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

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

Instituciones y Desarrollo en América Latina – Institutions and Development in Latin America

Monday, 7 July, 2014 -
08:00 to 17:15
Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogota, Colombia
Speaker(s): 
Diego Sánchez–Ancochea - Latin American Centre, University of Oxford,
Eduardo Posada Carbó - Latin American Centre, University of Oxford,
Timothy Power - Latin American Centre, University of Oxford,
Malcom Deas- Latin American Centre, University of Oxford,
Guillermo Fernandez de Soto – Representante para Europa, CAF,
José Dario Uribe - Gerente General Banco de la República,
Andrés Rugeles - CAF – Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina,
Hernando Gómez Buendía – Razón Pública,
Mónica Pachón Buitrago – Universidad de los Andes,
Rodrigo Uprimny – Centro de Estudios De Justicia,
Salomón Kalmanovitz – Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano,
Fernando Cepeda – Ex Ministro de Estado,
Jorge Iván González – Universidad Externado de Colombia,
Cecilia López Montaño – CiSoe,
Adolfo Meisel Roca – Banco de la República,
Juan Camilo Cárdenas – Universidad de los Andes,
Santiago Montenegro - Asofondos,
Leonardo Villar – Fedesarrollo,
José Antonio Ocampo - Universidad de Columbia,

Latin American and Caribbean Migration and Diasporas: Culture, People, Places

Monday, 16 June, 2014 -
14:00 to 17:00
Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk

The Latin American and Caribbean Migration Research network (MIGRALAC) brings together researchers who are working on a broad range of issues relating to Latin American and Caribbean migration and diasporas.

Speaker(s): 
Robin Cohen, University of Oxford
Mette Louise Berg, ISCA and COMPAS, Oxford
Cathy McIlwaine, University of London
Davide Però , University of Nottingham
Peggy Levitt, Wellesley College and Harvard University

Accountability for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Dictatorships and Civil Conflicts: The Argentine Model in Comparative Perspective

Wednesday, 11 June, 2014 - 18:00 to Saturday, 8 November, 2014 - 13:00
Argentine Ambassador's Residence and St Antony's College (see programme for specific details)

Please see the Poster and the Programme for Conference details.

 

Between the Maya and the Mexican Revolution: Mestizo Politics and the New Peonage in Yucatan, 1920-1933

Friday, 30 May, 2014 -
17:00 to 18:30
Latin American Centre Seminar Room

Bartolomé García Correa (1893-1978) was Yucatán’s first mestizo (mixed race) governor (1930-33), co-founded Mexico’s long-ruling P.R.I. (1928-2000, 2012-?), and was ranked among the Revolution’s Socialist Millionaires.

Speaker(s): 
Ben Fallaw, Colby College

A Tale of Two Forests - Comparing the Historical Patterns of Deforestation and Conservation in the Brazilian Atlantic and Amazon Forests - 1930-2012

Wednesday, 28 May, 2014 - 17:00
Colin Matthew Room, Radcliffe Humanities Centre

A Tale of Two Forests - Comparing the Historical Patterns of Deforestation and Conservation in the Brazilian Atlantic and Amazon Forests - 1930-2012 Free and open to all.

Speaker(s): 
Jose Augusto Padua, (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Rachel Carson Centre in Munich)

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