Past Events

Latin American History Seminar: The Cult of the Virgen de Guadalupe North and South of the Rio Grande: A Contemporary History from the 1960s

Wednesday, 11 March, 2015 -
17:00 to 18:30
The Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk

Comparative History of the Americas Seminar jointly organized with the Rothermere American Institute.

Valerie Fraser, University of Essex

Latin American Centre Seminars: Interrogating the Impact of Transitional Justice Mechanisms

Thursday, 5 March, 2015 -
10:00 to 11:30
World Bank HQ, MC 6-100

Please join us for a presentation from the Transitional Justice Research Collaborative on the impact of transitional justice mechanisms in strengthening democracy, human rights, and peace.

Chair: Betty Bigombe, Senior Director, Fragility, Conflict and Violence CCSA
Speaker: Leigh Payne, Professor of Sociology and Latin America, University of Oxford (St. Antony's College)
Speaker: Bridget Marchesi, Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy’s Transitional Justice program
Discussant: Chris Mahony, Criminal Justice and Citizen Security Consultant, Governance GP
Discussant: Saku Akmeemana, Senior Governance Specialist, Governance GP

3rd Annual Rio Branco Roundtable: Brazil and the Regional Integration of LA: Policy Challenges for the 21st Century

Friday, 27 February, 2015 -
17:00 to 18:30
The Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk

A Special Roundtable Discussion in Association with the Rio Branco Visiting Professorship of International Relations.

Organized by the Brazilian Studies Programme, University of Oxford, with the generous support of CAPES, Brazilian Ministry of Education.

Prof Marcelo Medeiros, Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Rio Branco Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford, 2015
Prof Olivier Dabène, Professor of Political Science, Sciences-Po, Paris, President of the Political Observatory of Latin America and the Caribbean (OPALC)