Events

Past Events

Latin American Centre Seminars: Listening to the silences: towards a feminist analysis of violence in Latin America

Friday, 3 March, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Mo Hume is a Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Glasgow. Her research focuses on how multiple and overlapping forms of violence are perceived by those who live in post-conflict contexts.

Speaker(s): 
Mo Hume (University of Glasgow)

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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