Events

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

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