POSTPONED: Screening (with English subtitles) and discussion: ‘Somos’: A participative documentary on adolescents’ conceptions of peace in post-conflict Colombia

Tuesday, 16 May, 2017 - 17:00
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College

The film screening has been postponed for now, please check the website for further updates. Thank you.

Latin American Centre and Instituto Mora convenes LAC-CAF Conference “Democracia, política anti-sistema y desigualdad en tiempos turbulentos” , Mexico City, Federal District, on 13 March 2017

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. 

SIAS Careers Day

Tuesday, 14 March, 2017 -
15:00 to 17:00
The Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) is hosting a Careers Day on Tuesday 14th March in the Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre. The event will feature alumni guest speakers from SIAS and a talk by Mike Moss from the Careers Service.

Speaker(s): 
Mike Moss (Oxford Careers Service)
Babak Moussavi (MSc Contemporary India, 2014) Thought Leadership Research Specialist for Accenture
Sarah Covington (MSc African Studies, 2012) Senior Research Analyst and Deputy Head, Sahel & West Africa Team, FCO
James Tunningley (MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies, 2015) RUSI/Civil Service fast-track, Director, Young China Watchers
Josh Toohey (MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies, 2016) commercial risk analyst

LAC-Universidad del Pacífico Special Seminar: Innovation in an Unfavourable Context: Local Mining Suppliers in Peru

Tuesday, 7 March, 2017 - 17:00

Oswaldo Molina is an Assistant Professor at the Universidad Del Pacifico and a Research Associate at Universidad Del Pacifico Research Centre.

Speaker(s): 
Oswaldo Molina, Assistant Professor Department of Economics, Universidad del Pacifico (Lima, Peru)

Dr Janey Messina joins SIAS

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

Gonzalo Butrón Prida

Gonzalo Butrón is associate professor of Modern History at the University of Cádiz (Spain). He currently enjoys a Salvador de Madariaga Mobility Grant from the Spanish Government at the University of Oxford, where he already was visiting researcher in 2015 (Faculty of History) . He holds a PhD in Modern History from University of Cadiz (1995), and has conducted extensive research on Spain’s transition to Liberalism and its transnational implications. Currently, he is working in a cross-national research project on Revolution and counterrevolution coordinated by the University of Zaragoza (Spain). He has published several works on the Peninsular War (2014), the European impact of 1812 Spanish Constitution (2006) and the French occupation of Spain between 1823-8 (1996), as well as articles in journals such as Ayer (2001), Spagna Contemporanea (2004), Mélanges de la Casa de Velázquez (2008), Historia Constitucional (2012) and Historia Contemporánea (2016). 

Latin American History Seminar: ‘Sembradores incansables de todo germen de progreso’: Biblical Metaphors of Post-Revolutionary Educational Reform in the Illustrations of Diego Rivera and Fiction of Juan Rulfo (Mexico, 1926-1953)

Tuesday, 25 April, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Lucy O’Sullivan is a third year DPhil Candidate in Modern and Medieval Languages at Trinity College, Oxford.

Presentation of CAF Economy and Development Report 2016: More Skills for Work and Life

Friday, 5 May, 2017 -
12:45 to 14:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

In cooperation with the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), the Latin American centre will present the CAF Economy and Development Report 2016  "More skills for work and life: the contribution of families, schools, jobs, and the social context."

Speaker(s): 
Diego Sanchez Ancochea, Director of Latin American Centre, Oxford; Lucila Berniell, Research Economist, CAF; Rafael Novella, Economist, Inter-American Development Bank; Marta Favara, Senior Researcher Officer, Oxford

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