The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants for this year’s British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, for awards to be taken up in September or October 2019.
On 5 July, the conference "Development in the Andes: Productivity, Social Inclusion and Democracy" took place at the Universidad Catolica San Pablo in La Paz. This was the latest conference organised with a Latin American partner as part of the agreements between CAF-Development Bank of Latin Ame
‘Cartes is not alone in seeking immunity from prosecution in the sanctuary of a senate seat’, writes Dr. David Doyle in his analysis of recent political developments in Paraguay for the blog ‘Presidential Power’.
‘What appears to have changed after the recent presidential contest in Colombia is the party system’, writes Eduardo Posada-Carbó in an article for TIME magazine. (‘The most surprising aspect of Colombia
LAC faculty and students turned out in great numbers to the International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in Barcelona (23-26 May 2018). This was the first LASA held in Europe and the largest meeting ever, with nearly 8000 participants.
Rodrigo Cubero, an Oxford graduate who also taught Economics at the LAC, has been appointed President of the Central Bank of Costa Rica. He currently holds a senior position at the IMF, and will take up his new role on 1 August 2018.
The Latin American Centre of the University of Oxford and the Public Prosecutor's Office for Crimes against Humanity of the Republic of Argentina (PCCH) organised a two-day workshop in Buenos Aires on May 8 and 9 on the topic of “Investigating Crimes against Humanity in South America: Challen
On 7 May 2018, the Latin American Centre and Oxford Women in Politics (OXWiP) hosted a lecture by Dilma Rousseff, president of Brazil from 2011 to 2016.
Miguel Carter, a former Research Fellow at the Centre for Brazilian Studies and St Antony’s alum, has recently published Challenging Social Inequality: The Landless Rural Workers Movement and Agrarian Reform in Brazil with Duke University Press.
On 4 and 5 June, the Latin American Centre celebrated the conference "Inequality and Development in Latin America: Celebrating Rosemary Thorp's Contribution to Historical Political Economy". The conference brought together researchers from Europe, Latin America and the United States who work on
Tracy Beck Fenwick (Australian National University), a former St Antony’s student and LAC affiliate, has just published Federalism, Democracy, and Poverty Alleviation in Brazil and Argentina with the University of Notre Dame Press.
From the Warden of St Antony's College, Prof Margaret Macmillan:
It is with great sadness that I have to announce the death of Sir Raymond Carr, our much respected and admired second Warden (1968 – 1987), and an Honorary Fellow of this College.
We now have a videocast on our Podcast Series of our most recent Guido Di Tella Annual Lecture, including the visuals (slides and videos).
The University of Brasília Press has just released a new book by LAC alumnus Danilo Limoeiro. Entitled Além das Transferências de Renda (Beyond Income Transfers), the monograph examines the reduction of inter-regional inequalities in Brazil during the 2000s.
On 27th February 2015, the Brazilian Studies Programme organized a roundtable on “Brazil and the Regional Integration of South America”.