Events

Past Events

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

LAC-Universidad del Pacífico Special Seminar: Innovation in an Unfavourable Context: Local Mining Suppliers in Peru

Tuesday, 7 March, 2017 - 17:00

Oswaldo Molina is an Assistant Professor at the Universidad Del Pacifico and a Research Associate at Universidad Del Pacifico Research Centre.

Speaker(s): 
Oswaldo Molina, Assistant Professor Department of Economics, Universidad del Pacifico (Lima, Peru)

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