Latin American Centre

Latin American History Seminar: Joint Seminar with the Rothermere American Institute: Anti-Immigration Politics, the Rise of Latinos and the Crisis of National Identity in the United States: A Contemporary History from the 1980s

Thursday, 9 March, 2017 - 18:00
Rothermere American Institute, 1a South Parks Road

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. 

Speaker(s): 
Neil Foley, Dedman College, Southern Methodist University

Latin American History Seminar: Joint Seminar with the Rothermere American Institute: Transnational Approaches to Post-emancipation Labor Regimes and their Consequences: From Venezuela to South Africa and Trinidad to Chicago, 1870-1940

Thursday, 2 March, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

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

Speaker(s): 
Lara Putnam, UCIS Research Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh

Latin American Centre Seminars: Listening to the silences: towards a feminist analysis of violence in Latin America

Friday, 3 March, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Mo Hume is a Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Glasgow. Her research focuses on how multiple and overlapping forms of violence are perceived by those who live in post-conflict contexts.

Speaker(s): 
Mo Hume (University of Glasgow)

Latin American Centre Seminars: Co-hosted with the African Studies Centre and the China Centre: The impact of China in developing countries: Latin America and Africa compared

Friday, 24 February, 2017 - 17:00
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Ricardo Soares de Oliveira is Associate Professor in Comparative Politics (African Politics) at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford; Official Fellow of St Peter's College; and a Fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin.

Speaker(s): 
Ricardo Soares (University of Oxford) and Rhys Jenkins (University of East Anglia)

Nicaragua Then, Now and in the Future.

Monday, 28 November, 2016 - 17:00
The Latin American Center, 1 Church Walk.

The Latin American Centre and the Oxford-León Association would like to invite you to our celebratory seminar on Nicaragua, as part of the 30 anniversary of the twining between the city of Oxford and León in Nicaragua.

Speaker(s): 
Professor Valpy Fitzgerald of the Oxford Department of International Development and Dr Paul Oquist, Minister - Private Secretary for National Policies of Nicaragua.

BSP-Santander Workshop: Brazilian Democracy from Dilma to Temer

Friday, 3 February, 2017 -
08:30 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony’s College

The topic of the 2017 workshop of the Brazilian Studies Programme, supported by Santander Universities UK, will be “Brazilian Democracy from Dilma to Temer: Navigating the Crises.” Some 17 scholars from Brazil, Europe and the United States will come to St Antony’s College to debate the aftermath

Latin American History Seminar: Brazil in the Recreation of the Inter-American Order, 1944-1948

Thursday, 1 December, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Tom Long is Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Reading and Affiliated Professor at CIDE in Mexico City. His work focuses on the dynamics of asymmetry in IR, particularly in the Americas.

Speaker(s): 
Tom Long, University of Reading

Latin American History Seminar: Race, Nature and Progress in the Work of the Nineteenth-Century Colombian Thinker José María Samper

Thursday, 17 November, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Andrea Cadelo graduated with a degree in Mass Communication (major) and Philosophy (minor) from the Universidad Javeriana (Colombia).

Speaker(s): 
Andrea Cadelo, King’s College London

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