Latin American Centre

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

Latin American History Seminar: Mestizaje y construcción nacional: Paraguay tras la Guerra de la Triple Alianza (1870-1930)

Wednesday, 8 February, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Ignacio Telesca is a professor at the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) and the Universidad Nacional de Formosa (Argentina). He is a graduate from the University of Oxford (BA in History and the MA in Modern History).

Speaker(s): 
Ignacio Telesca

Latin American Centre Seminars: Poverty reduction and religion at the urban margins in Latin America

Thursday, 23 February, 2017 - 12:45
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

The presence of religion is widespread in Latin America’s informal settlements, from statutes of saints in the public space, to religious processions, to individual devotions.

Speaker(s): 
Ana Lourdes Suárez, Jimena Maccio (Catholic University of Argentina) and Séverine Deneulin (University of Bath)

Latin American Centre Seminars: CANCELLED: The Land Question in Latin America: Old and New Challenges

Wednesday, 1 February, 2017 -
12:45 to 14:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Unfortunately due to a last minute problem, Dr Elisa Botella will not be able to come to Oxford this week.  As a result, her seminar on Wednesday at 12.45pm has been cancelled.

Many apologies for the inconvenience.  

Speaker(s): 
Elisa Botella, Universidad of Salamanca

Women’s Social Movements in Contemporary Latin America: Common Trends, Intersecting Identities, Diverse Realities

Friday, 27 January, 2017 -
09:00 to 19:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks: Julia Zulver, University of Oxford

9:15-10:45 Panel 1: Democratic and Rights Based Mobilisation

• Dr Marcela Ríos Tobar, UNDP-Chile

• Dr Malu Gatto, University of Oxford

• Dr Victoria Sanford, Lehman College, CUNY

The environment for productive investments in Argentina

Monday, 16 January, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Jaime Campos is the President of the Argentinean Business Association (Asociación Empresaria Argentina). Mr Campos has a BA in Sociology from the Argentine Catholic University (UCA) and MA in Economic Development from Yale University (USA).

Speaker(s): 
Jaime Campos (President of the Argentinean Business Association)

Latin American History Seminar: Joint Seminar with the Rothermere American Institute: Anti-Immigration Politics, the Rise of Latinos and the Crisis of National Identity in the United States: A Contemporary History from the 1980s

Thursday, 9 March, 2017 - 18:00
Rothermere American Institute, 1a South Parks Road

Please note that this seminar will take place at the Rothermere American Institute at 6:00pm.

 

Neil Foley is the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Chair in History
Co-Director, Clements Center for Southwest Studies, at the Southern Methodist University in the US. 

Speaker(s): 
Neil Foley, Dedman College, Southern Methodist University

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