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 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
On 12th November 2013, Dr Bert Hoffmann (GIGA Hamburg) discussed the new role of the Internet in shaping the public sphere in Cuba.
Professor Paulo Visentini (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre) has been selected as the Rio Branco Visiting Professor of International Relations at the University of Oxford.
On 5th November 2013, Professor James McGuire, chair of the Department of Government at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, analyzed the conditional cash transfer programmes introduced by the government of Evo Morales since 2006.
On 29th October 2013, Dr Mario Tello, professor of economics at the Catholic University of Peru, and also the Oxford-CAF Visiting Fellow in Latin American Economics for Michaelmas Term 2013, gave a lecture on social inclusion during Peru's recent economic boom.
On 22nd October 2013, the LAC held a roundtable discussion on the economic and political effects of remittances to Latin America.
On October 1, 2013, Dr Lessa was a guest on the radio programme “Te Digo la Otra” run by students of political science of the Universidad de la República.