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

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.

Oxford Transitional Justice Research Group Round Table: The economic accomplices of Pinochet’s dictatorship

Friday, 5 May, 2017 -
17:00 to 19:00
Dahrendorf Room, St Antony's College

Transitional Justice mechanisms have advanced truth, memory, justice, reparations and institutional reforms in Chile, albeit at an irregular rate.

Speaker(s): 
Marcos González (Cambridge University), Tomás Undurraga (UCL), Sebastián Smart (UCL)

Presentation of CAF Economy and Development Report 2016: More Skills for Work and Life

Friday, 5 May, 2017 -
12:45 to 14:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

In cooperation with the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), the Latin American centre will present the CAF Economy and Development Report 2016  "More skills for work and life: the contribution of families, schools, jobs, and the social context."

Speaker(s): 
Diego Sanchez Ancochea, Director of Latin American Centre, Oxford; Lucila Berniell, Research Economist, CAF; Rafael Novella, Economist, Inter-American Development Bank; Marta Favara, Senior Researcher Officer, Oxford

Latin American History Seminar: Roger Brew Memorial Seminar: Regional Disparities in a Pre-industrial Economy: GDP per capita of the Colombian States in 1846

Thursday, 4 May, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Adolfo Meisel Roca, a leading economic historian of Colombia, completed his PhD in Economics at the University of Illinois following his Master’s degree in Sociology at Yale, and a BA in Economics at the Andes University in Bogotá.  He has published extensively on a wide

SIAS Careers Day

Tuesday, 14 March, 2017 -
15:00 to 17:00
The Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) is hosting a Careers Day on Tuesday 14th March in the Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre. The event will feature alumni guest speakers from SIAS and a talk by Mike Moss from the Careers Service.

Speaker(s): 
Mike Moss (Oxford Careers Service)
Babak Moussavi (MSc Contemporary India, 2014) Thought Leadership Research Specialist for Accenture
Sarah Covington (MSc African Studies, 2012) Senior Research Analyst and Deputy Head, Sahel & West Africa Team, FCO
James Tunningley (MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies, 2015) RUSI/Civil Service fast-track, Director, Young China Watchers
Josh Toohey (MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies, 2016) commercial risk analyst

Latin American Centre Seminars: Is Incumbency a Blessing or Curse in Latin America?

Friday, 10 March, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Luis Schiumerini is a Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow in Politics at Nuffield College, University of Oxford.  

His research examines political behavior and representation in new democracies, and is forthcoming in Perspectives on Politics.

Speaker(s): 
Luis Schiumerini (Nuffield College)

Latin American History Seminar: Joint Seminar with the Rothermere American Institute: Anti-Immigration Politics, the Rise of Latinos and the Crisis of National Identity in the United States: A Contemporary History from the 1980s

Thursday, 9 March, 2017 - 18:00
Rothermere American Institute, 1a South Parks Road

Please note that this seminar will take place at the Rothermere American Institute at 6:00pm.

 

Neil Foley is the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Chair in History
Co-Director, Clements Center for Southwest Studies, at the Southern Methodist University in the US. 

Speaker(s): 
Neil Foley, Dedman College, Southern Methodist University

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