Events

Past Events

Latin American History Seminar: The "Black Legend" and the "Orientalisation" of Spain: The Impact on the Discourse and Practice of Cuban, Catalan and Basque Nationalism, 1850-1914

Thursday, 30 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Angel Smith is Reader in Modern Spanish history at the University of Leeds. His major monographs are Anarchism, Revolution and Reaction: Catalan Labour and the Crisis of the Spanish State, 1898-1923, International Studies in Social History, vol.

Speaker(s): 
Angel Smith, University of Leeds and St. Antony’s College

African Studies Seminar: Book Launch 'Taken for a Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour and Public Transport in an African Metropolis'

Taken for a Ride
Thursday, 30 November, 2017 - 17:00
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

Book launch:  Taken for a Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Matteo Rizzo, SOAS, Department of Development Studies.

 

Speaker(s): 
Matteo Rizzo (SOAS)

Easy Riders and Good Fellows: Rebellion, Masculinity, and the Market in Contemporary Chinese Fiction and Film

Thursday, 30 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre Lecture Theatre

As a so-called 'bad boy' novelist, rally-car driver, blogger and filmmaker, Han Han has been hailed as the voice of youthful rebellion since he first shot to fame in 1999 at the age of 17.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Pamela Hunt

*CANCELLED* A conversation with Guisell Morales (Ambassador of Nicaragua) 'Challenges and successes of integral development in contemporary Nicaragua'

Thursday, 30 November, 2017 -
12:45 to 14:15
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Guisell Morales is the Ambassador of Nicaragua in the United Kingdom (since 2015) and Ireland (since 2016).  He arrived to the UK in 2012 as Chargée d’Affaires.  Previously to that, she had developed a successful career as a lawyer in the public and private sector.  For example, she was Country

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