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

Latin American History Seminar: The Height, Depth and Width of the Left in Latin America: A Historical Perspective

Thursday, 1 June, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Paulo Drinot is senior lecturer in Latin American History at the Institute of the Americas, University College London and co-editor of the Journal of Latin American Studies.

Speaker(s): 
Paulo Drinot, University College London

SPECIAL SEMINAR ON THE VENEZUELAN CRISIS: THE OTHER VENEZUELA: The Current Crisis in Historical Context

Wednesday, 31 May, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Malcolm Deas is an Emeritus Fellow of St. Antony’s College.  He graduated from New College in modern History in 1962, and was a Fellow of All Souls College from 1962-1966.

Speaker(s): 
Malcolm Deas, St. Antony’s College

Latin American History Seminar: NARRATIVES OF SUFFERING and the Creation of National Identities in Panama (1878-1936)

Thursday, 25 May, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Rolando de la Guardia completed his PhD at University College London and is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Latin American Centre in Oxford.  Before coming to the Latin American Centre, he worked as a lecturer in history at the Florida State University campus in Panama and at

Speaker(s): 
Rolando de la Guardia, Visiting Fellow, Latin American Centre

Latin American History Seminar: How to get rid of one's capital? Ties and relationships between the provinces of the Rio de la Plata and Buenos Aires (1810-1826); From Federalism to Centralism: Political Projects in New Granada, 1809-1821

Thursday, 18 May, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

This is the third François-Xavier Guerra Seminar, jointly organized with the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne with the support of the Oxford Maison Française.

Speaker(s): 
Genevieve Verdo, University of Paris I, Pantheon-Sorbonne; Anthony MacFarlane, University of Warwick

Latin American History Seminar: New Economic Groups and Changes in the Peruvian´s Corporate Network: Business Groups During the Military Regime (1968-1980)

Thursday, 11 May, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Martin Monsalve es Profesor del Departamento Académico de Humanidades de la Universidad del Pacífico. Además es presidente del Fondo Editorial y director de Apuntes, revista de Ciencias Sociales.

Speaker(s): 
Martin Monsalve, Universidad del Pacífico, Lima

Annual Guido Di Tella Memorial Lecture: Rights, Claims and Trials: Legal strategies as policy tools

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017 - 17:00
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony's College

Catalina Smulovitz is Vice-President of the University Torcuato Di Tella as well as Professor of Political Science. Professor Smulovitz, who has a PhD in Political Science from Penn State University, has taught in Argentina, the United States and the UK.

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