Latin American History Seminar: Representation Without Taxation, Taxation Without Consent: the Legacy of Spanish Colonialism to Latin America

Thursday, 23 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Alejandra Irigoin is an Associate Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics, where she teaches Latin American Economic History and Early Modern global history.

Speaker(s): 
Alejandra Irigoin, LSE

Latin American History Seminar: Entangled History: The Hispanic-Anglosphere (late 18th - early 20th centuries)

Thursday, 9 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Graciela Iglesias-Rogers is currently principal investigator of the AHRC-funded project  ‘The Hispanic-Anglosphere: transnational networks, global communities (late 18th-20th centuries)’ in partnership with the National Trust (Tyntesfield).  She is Senior Lecturer in Modern Europ

Speaker(s): 
Graciela Iglesias-Rogers, University of Winchester

Latin American History Seminar: Football in Latin American History – round table

Thursday, 26 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Klaus Gallo is Associate Professor of the History Faculty at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina. His current research interests focuses on politics, ideas and culture in Buenos Aires during the first half of the nineteenth century.

Speaker(s): 
Klaus Gallo, Universidad di Tella, Argentina;
David Wood, Sheffield University;
Matthew Brown, Bristol University

Latin American History Seminar: Lessons from Empire: The First Hispanists in the United States, 1820-1880

Thursday, 12 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Inaugural Lecture to mark the 5th anniversary of the Oxford Latin American History Seminar, jointly organized with the History Faculty, the Rothermere American Institute, the Centre for Global History and the Sub-Faculty of Spanish.

Speaker(s): 
Ivan Jaksić, Stanford University

Latin American Centre Seminars: The expansion of refugee protection in Latin America: Understanding the importance of ideological paradigms for policy change

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

In recent years the UNHCR has hailed Latin America as the new avant-garde of generous refugee protection. Is there evidence for significant liberalization of refugee legislation in the region and how can it be explained?

Speaker(s): 
Luisa Feline Freier, Universidad del Pacífico (Peru)

Latin American Centre Seminars: Do our Adversaries Play by the Rules? Distrust and Democracy in Latin America

Tuesday, 21 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

The common definition of “democratic consolidation” as a situation in which democracy has turned into “the only game in town” (Linz and Stepan 1996) describes a “self-reinforcing equilibrium” in which “all politically relevant” actors play by basic democratic rules.

Speaker(s): 
Andreas Schedler, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)

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