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.
We would like to announce that Dr Janey Messina recently joined us as Associate Professor in Social Science Research Methods. Her teaching focus will be on social science research methods, teaching quantitative methods to students in both the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Scho
The Newton International Fellowship provides funding for two years for an early career researcher to work at a UK university. It is for those currently based outside the UK and who have spent less than 12 months of the last 36 months in the UK.
On 3rd February 2017, the Brazilian Studies Programme hosted a research workshop on ‘Brazilian Democracy from Dilma to Temer’.
On 6th January 2017, the Venezuelan National Assembly elected Julio Andrés Borges as its President. A lawmaker since 2000, Borges is the leader of Justice First (Primero Justicia), one of several opposition political parties that make up the Mesa de la Unidad Democrática coalit
Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Fellowship in Contemporary History and Public Policy of Mexico, to be held jointly in the Faculty of History and the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) (Latin America Centre, LAC) in association with St Antony’s College.
A former Antonian, Dr. Juan José Echavarría, has just been elected as the new General Manager of the Central Bank in Colombia.
The Leverhulme Trust invites applications for its early-career fellowships. The 2017 round will open on 1st January 2017.
On May 20, 2014, Dr Francesca Lessa (LAC postdoctoral researcher) and Hugo Rojas (DPhil Sociology) participated in a panel held at Columbia College, Chicago about how nations confront painful pasts.
Angelica presented part of her MPhil fieldwork at the Society for Latin America Studies’ (SLAS) 50th Anniversary Conference in London in April. Her paper, “A Stagnant Spring?
The LAC Working Papers in Political Economy series is part of the collaboration between the Latin American Centre and CAF Development Bank of Latin America. The Latin American Centre aims to publish high quality work in pr
The Spanish legal journal Eunomía. Revista en Cultura de la Legalidad dedicated in its latest number (March-August 2014) a book forum section to discussing Dr Lessa’s book Memory and Transitional Justice in Argentina and Uruguay: Against Impunity.
At the 2014 OAH Annual Meeting, OAH President Alan M. Kraut and OAH President-Elect Patricia Limerick presented Alice L.
Julia Zulver, one of our current MPhil students, published an article in Al Jazeera discussing her research on women’s mobilization in El Salvador.
The II Graduate Conference on Latin American Law and Policy took place on 7th March 2014 and brought to Oxford dozens of faculty members, doctoral candidates, and general public to discuss various contempor
Glen Goodman (MSc 2005-2006) has recently been appointed to the position of Assistant Professor of Brazilian Studies in the Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on German immigration to Brazil.
On Friday, 14 February, Dr Par Engstrom gave a talk on “Brazilian Post-Transitional Justice and the Inter-American Human Rights System”. His remarks focused on the role of the Inter-American Human Rights System and discussed the types of transitional justice policies that may be required from Bra