Events

Upcoming Events

Latin American History Seminar: The Botanist of the King: Pehr Löfling and the Royal Botanical Expedition of New Granada during the Eighteenth Century

Thursday, 8 March, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Manuel Lucena Giraldo is Research Scientist in the Spanish Council for Scientific Research and Professor of Humanities in IE Business School/IE University.

Speaker(s): 
Manuel Lucena Giraldo, Spanish National Research Council/IE University, Spain

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Past Events

Latin American Centre Seminars: Roundtable Discussion on "Whither Brazil? Scenarios for 2018 and Beyond"

Friday, 23 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony’s College

Rachel Meneguello is Professor of Political Science at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and editor of the journal Opinião Pública. In 2014/17 she served as Vice president of Graduate Studies Affairs at the University.

Speaker(s): 
Chair: Rachel Meneguello, University of Campinas

Latin American History Seminar: A 'Brown Man's Country'? Langston Hughes in Mexico

Thursday, 22 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Rothermere American Institute, 1A S Parks Road

William Booth is Lecturer in Modern History at St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford and Adjunct Professor in Latin American Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (Bologna).

Speaker(s): 
William Booth, St Catherine’s College and Johns Hopkins University in Bologna

Nissan Seminar: CANCELLED: The early ethnolinguistic history of the Japanese archipelago

Thursday, 22 February, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

This weeks seminar has been cancelled due to illness.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Alexander Vovin, Directeur d'études, linguistique historique du Japon et de l'Asie du Nord-Est, EHESS-Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales

Unmaking China’s Development: The Function and Credibility of Institutions

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre Lecture Theatre

Why would the removal of authoritarian institutions in some developing countries lead to sustained socio-economic crisis, while others experience explosive growth despite 'persisting' informal, insecure and rent-seeking institutional arrangements?

Speaker(s): 
Peter Ho

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