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Operation Condor: 40 Years Later

Wednesday, 22 June, 2016 - 12:00 to Thursday, 13 June, 2024 - 13:00
Montevideo (Uruguay). Further details below.

Between late November and early December 1975, Operation Condor was formally created in Chile at a meeting of South America’s security forces.

Speaker(s): 
Pablo Ouviña (Prosecutor in the Argentine Operation Condor trial)
Lorena Balardini (Universidad de Buenos Aires and Procuraduría de Crímenes contra la Humanidad)
Martin Rico, (Secretaria de Derechos Humanos, Argentina)
Jaime Nuguer (Estudio Nuguer, Argentina)
Pablo Chargoñia (Legal Team of the Observatorio Luz Ibarburu)
Mariana Mota (judge)
Mirtha Guianze (ex prosecutor and National Institution for Human Rights)
Lilian Celiberti (Condor survivor)
Jair Krischke (Movimento de Justiça e Direitos Humanos/Brasil)
Luiz Cláudio Cunha (journalist, consultant for the Brazilian National Truth Commission)
Ivan Cláudio Marx (Brazilian prosecutor)

Dr Francesca Lessa interviewed by the BBC, the New York Times and CCTV America in the aftermath of the Operation Condor trial verdict

Dr Lessa, based in Buenos Aires since 2014 to monitor the Operation Condor trial, was interviewed by the BBC, the New York Times, CCTV America and three radio stations in Uruguay. The verdict in this historic prosecution was delivered in the Comodoro Py courthouse on May 27.

Associate Professorship in Social Science Research Methods in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the School of Geography and the Environment in association with Green Templeton College

Grade 36S: from £45,066 per annum

 We are seeking to appoint a permanent Associate Professor in Social Science Research Methods, to be held in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) and School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE), in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at Green Templeton College under arrangements described in the further particulars.

Special Seminar on Politics and Political Economy in Brazil

Friday, 3 June, 2016 -
16:30 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Dr Aldé and Dr Ianoni were academic visitors in the Brazilian Studies Programme in 2015-2016, and will be presenting the results of their research projects.

“Brazilians Online: User Profiles and Political Communication in a Connected Environment”

Speaker(s): 
Dr Alessandra Aldé (Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro)
Dr Marcus Ianoni (Universidade Federal Fluminense)

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