Congratulations to all the students who helped organise the Latin American table at the SIAS student party on Thursday (5th November), which won first prize!
We are very sorry to announce the death of Herminio Martins, Emeritus Fellow at St Antony's College, and former Fellow of the Latin American Centre. Our sincerest condolences go to his family and friends during this difficult time.
The third volume of the History of Colombia series, directed by Eduardo Posada Carbó, has just been published by Penguin Random House and Fundación Mapfre in Madrid. Under the title, Colombia. La apertura al mundo, 1880-1930, this volume –like the rest of the collection – has individua
Miguel Carter, a former Research Fellow at the Centre for Brazilian Studies and St Antony’s alum, has recently published Challenging Social Inequality: The Landless Rural Workers Movement and Agrarian Reform in Brazil with Duke University Press.
On 4 and 5 June, the Latin American Centre celebrated the conference "Inequality and Development in Latin America: Celebrating Rosemary Thorp's Contribution to Historical Political Economy". The conference brought together researchers from Europe, Latin America and the United States who work on
Tracy Beck Fenwick (Australian National University), a former St Antony’s student and LAC affiliate, has just published Federalism, Democracy, and Poverty Alleviation in Brazil and Argentina with the University of Notre Dame Press.
Dr Francesca Lessa has been awarded a John Fell OUP Research Fund for her new project titled “Justice and Memory beyond Borders: The Plan Condor and Accountability in Argentina and Uruguay.”
On 26th April 2013, the Brazilian Studies Programme featured an event on "Brazil with Dilma Rousseff and Venezuela without Chávez: A New Regional Balance?" The event was organised by the inaugural Rio Branco Chair in the International Relations of Brazil, Dr Miriam Saraiva, who spent the period
Plan Condor: Francesca Lessa co-authored an article with Pierre-Louis Le Goff and was published by Al Jazeera’s Opinion section
Francesca Lessa has been interviewed by TV channel, Canal 10, about the Uruguayan Supreme Court's decision to remove judge Mariana Mota from investigations into crimes perpetrated by the former dictatorship.
Last week, the LAC co-hosted a 2-day conference with King's College London entitled 'Democratic Brazil Ascendant'. The first day of the event was held in St Antony's College, Oxford, and the second day was at King's College London.
Timothy J. Power (University Lecturer in Brazilian Studies) has been elected Treasurer of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). His term in office will extend from 1st June 2013 to 31st May 2016.