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
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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
Professor Payne from the Transitional Justice Research Collaborative will discuss the impact of transitional justice mechanisms in strengthening democracy, human rights, and peace at the World Bank headquarters on Thursday 5 March.
Tulio Halperín-Donghi, who held the Chair in Latin American History at Oxford in 1970-1, passed away last 14 November. Born in Buenos Aires on 27 October 1926, he completed his doctoral degree in history at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1955 going on to become one of the most respected Arge
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?