Between April 3 and 21, the LAC’s Dr Francesca Lessa was in the US, conducting field research for her project on accountability for Operation Condor.
The Colombian novelist Juan Esteban Constain discussed with Eduardo Posada-Carbó his new book of essays, La novela como historia (Taurus, 2018), at the Hay Festival in Cartagena de Indias on 25 January earlier this year.
John Lynch, eminent historian of Latin America and former Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies in London, passed away last week, on 4th April. At the LAC’s request, Anthony McFarlane, Emeritus Professor at Warwick, writes a tribute to his work:
St Cross College is pleased to offer the Robin and Nadine Wells
Scholarship for the academic year 2018-19.
The Newton International Fellowship 2018 round is now open to applications and will close on 27 March 2018 3pm UK time. SIAS is running an internal selection process based on draft proposals.
ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018 (SIAS Deadline: 22nd Feb 2018 – University Deadline 23rd March 2018)
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA STUDIES
Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 p.a.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies is seeking to appoint a full-time Departmental Lecturer in Latin American Studies. Based at The Latin American Centre, Church Walk, Oxford, this is a fixed-term appointment for 4 years.
Julia Zulver, a former LAC and DPhil in Sociology student, has a new publication out: 'Building the City of Women: creating a site of feminist resistance in a northern Colombian conflict zone, Gender, Plac
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.
On 20 November 2013, the Oxford Network of Peace Studies, the Latin American Centre and the Oxford Department of International Development hosted the conference “The Colombian Peace Talks: A Challenge for Security and Democracy?”, convened by Annette Idler.
On October 31, Professor Leigh Payne, Dr Francesca Lessa, and Gabriel Pereira presented at Chatham House some of the preliminary conclusions and policy implications emanating from their research on the controversial issue of amnesty laws for atrocities in the aftermath of transitions from authori