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.
Mr. Antonio Celia, CEO of Promigás, the leading natural gas company in Colombia, delivered the Keynote Speech at the Latin American Business History international conference that took place in Brasenose College on 27-8 April. Based on his personal experience in Promigás, Mr.
Congratulations to Professor Leigh Payne and Oriana Bernasconi Ramírez from Universidad Alberto Hurtado, recipients of a Newton Fund Research Grant.
We are pleased to inform you that you can now access the video podcast of all the II CAF Conference on The Emerging Middle Class in Latin America: Causes, Challenges and Opportunities.
Professor Marcelo Medeiros (Federal University of Pernambuco) has been appointed the Rio Branco Visiting Professor of the International Relations of Brazil for 2015.
SIAS and Oriental Studies are delighted to note that our REF2014 submission was the largest made to the Area Studies panel by a considerable margin.
Two publications by LAC’s postdoctoral researcher Dr Francesca Lessa are now available in paperback. The first, ¿Justicia o impunidad?
On 20 November 2014 several of the LAC-DPhil network students made very professional and interesting presentations, the discussants had good questions and comments that pushed the speakers to think in new ways, and the audience pushed them further. It was an excellent first session of the year t
Practitioners and academics from different regions of the world discussed corporate complicity, the most innovative approach in transitional justice practices.