**Special Seminar - Please note this is a Friday**
Latin American Centre
“What motivates sympathy for people in distress in far-away places? Is the rise of humanitarianism recent or ancient? This lecture will explore the ways that global integration since the nineteenth century produced economic and affective ties between distant places and peoples; there has been a
Nineteenth-century natural history flourished in Chile thanks to a collaboration between foreign immigrants and Chileans, in a context of Chilean state support for natural history institutions and training, but also in a context in which the natural sciences, and natural history specifically, cam
On the Occasion of International Womens' Day, a special event will be hosted including a screening of the film "Sands of Silence-Waves of Courage" and Q&A with the Director and Trafficking Survivor, Virginia Isaias.
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
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.
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.
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.
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