On 18th February 2014, the Brazilian Studies Programme in conjunction with the Rio Branco Visiting Professorship
Latin American Centre
On 31st January 2014, Prof Scott Mainwaring (University of Notre Dame) visited the LAC and presented his new book in co-authorship with Dr Aníbal Pérez-Liñán of the University of Pittsburgh.
On 31st January 2014, with the generous support of Santander Universities UK, the Brazilian Studies Programme hosted a day-long workshop on “The Brazilian Political Class: Ideology, Values, and Policy Preferences.” Papers explored data collected in a summer 2013 survey of the Brazilian Congress c
On 30th January 2014, the Brazilian Studies Programme joined forces with the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (Rio de Janeiro) and with the Kellogg Institute (University of Notre Dame) to organize a public event in London on “The Brazilian Outlook for 2014.” The event was held at the Notre Dame London Cen
On Friday, 14 February, Dr Par Engstrom gave a talk on “Brazilian Post-Transitional Justice and the Inter-American Human Rights System”. His remarks focused on the role of the Inter-American Human Rights System and discussed the types of transitional justice policies that may be required from Bra
Violence, football and cocaine: by using these three topics, and two major Colombian figures, a footballer and a drug lord, The Two Escobars probes the greater problems of violence in Colombia.
The film Sons of Cuba follows three young hopefuls at the Havana Boxing Academy as they prepare to compete in the national under-12s championships.
A recent film about La Cristiada and the persecution of Christians in Mexico under Plutarco Elías Calles.
Matheus Nachtergaele's haunting debut hinges on the events of The Dead Girl's Feast, a local celebration that commemorates an alleged miracle to have occurred in the riverside community.