Events

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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