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

"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

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Past Events

Latin American History Seminar: Joint Seminar with the Rothermere American Institute: Transnational Approaches to Post-emancipation Labor Regimes and their Consequences: From Venezuela to South Africa and Trinidad to Chicago, 1870-1940

Thursday, 2 March, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Lara Putnam is UCIS Research Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh.  She writes on Latin American and Caribbean history, theories and methods of transnational history, and the nexus of migration, kinship, and gender.  Publications includ

Speaker(s): 
Lara Putnam, UCIS Research Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh

Latin American Centre Seminars: Co-hosted with the African Studies Centre and the China Centre: The impact of China in developing countries: Latin America and Africa compared

Friday, 24 February, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Ricardo Soares de Oliveira is Associate Professor in Comparative Politics (African Politics) at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford; Official Fellow of St Peter's College; and a Fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin.

Speaker(s): 
Ricardo Soares (University of Oxford) and Rhys Jenkins (University of East Anglia)

Latin American History Seminar: Joint Seminar with the Global History Centre: Liberals, Peasants and Jacobins: The Mexican Revolution (1910-40) in Global Perspective

Thursday, 23 February, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Alan Knight, former Professor of Latin American History at Oxford University, is an Emeritus Fellow of the Latin American Centre. 

Speaker(s): 
Alan Knight, St. Antony’s College

Latin American Centre Seminars: Poverty reduction and religion at the urban margins in Latin America

Thursday, 23 February, 2017 - 12:45
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

The presence of religion is widespread in Latin America’s informal settlements, from statutes of saints in the public space, to religious processions, to individual devotions.

Speaker(s): 
Ana Lourdes Suárez, Jimena Maccio (Catholic University of Argentina) and Séverine Deneulin (University of Bath)

Latin American History Seminar: The Chilean Business Network since 1873: Finance, Industry and Politics

Thursday, 16 February, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Matias Braun Professor of Economics and Finance at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Chile and Visiting Fellow at the Latin American Centre in Oxford. 

Speaker(s): 
Matías Braun, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile, and the Latin American Centre

Latin American Centre Seminars: Gender transformation, asset accumulation and Latin American just cities

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

Caroline Moser is an urban social anthropologist/social policy specialist and Emeritus Professor at the University of Manchester, where until 2012 she was Professor of Urban Development and Director of the Global Urban Research Centre.

Speaker(s): 
Caroline Moser (University of Manchester)

Latin American History Seminar: Joint Seminar with the Oxford Maison Française: The Making of Latin-American "Neo-metalista" Monetary Policy in the 1920s: E. W. Kemmerer in the Andes

Thursday, 9 February, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Rebeca Gomez Betancourt is full Professor in Economics at the University of Lyon 2 and Researcher at Triangle, UMR-CNRS. She has been Visiting Professor at the Universities of los Andes, Bogota-Colombia and Universidade Federal Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte-Brazil.

Speaker(s): 
Rebeca Gomez Betancourt, University of Lyon 2-Triangle Research Center

Latin American History Seminar: Mestizaje y construcción nacional: Paraguay tras la Guerra de la Triple Alianza (1870-1930)

Wednesday, 8 February, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Ignacio Telesca is a professor at the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) and the Universidad Nacional de Formosa (Argentina). He is a graduate from the University of Oxford (BA in History and the MA in Modern History).

Speaker(s): 
Ignacio Telesca

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