Events

Upcoming Events

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

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

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Past Events

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.

Brazil and Africa: Historical Legacies, Contemporary Engagement

LAC, Rio Branco, Brazil, Africa, Paulo Visentini
Tuesday, 18 February, 2014 -
17:00 to 18:30
Latin American Centre Seminar Room

A Special Roundtable Discussion in Association with the Rio Branco Visiting Professorship of International Relations with the generous support of CAPES, the Instituto Rio Branco, and Mr Rajeev Misra.

Speaker(s): 
Andrew Hurrell FBA, Montague Burton Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford
Gerhard Seibert, Centre for African Studies, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon
Paulo Visentini, Rio Branco Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford 2014, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre
Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, University Lecturer in African Politics, University of Oxford.

LAC Film Series Preview: A Festa da Menina Morta (The Dead Girl's Feast)

Wednesday, 12 February, 2014 -
17:30 to 19:30
Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk

Matheus Nachtergaele's haunting debut hinges on the events of The Dead Girl's Feast, a local celebration that commemorates an alleged miracle to have occurred in the riverside community.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Ramon Sarró, University Lecturer in the Social Anthropology of Africa, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford

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