On December 18, 2015, Dr Francesca Lessa organised together with the Ministry of Justice of Chile a closed-session workshop, which was held at the Miguel de Cervantes University in Santiago de Chile, with the participation of human rights activists, judges, prosecutors, lawyers, and members of na
Ambassador Teresita Vicente Sotolongo and other members of Cuba's diplomatic corp visited the Latin American Centre. We had the opportunity to have lunch in St Antony's and explore future collaboration projects.
Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights Violations during past Dictatorships and Armed Conflicts: Promoting Strategic Litigation and Truth Commissions. For further information please visit the research pages.
Professor Eduardo Posada-Carbó gave the inaugural speech at the international Conference to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Colombian 1991 Constitution, organized by the Law Faculty at Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá on 2-5 February. Following the opening remarks by the Rector of the Uni
The School is pleased to announce the following Research Projects.
Dr Miles Larmer from African Studies and History has been awarded a Consolidator Grant by the ERC - Comparing the Copperbelt: Political Culture and Knowledge Production in Central Africa
Timothy J. Power has been named Investigador Distinguido (Distinguished Researcher) by the Department of Political Science, University of Salamanca, for the years 2016 and 2017.
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 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.
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
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
On 18th February 2014, the Brazilian Studies Programme in conjunction with the Rio Branco Visiting Professorship
On Thursday evening, the LAC welcomed Juan Luis Passarelli and Mathew Charles to preview their new documentary, The Engineer. The film follows the daily routine of Israel Ticas, the only forensic criminologist in El Salvador.