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.
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.
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.
Students and members of staff listen to the Washington-based writer Marie Arana, who gave a talk on Simon Bolívar and the wars of independence in Spanish America at the LAC on 18 October. The author of various books, including the novel Cellophane, and a memoir about her bicultural chi
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).