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

His Excellency Orville London was born in the village of Parlatuvier in Tobago, the smaller of the two islands in the twin island state of Trinidad and Tobago.  He obtained his primary school education at the Whim Anglican Primary School, and secondary education at Bishop’s High School in Mt.

Substantial Solidarity Bridges? A Historical Analysis of Spain’s Role in the Consolidation of a EU — Latin America Partnership

Wednesday, 2 May, 2018 -
12:30 to 13:45
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Dr. Cristina Blanco Sío-López is Santander Fellow in Iberian and European Studies at the European Studies Centre – St. Antony’s College of the University of Oxford, where she works on a research project dedicated to the History of the EU’s Free Movement of Persons.

Speaker(s): 
Cristina Blanco Sío-López

Latin American History Seminar: A Southerner South of the Border: How William Jenkins Became Mexico’s Richest Industrialist

Thursday, 3 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Andrew Paxman completed a PhD in History at UT Austin. From 2009 to 2013 he taught history at Millsaps College in Mississippi. He is a research professor at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico, where he teaches history and journalism.

Speaker(s): 
Andrew Paxman, CIDE, Mexico

Book Launch: Time, Science and the Critique of Technological Reason. Essays in Honour of Hermínio Martins

Friday, 4 May, 2018 -
12:45 to 14:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Hermínio Martins (1934-2015) was a fellow at the Latin American Centre, St Antony’s College, since his appointment in 1971 until his retirement in 2001. This festschrift commemorates Martins legacy, introducing his wide-ranging contributions to the social sciences.

Latin American History Seminar: The Representation of Spanish American Interests at the Imperial Court in the Age of the Bourbon Reforms, c. 1750-1808

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

Álvaro Caso Bello is a Ph.D. candidate in History at Johns Hokpins University, having previously completed an M.A. in History at Hopkins. He recently co-edited, with Gabriel Paquette, a new edition of Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos’ most influential writings in G.M.

Speaker(s): 
Alvaro Caso Bello, Johns Hopkins University

Latin American History Seminar: Challenging the Imperial Narrative: the Spanish-Aztec Encounter

Monday, 21 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Matthew Restall is a Colonial Latin American Historian with areas of specialization in Yucatan and Mexico, Guatemala and Belize, Maya history, the Spanish Conquest, and Africans in Spanish America.

Speaker(s): 
Matthew Restall, Pennsylvania State University

Latin American History Seminar: Luisa Coleta and the Capuchin Friar: Slavery, Salvation, and the Adjudication of Status (Havana, 1817)

Thursday, 31 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Rebecca J. Scott is Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law at the University of Michigan. She studies slavery, emancipation, and citizenship in both Latin America and the United States. Along with Jean M.

Speaker(s): 
Rebecca J. Scott, University of Michigan

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Past Events

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)

Crime and Security in Latin America

Thursday, 3 December, 2015 - 14:00
InvestCorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College, Oxford
 
Programme:
2.00-3.30 Presentation of the report
3.30-4.00 Coffee
4.00-6.00 Panel on: Crime, violence and security in Latin America
Speaker(s): 
Daniel Ortega (CAF-Development Bank of Latin America); Adam Baird (Coventry University); Annette Idler (University of Oxford); Graham Denyer Willis (University of Cambridge)

Latin American Centre Seminars: Democracy & liberalism in Latin America: 50 years of historiography

Tuesday, 1 December, 2015 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Malcolm Deas: "Strange and surprising similarities between Colombian and English liberalism in the politics of the mid-nineteenth century"

Eduardo Posada-Carbo: “Democracy and liberalism in Latin America during the 19th century”

Speaker(s): 
Malcolm Deas and Eduardo Posada Carbo

Book launch: "The Economic Accomplices of the Dictatorship in Argentina: Outstanding Debts to Settle"

Thursday, 26 November, 2015 -
18:30 to 21:00
Argentine Ambassador’s Residence, 49 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8QZ

Horacio Verbitsky and Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky bring together contributions, from more than twenty specialists, in this book that aims to reveal complicity that existed between economic and other private actors and the dictatorship in Argentina.

Speaker(s): 
Horacio Verbitsky; Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky; Leigh Payne; Gabriel Pereira; Camilo Sanchez; Chantal Mouffe

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