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.
Hugo Rojas Corral (Doctoral Candidate in Sociology at Oxford, under the supervision of Professor Leigh A.
Dr Olga Onuch received a John Fell Fund Grant with Dr. Sorana Toma at QEH to study the relationship between migration and protest in Eastern Europe and Latin America.
Invited by the cluster on “Rights and Legal Institutions” of the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Dr Francesca Lessa presented her book Memory and Transitional Justice in Argentina and Uruguay: Against Impunity on December 4 at the Bergen Resource Centre for International Development.
The development of electoral institutions and practices in Honduras, 1824-1894, was the topic of Dr. Ethel García at the Oxford Latin American History Seminar, held at the LAC on 27 November. Dr.
Central America constitutes a fascinating case study of the challenges, opportunities and characteristics of the process of transformation in today’s global economy.
It is with great pleasure we announce the launch of the LAC Podcast Series. We hope that our LAC Seminar discussions, Guido Di Tella Memorial Lectures and other relevant events will now be able to reach a wider audience.
On 25 October 2013 the Latin American Centre and St Antony’s College co-sponsored the inaugural Guido Di Tella Memorial Lecture at the Nissan Lecture Theatre.