On 3rd February 2017, the Brazilian Studies Programme hosted a research workshop on ‘Brazilian Democracy from Dilma to Temer’.
Latin American Centre
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).
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.
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.
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
On 6th January 2017, the Venezuelan National Assembly elected Julio Andrés Borges as its President. A lawmaker since 2000, Borges is the leader of Justice First (Primero Justicia), one of several opposition political parties that make up the Mesa de la Unidad Democrática coalit
Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Fellowship in Contemporary History and Public Policy of Mexico, to be held jointly in the Faculty of History and the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) (Latin America Centre, LAC) in association with St Antony’s College.
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).
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.
Lara Putnam is UCIS Research Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh. She writes on Latin American and Caribbean history, theories and methods of transnational history, and the nexus of migration, kinship, and gender. Publications includ