His Excellency Orville London, High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Tuesday, 1 May, 2018 -
12:00 to 14:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

His Excellency Orville London was born in the village of Parlatuvier in Tobago, the smaller of the two islands in the twin island state of Trinidad and Tobago.  He obtained his primary school education at the Whim Anglican Primary School, and secondary education at Bishop’s High School in Mt.

Latin American History Seminar: Empire in retreat: Past, Present and Future of the United States

Tuesday, 24 April, 2018 -
16:00 to 17:30
Rothermere American Institute, 1a South Parks Road

Victor Bulmer-Thomas is Emeritus Professor of London University, Honorary Professor at the Institute of the Americas, UCL, and Associate Fellow in the United States and Americas Programme, Chatham House. He has been a Director of the J.P.

Victor Bulmer-Thomas, UCL and London University

Nissan Seminar: A one-day conference on Compressed Development in Asia and Beyond

Friday, 18 May, 2018 -
09:00 to 18:00
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

This one-day conference features three co-authors of the book manuscript Compressed Development (nearing completion, to be published by Oxford University Press), as well as a diverse set of commentators and critics from Oxford and other institutions.

John Lynch, 1927-2018

John Lynch, eminent historian of Latin America and former Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies in London, passed away last week, on 4th April. At the LAC’s request, Anthony McFarlane, Emeritus Professor at Warwick, writes a tribute to his work:

Book Launch: Time, Science and the Critique of Technological Reason. Essays in Honour of Hermínio Martins

Friday, 4 May, 2018 -
12:45 to 14:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Hermínio Martins (1934-2015) was a fellow at the Latin American Centre, St Antony’s College, since his appointment in 1971 until his retirement in 2001. This festschrift commemorates Martins legacy, introducing his wide-ranging contributions to the social sciences.

Isabel Novo-Corti

Isabel Novo-Corti is Associate Professor of Economic Analysis at the Universidade da Coruña (UDC-Spain) and Tutor at the Associate Centre of A Coruña at the Spanish National Open University (UNED), PhD in Economics. She is coordinator of the EDaSS research group on Economic Development and Social Sustainability, a member of the University Institute of Maritime Studies and was Head of the Department of Economic Analysis and Business Administration at the UDC. She is the director of the Atlantic Review of Economics. Her research focuses on public policies and sustainability in the framework of Knowledge Society. She has published in prestigious academic journals such as the Journal of Cleaner production, Ocean & Coastal Management, Sustainability, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Computers in Human Behavior, Progress in Industrial Ecology, Management of Environmental Quality. She has been a visiting scholar at Washington University (Missouri, USA), Reading (United Kingdom) and Harvard University (Massachusetts, USA). She has been honored with international awards such as the best work on ethical economy, at the International Conference XXII Hispanic-Portuguese Scientific Management Conference in Vila Real (Portugal, 2012) and the award for best research paper of 2015 published in the journal Management of Environmental Quality. She has been invited as keynote speaker at international conferences, such as the IV Conference on ethics economics in Bogotá (University S. Tomás - Colombia) or the 2016 International Conference “Information Society and Sustainable Development” – ISSD in Pologravi (University Targu-Jiu - Romania).

Carlos Aurélio Pimenta de Faria - Rio Branco Fellow 2018

Carlos Aurélio Pimenta de Faria is Rio Branco Fellow at the Latin American Centre (LAC), St Antony`s College, at the University of Oxford; Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex; and Senior Researcher at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC Minas), Brazil. He has published several books and articles about Brazilian and Latin American foreign and public policies. His forthcoming books are: Políticas públicas e relações internacionais (ENAP, 2018); the edited volume Políticas públicas e desigualdades no Brasil do século XXI (with Eduardo Marques and Marta Arretche); and Política externa brasileira: formulação, implementação e avaliação. 

Substantial Solidarity Bridges? A Historical Analysis of Spain’s Role in the Consolidation of a EU — Latin America Partnership

Wednesday, 2 May, 2018 -
12:30 to 13:45
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Dr. Cristina Blanco Sío-López is Santander Fellow in Iberian and European Studies at the European Studies Centre – St. Antony’s College of the University of Oxford, where she works on a research project dedicated to the History of the EU’s Free Movement of Persons.

Cristina Blanco Sío-López

Latin American History Seminar: 'Raza y ciudadanía(s) en la América de Bolívar del Antiguo Régimen a la Independencia' and 'Race and Democracy in Chile, 1800-1850'

Thursday, 14 June, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Clément Thibaud est élu en 2017 à une direction d’études intitulée « Politique et sociétés de l’Amérique latine. Un tiers moment républicain entre empires et nations (1750-1900) ».

Clément Thibaud, University of Nantes
Jo Crow, Bristol University


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