Latin American Centre

Latin American Centre Seminars: Listening to the silences: towards a feminist analysis of violence in Latin America

Friday, 3 March, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Mo Hume is a Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Glasgow. Her research focuses on how multiple and overlapping forms of violence are perceived by those who live in post-conflict contexts.

Speaker(s): 
Mo Hume (University of Glasgow)

Latin American Centre Seminars: Co-hosted with the African Studies Centre and the China Centre: The impact of China in developing countries: Latin America and Africa compared

Friday, 24 February, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Ricardo Soares de Oliveira is Associate Professor in Comparative Politics (African Politics) at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford; Official Fellow of St Peter's College; and a Fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin.

Speaker(s): 
Ricardo Soares (University of Oxford) and Rhys Jenkins (University of East Anglia)

Latin American Centre Seminars: Gender transformation, asset accumulation and Latin American just cities

Friday, 10 February, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Caroline Moser is an urban social anthropologist/social policy specialist and Emeritus Professor at the University of Manchester, where until 2012 she was Professor of Urban Development and Director of the Global Urban Research Centre.

Speaker(s): 
Caroline Moser (University of Manchester)

Latin American Centre Seminars: The Failures of Electoral Accountability for Corruption: Brazil and Beyond

Friday, 3 February, 2017 - 17:00
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony’s College

Dr Nara Pavao is a Visiting Professor in the Political Science Department at the Federal University of Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil. During the 2015–2016 academic year, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) at Vanderbilt University.

Speaker(s): 
Nara Pavão (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco)

Latin American Centre Seminars: Paradoxes of democracy in Chile: stability with declining representation

Friday, 27 January, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Marcela Rios holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, a Masters in Social Science from the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales in Mexico City and a BA in Sociology and Latin American Studies from York University in Toronto, Canada.

Speaker(s): 
Marcela Rios (UNDP-Chile)

SPECIAL LATIN AMERICAN SEMINAR: Reflections on Illusions and Realities in COLOMBIAN PEACEMAKING

Friday, 18 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Malcolm Deas is an emeritus Fellow of St. Antony’s College, where with the late Sir Raymond Carr he was one of the founders of the Latin American Centre.  He first visited Colombia in 1963, and the country’s history and politics has been his main field of study ever since.

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