Events

Upcoming Events

Latin American History Seminar: Roger Brew Memorial Seminar: Conflicto político y Constitución. La crisis de la primera república de Colombia, 1826-1832

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

Maria Teresa Calderon, Doctora en Historia de la Universidad de París I-Panthéon Sorbonne. Fundadora y directora del Centro de Estudios en Historia de la Universidad Externado de Colombia. Fue investigadora asociada del Instituto Francés de Estudios Andinos –IFEA-.

Speaker(s): 
Maria Teresa Calderón, Universidad Externado, Bogotá

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

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Past Events

Latin American Centre Seminars: Natural History Values and Meanings in Nineteenth-Century Chile

Tuesday, 24 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Nineteenth-century natural history flourished in Chile thanks to a collaboration between foreign immigrants and Chileans, in a context of Chilean state support for natural history institutions and training, but also in a context in which the natural sciences, and natural history specifically, cam

Speaker(s): 
Patience Schell, University of Aberdeen

Natural disasters and its negative impacts on the economic growth of the Caribbean region: A conversation with Bocchit Edmond (Ambassador of Haiti)

Friday, 20 October, 2017 -
12:45 to 14:15
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Ambassador Edmond is a seasoned career Diplomat and negotiator with many years of diplomatic service in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Latin American Centre Seminars: The Competency Signal in Comparative Perspective

Tuesday, 17 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

This paper revisits theoretical models of economic voting to demonstrate that in countries where international shocks are substantially large, the economic vote is a poor instrument of democratic accountability, ultimately no better than the flip of a coin as a mechanism to select the best incumb

Speaker(s): 
Daniela Campello, Getulio Vargas Foundation and CAF Fellow,
Cesar Zucco, Getulio Vargas Foundation

Latin American History Seminar: Lessons from Empire: The First Hispanists in the United States, 1820-1880

Thursday, 12 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Inaugural Lecture to mark the 5th anniversary of the Oxford Latin American History Seminar, jointly organized with the History Faculty, the Rothermere American Institute, the Centre for Global History and the Sub-Faculty of Spanish.

Speaker(s): 
Ivan Jaksić, Stanford University

Latin American Centre Seminars: Coalitions and Compliance: The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Patents in Latin America

Tuesday, 10 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

International changes can reconfigure domestic politics. Since the late 1980s, developing countries have been subject to intense pressures regarding intellectual property rights. These pressures have been exceptionally controversial in the area of pharmaceuticals.

Speaker(s): 
Ken Shadlen, London School of Economics

Belize Studies Conference

Saturday, 7 October, 2017 -
09:30 to 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

All are welcome to the Annual Meeting of the UK Belize Association to be held at the Latin American Centre, University of Oxford on Saturday 7th October, 2017, from 9.30am to 5.00pm.

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