Hosted by the Faculty of History, Professor Eduardo Posada-Carbó gave the 2017 Stulman Lecture at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore on 6th April. His lecture, ‘Revolutionary elections in the Americas, 1800-1910’, focused on the relationship between contentious elections and civil conflic
Faculty and students of the Latin American Centre participated in the Brazil Forum UK, held at LSE on 13 May and at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, on 14 May.
An opinion piece from a former student of the Latin American Centre and current DPhil at Oxford has been published on the Venezuela situation, 'The End of Autocracy on Venezuela?' in the Al Jazeera.
The Annual Guido Di Tella Memorial Lecture: Rights, Claims and Trials: Legal strategies as policy tools will be held in the Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony's College.
The EC has now opened the 2017 Call for Proposals for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships.
Timothy Power, Director of the Brazilian Studies Programme, and Cesar Zucco Jr. (Fundação Getúlio Vargas) have begun fieldwork for the 8th wave of the Brazilian Legislative Survey (BLS).
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) International Relations Cluster presents....
Panel Event: Status Seeking in World Politics: India, Russia and China in Comparative Perspective
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) is hosting a Careers Day on Tuesday 14th March in the Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre.
The Latin American Centre together with the Instituto Mora in the context of the CAF-LAC agreement is organising the conference “Democracia, política anti-sistema y desigualdad en tiempos turbulentos” to be held in Mexico City, Federal District, on 13 March 2017.
On 15th October 2013, the LAC held a roundtable discussion on the legacy of the Chilean military coup of 11th September 1973, which deposed the elected Socialist president Dr Salvador Allende and led to 17 years of military dictatorship by General Augusto Pinochet.
On 4th October 2013, Dr Timothy Power (Director, Brazilian Studies Programme) visited the Institute of Latin America (ILA) of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Dr Power gave a lecture on Brazil’s street protests of 2013 to an audience of about 30 ILA faculty and students.
On October 4th 2013, the CPP team visited the National University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow, Russia, where it debated the early results of the project along with faculty and students of the Department of Comparative Politics.
On 2nd October, 2013 the CPP held its second regional workshop at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA) in Ukraine.
On 6th June, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited the Latin American Centre, where he gave an informal presentation on the current situation in Colombia to a selected group of students and the staff of the Centre.
On 23rd September 2013, the Oxford team presented the CPP project to the Department of Political Science, University of São Paulo (USP).
Dr Eduardo Posada-Carbó has just published ‘Colombia: Democratic Governance Amidst and Armed Conflict’, a chapter in Jorge Dominguez and Michael Shifter’s edited volume Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013, 4th edition).
On 20th September 2013, the CPP team visited the Federal University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil, where a symposium on comparative presidentialism was sponsored jointly by the graduate programs in Law and Political Science.
On 19th September, 2013 the CPP held its first regional workshop at the Federal Senate of Brazil in Brasília. The event was jointly opened by Senators Cyro Miranda, Flexa Ribeiro, and Lídice da Mata, by the Ambassador of the United Kingdom, HE Alex Ellis, and by the Director of the Brazilian Legi