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.
Justice without Borders: Accountability for Plan Condor Crimes in South America
Dr Francesca Lessa, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow, Latin American Centre, University of Oxford
The Latin American Centre of Oxford University welcomes President Juan Manuel Santos and his wife María Clemencia Rodríguez de Santos, at the first ever Colombia’s state visit to the UK.
ST CROSS COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Graduate Admissions Open Day
3-5 pm, Wednesday 9th November 2016
With the publication of Colombia. La búsqueda de la democracia, 1960-2010, Professor Eduardo Posada-Carbó completed the edition of a five volume collection that examines the history of Colombia from independence to 2010. The collection brings together 25 leading historians, who look at
Professor Leigh Payne along with other authors have successfully translated the book JUSTICIA TRANSICIONAL EN EQUILIBRIO in Spanish language.
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).