On 12 September, Professor Eduardo Posada-Carbó gave the inaugural lecture at the seminar ‘20 años de estudios sobre el Caribe colombiano’, held in Cartagena to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Banco de la República’s Centro de Estudios de Economía Regional (CEER). Established in
SIAS is delighted to announce that Timothy Power and Philip Robins have successfully completed the Recognition of Distinction exercise and are now full professors.
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.
Dr Francesca Lessa has been awarded a John Fell OUP Research Fund for her new project titled “Justice and Memory beyond Borders: The Plan Condor and Accountability in Argentina and Uruguay.”
On 26th April 2013, the Brazilian Studies Programme featured an event on "Brazil with Dilma Rousseff and Venezuela without Chávez: A New Regional Balance?" The event was organised by the inaugural Rio Branco Chair in the International Relations of Brazil, Dr Miriam Saraiva, who spent the period
Plan Condor: Francesca Lessa co-authored an article with Pierre-Louis Le Goff and was published by Al Jazeera’s Opinion section
Francesca Lessa has been interviewed by TV channel, Canal 10, about the Uruguayan Supreme Court's decision to remove judge Mariana Mota from investigations into crimes perpetrated by the former dictatorship.
Last week, the LAC co-hosted a 2-day conference with King's College London entitled 'Democratic Brazil Ascendant'. The first day of the event was held in St Antony's College, Oxford, and the second day was at King's College London.
Timothy J. Power (University Lecturer in Brazilian Studies) has been elected Treasurer of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). His term in office will extend from 1st June 2013 to 31st May 2016.