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

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.

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.

Dr Ramon Sarró, University Lecturer in the Social Anthropology of Africa, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford

Book Launch: Democracies and dictatorships in Latin America: emergence, survival, and fall

Friday, 31 January, 2014 - 17:00

Book Launch Event at the Latin American Centre

Scott Mainwaring and Aníbal Pérez Liñán, Democracies and Dictatorships in Latin America: Emergence, Survival, and Fall (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

Presented by Professor Scott Mainwaring (University of Notre Dame).

Professor Scott Mainwaring, University of Notre Dame.