Events

Upcoming Events

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

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

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Past Events

Latin American Centre Seminars: The Failures of Electoral Accountability for Corruption: Brazil and Beyond

Friday, 3 February, 2017 - 17:00
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony’s College

Dr Nara Pavao is a Visiting Professor in the Political Science Department at the Federal University of Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil. During the 2015–2016 academic year, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) at Vanderbilt University.

Speaker(s): 
Nara Pavão (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco)

BSP-Santander Workshop: Brazilian Democracy from Dilma to Temer

Friday, 3 February, 2017 -
08:30 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony’s College

The topic of the 2017 workshop of the Brazilian Studies Programme, supported by Santander Universities UK, will be “Brazilian Democracy from Dilma to Temer: Navigating the Crises.” Some 17 scholars from Brazil, Europe and the United States will come to St Antony’s College to debate the aftermath

Latin American Centre Seminars: CANCELLED: The Land Question in Latin America: Old and New Challenges

Wednesday, 1 February, 2017 -
12:45 to 14:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Unfortunately due to a last minute problem, Dr Elisa Botella will not be able to come to Oxford this week.  As a result, her seminar on Wednesday at 12.45pm has been cancelled.

Many apologies for the inconvenience.  

Speaker(s): 
Elisa Botella, Universidad of Salamanca

Latin American Centre Seminars: Paradoxes of democracy in Chile: stability with declining representation

Friday, 27 January, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Marcela Rios holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, a Masters in Social Science from the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales in Mexico City and a BA in Sociology and Latin American Studies from York University in Toronto, Canada.

Speaker(s): 
Marcela Rios (UNDP-Chile)

Women’s Social Movements in Contemporary Latin America: Common Trends, Intersecting Identities, Diverse Realities

Friday, 27 January, 2017 -
09:00 to 19:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks: Julia Zulver, University of Oxford

9:15-10:45 Panel 1: Democratic and Rights Based Mobilisation

• Dr Marcela Ríos Tobar, UNDP-Chile

• Dr Malu Gatto, University of Oxford

• Dr Victoria Sanford, Lehman College, CUNY

The Annual LAC-Centro de Estudios de Historia Política, CEHIP, Adolfo Ibáñez University Seminar: Camillus Bernardo O’Higgins and the Republican Dictatorship, 1818-23

Thursday, 26 January, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Susana Gazmuri is an associate teacher at Universidad Adolfo Ibanez where she teaches courses on Greek Democracy and Latin America Independence Political Thought.

Speaker(s): 
Susana Gazmuri, CEHIP, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile

Latin American History Seminar: Eric Hobsbawm on Latin America: A Round Table

Thursday, 19 January, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Leslie Bethell, currently Visiting Professor at the Brazil Institute, Kings College London, is Emeritus Professor of Latin American History, University of London; Emeritus Fellow, St Antony’s College, Oxford; Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washi

Speaker(s): 
Leslie Bethell, St Antony’s College and King’s College London
Paulo Drinot, University College London
Eduardo Posada-Carbó, SIAS and History Faculty, Oxford

The environment for productive investments in Argentina

Monday, 16 January, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Jaime Campos is the President of the Argentinean Business Association (Asociación Empresaria Argentina). Mr Campos has a BA in Sociology from the Argentine Catholic University (UCA) and MA in Economic Development from Yale University (USA).

Speaker(s): 
Jaime Campos (President of the Argentinean Business Association)

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