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

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)

Latin American History Seminar: Brazil in the Recreation of the Inter-American Order, 1944-1948

Thursday, 1 December, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Tom Long is Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Reading and Affiliated Professor at CIDE in Mexico City. His work focuses on the dynamics of asymmetry in IR, particularly in the Americas.

Speaker(s): 
Tom Long, University of Reading

Nicaragua Then, Now and in the Future.

Monday, 28 November, 2016 - 17:00
The Latin American Center, 1 Church Walk.

The Latin American Centre and the Oxford-León Association would like to invite you to our celebratory seminar on Nicaragua, as part of the 30 anniversary of the twining between the city of Oxford and León in Nicaragua.

Speaker(s): 
Professor Valpy Fitzgerald of the Oxford Department of International Development and Dr Paul Oquist, Minister - Private Secretary for National Policies of Nicaragua.

Latin American Centre Seminars: Courts that matter: Judges, Litigants and the Politics of Rights Enforcement in Latin America

Tuesday, 22 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Sandra Botero is Assistant Professor of Politics at Willamette University. She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame in 2015. She specializes in comparative judicial politics and courts and politics in young democracies.

Speaker(s): 
Sandra Botero - Willamette University

SPECIAL LATIN AMERICAN SEMINAR: Reflections on Illusions and Realities in COLOMBIAN PEACEMAKING

Friday, 18 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Malcolm Deas is an emeritus Fellow of St. Antony’s College, where with the late Sir Raymond Carr he was one of the founders of the Latin American Centre.  He first visited Colombia in 1963, and the country’s history and politics has been his main field of study ever since.

Latin American History Seminar: Race, Nature and Progress in the Work of the Nineteenth-Century Colombian Thinker José María Samper

Thursday, 17 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Andrea Cadelo graduated with a degree in Mass Communication (major) and Philosophy (minor) from the Universidad Javeriana (Colombia).

Speaker(s): 
Andrea Cadelo, King’s College London

Latin American Centre Seminars: Roundtable discussion and launch of Ezequiel González Ocantos’ new book

Tuesday, 15 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Roundtable discussion and launch of Ezequiel González Ocantos’ (University of Oxford) new book, Shifting Legal Visions: Judicial Change and Human Rights Trials in Latin America with Pilar Domingo (Overseas Development Institute) and Par

Latin American History Seminar: Malcolm Deas Annual History Seminar: The Origins of ‘Legal Rebellions’ in Colombia

Thursday, 10 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

James Robinson is a University Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. He was formerly the Wilbur A. Cowett Professor of Government at Harvard University.

Speaker(s): 
James Robinson, University of Chicago

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