On Wednesday 20 September 2017 the lives of Puerto Ricans on the island and abroad changed forever. Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico as a category four storm (sustained winds of 150mph), leaving the Island in a state of emergency.
Latin American Centre
This talk will be based on Payne's book Unsettling Accounts: Neither Truth nor Reconciliation in Confessions of State Violence (Duke University Press, 2008).
Maria A. Gwynn is a Global Leaders Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and a Research Fellow at University College, Oxford. She was formerly a postdoctoral research fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, artist, educator, author and promoter of non-violence, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1980 for his defence of human rights in his native Argentina and throughout Latin America.
Ambassador Eduardo dos Santos was born in Rio de Janeiro on 29 December 1952. He holds a degree in Legal and Social Studies from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and has been a career diplomat since 1975.
10.00-10.30: Arrival and introduction
Morning session. Chair: Ana Lourdes Suárez (Catholic University of Argentina)
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA STUDIES
Grade 8: £39,992 - £47,722 p.a.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies is seeking to appoint a full-time Departmental Lecturer in Latin American Studies. Based at The Latin American Centre, Church Walk, Oxford, this is a fixed-term appointment for 4 years.
Carlos Malamud is Senior Analyst for Latin America at the Elcano Royal Institute, and Professor of Latin American History at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain.