Events

Upcoming Events

His Excellency Orville London, High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Tuesday, 1 May, 2018 -
12:00 to 14:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

His Excellency Orville London was born in the village of Parlatuvier in Tobago, the smaller of the two islands in the twin island state of Trinidad and Tobago.  He obtained his primary school education at the Whim Anglican Primary School, and secondary education at Bishop’s High School in Mt.

Substantial Solidarity Bridges? A Historical Analysis of Spain’s Role in the Consolidation of a EU — Latin America Partnership

Wednesday, 2 May, 2018 -
12:30 to 13:45
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Dr. Cristina Blanco Sío-López is Santander Fellow in Iberian and European Studies at the European Studies Centre – St. Antony’s College of the University of Oxford, where she works on a research project dedicated to the History of the EU’s Free Movement of Persons.

Speaker(s): 
Cristina Blanco Sío-López

Latin American History Seminar: A Southerner South of the Border: How William Jenkins Became Mexico’s Richest Industrialist

Thursday, 3 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Andrew Paxman completed a PhD in History at UT Austin. From 2009 to 2013 he taught history at Millsaps College in Mississippi. He is a research professor at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico, where he teaches history and journalism.

Speaker(s): 
Andrew Paxman, CIDE, Mexico

Book Launch: Time, Science and the Critique of Technological Reason. Essays in Honour of Hermínio Martins

Friday, 4 May, 2018 -
12:45 to 14:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Hermínio Martins (1934-2015) was a fellow at the Latin American Centre, St Antony’s College, since his appointment in 1971 until his retirement in 2001. This festschrift commemorates Martins legacy, introducing his wide-ranging contributions to the social sciences.

Latin American History Seminar: The Representation of Spanish American Interests at the Imperial Court in the Age of the Bourbon Reforms, c. 1750-1808

Thursday, 17 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Álvaro Caso Bello is a Ph.D. candidate in History at Johns Hokpins University, having previously completed an M.A. in History at Hopkins. He recently co-edited, with Gabriel Paquette, a new edition of Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos’ most influential writings in G.M.

Speaker(s): 
Alvaro Caso Bello, Johns Hopkins University

Latin American History Seminar: Challenging the Imperial Narrative: the Spanish-Aztec Encounter

Monday, 21 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Matthew Restall is a Colonial Latin American Historian with areas of specialization in Yucatan and Mexico, Guatemala and Belize, Maya history, the Spanish Conquest, and Africans in Spanish America.

Speaker(s): 
Matthew Restall, Pennsylvania State University

Latin American History Seminar: Luisa Coleta and the Capuchin Friar: Slavery, Salvation, and the Adjudication of Status (Havana, 1817)

Thursday, 31 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Rebecca J. Scott is Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law at the University of Michigan. She studies slavery, emancipation, and citizenship in both Latin America and the United States. Along with Jean M.

Speaker(s): 
Rebecca J. Scott, University of Michigan

Latin American History Seminar: 'Raza y ciudadanía(s) en la América de Bolívar del Antiguo Régimen a la Independencia' and 'Race and Democracy in Chile, 1800-1850'

Thursday, 14 June, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Clément Thibaud est élu en 2017 à une direction d’études intitulée « Politique et sociétés de l’Amérique latine. Un tiers moment républicain entre empires et nations (1750-1900) ».

Speaker(s): 
Clément Thibaud, University of Nantes
Jo Crow, Bristol University

Past Events

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)

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.

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