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-.

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.

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.

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).

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).

Andres Estefane Jaramillo, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago, Chile


Past Events

The Brazilian Outlook for 2014: Elections, Economy and Mega-Events

Brazilian Outlook, LAC, University of Notre Dame, London
Thursday, 30 January, 2014 -
16:00 to 18:30
University of Notre Dame London Centre

A roundtable discussion co-sponsored by Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame, and Notre Dame London Centre, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazilian School of Business and Public Administration (EBAPE), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazilian Studies Programme, Latin American Centre, University of Oxf

Prof Scott Mainwaring (University of Notre Dame)
HE Roberto Jaguaribe (Ambassador of Brazil to the United Kingdom)
Dr Daniella Campello (EBAPE/FGV)
Dr Cesar Zucco Jr. (EBAPE/FGV)
Dr Carlos Pereira (EBAPE/FGV)
Dr Timothy Power (University of Oxford)

Democracy in Argentina: Thirty Years After the Transition

Notre Dame, London, LAC, Argentina, Democracy, Transition
Tuesday, 10 December, 2013 - 16:00
University of Notre Dame London Global Gateway, London

December 10 is a significant day for democracy and human rights in Latin America.

Alicia Castro, Ambassador of Argentina to the United Kingdom
Scott Mainwaring, Conley Professor of Political Science Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow University of Notre Dame
Gabriela Ippolito-O'Donnell, Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellow University of Notre Dame
Philippe Schmitter, Emeritus Professor of Political Science European University Institute
Leigh Payne, Professor of Sociology of Latin America Director, Latin American Centre St. Antony's College, University of Oxford
Guillermo Makin, Senior Research Associate Centre of Latin American Studies University of Cambridge
Warren von Eschenbach, Director, Notre Dame London Centre
Paolo Carozza, Director, Kellogg Institute for International Studies
Tiffany Barnes - Teleconference Moderator Visiting Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies

The Colombian Peace Talks: A Challenge for Security and Democracy?

LAC Colombia Peace Talks
Wednesday, 20 November, 2013 - 15:30
Pavillion, St Antony's College, University of Oxford


Ingrid Betancourt, former presidential candidate and former hostage of the FARC
Fernando Carrillo, former Colombian Minister of the Interior (tbc)
John Dew, former Ambassador of the UK to Colombia
Jorge Orlando Melo, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano
Henry Patterson, University of Ulster
Mauricio Rubio, Universidad de Externado de Colombia
Markus Schultze-Kraft, University of Sussex