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

LAC Film Series Preview: Los Dos Escobars

Wednesday, 7 May, 2014 -
17:00 to 19:00
Latin American Centre Seminar Room

Violence, football and cocaine: by using these three topics, and two major Colombian figures, a footballer and a drug lord, The Two Escobars probes the greater problems of violence in Colombia.

Speaker(s): 
The film will be presented by Annette Idler, Drugs, Security and Democracy Fellow and DPhil candidate in Development Studies

CAF 2013 Report Presentation by Daniel Ortega: Enhancing Productivity in Latin America: from Subsistence to Transformational Entrepreneurship

Thursday, 1 May, 2014 -
17:00 to 18:30
Latin American Centre Seminar Room

CAF 2013 Report “Enhancing Productivity in Latin America: from Subsistence to Transformational Entrepreneurship”

Speaker(s): 
Daniel Ortega, Senior Research Economist, CAF Development Bank of Latin America

Images of the United States in Latin America, 1850-1900

Friday, 7 March, 2014 - 17:00
Joint RAI/LAC Seminar

Nicola Miller is Professor of Latin American History at UCL.  She is interested in intellectual history, cultural history and international history -- and particularly in thinking about how these different sub-disciplines can be brought together and in the insights to be gained from inter-discipl

Speaker(s): 
Professor Nicola Miller and Dr Adam Smith, University College London.

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