Events

Past Events

Latin American Centre Seminars: The International Politics of Renewable Energy: Paraguay and the Itaipu Treaty

Friday, 2 March, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Maria A. Gwynn is a Global Leaders Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and a Research Fellow at University College, Oxford. She was formerly a postdoctoral research fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.

Speaker(s): 
Maria A. Gwynn, Blavatnik School of Government and University College

Latin American History Seminar: Spanish American Conversations about the Portuguese Empire (16th and 17th centuries)

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

Giuseppe Marcocci is Associate Professor in Iberian History (European and Extra-European, 1450-1800), Exeter College. His main research interests lie at the intersection of politics, culture and religion across the early modern Iberian world.

Speaker(s): 
Giuseppe Marcocci, Exeter College

Latin American Centre Seminars: Roundtable Discussion on "Whither Brazil? Scenarios for 2018 and Beyond"

Friday, 23 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony’s College

Rachel Meneguello is Professor of Political Science at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and editor of the journal Opinião Pública. In 2014/17 she served as Vice president of Graduate Studies Affairs at the University.

Speaker(s): 
Chair: Rachel Meneguello, University of Campinas

Latin American History Seminar: A 'Brown Man's Country'? Langston Hughes in Mexico

Thursday, 22 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Rothermere American Institute, 1A S Parks Road

William Booth is Lecturer in Modern History at St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford and Adjunct Professor in Latin American Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (Bologna).

Speaker(s): 
William Booth, St Catherine’s College and Johns Hopkins University in Bologna

The Maritime Dispute Before The International Court Of Justice: The Bolivian Arguments

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

For more than a century the diplomatic relationships between Bolivia and Chile have been conditioned by the Pacific war (1879-1883), where Bolivia and Peru confronted Chile. As a product of the war Bolivia lost access to the Pacific Ocean.

Speaker(s): 
Mr Eduardo Rodriguez Veltze (former president of Bolivia)

Latin American Centre Seminars: Joint seminar with the Spanish Real Instituto Elcano/ 2018: Electoral Year in Latin America – Round Table Discussion

Friday, 16 February, 2018 -
16:30 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Carlos Malamud is Senior Analyst for Latin America at the Elcano Royal Institute, and Professor of Latin American History at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain.

Speaker(s): 
Professor Carlos Malamud, Real Instituto Elcano, Spain
Maryhen Jimenez, LAC
Oswaldo Amaral, State University of Campinas (Unicamp)
Carlos Pérez-Ricart, LAC

Latin American History Seminar: El instante chino. El APRA, el Kuo-Min-Tang y los orígenes globales del populismo latinoamericano

Thursday, 15 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Martin Bergel (Buenos Aires, 1973). Doctor en Historia por la Universidad de Buenos Aires y Profesor de Historia Social Latinoamericana en la misma universidad. Es investigador del CONICET y del Centro de Historia Intelectual de la Universidad de Quilmes (Argentina).

Speaker(s): 
Martin Bergel, University of Quilmes and Conicet, Argentina

Latin American Centre Seminars: Academic Entrepreneurs, Public Policy and the Growth of Latin American Studies in Britain During the Cold War

Friday, 9 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Rory Miller is Honorary Fellow in International Business History at the University of Liverpool.  He was Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies between 1999 and 2002 and subsequently Reader in the Management School there.

Speaker(s): 
Rory Miller, University of Liverpool

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