Latin American Centre

Special Event - Astor Lecture: Is There a Global History of Humanitarianism?

Tuesday, 31 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

“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

Speaker(s): 
Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University

Latin American Centre Seminars: Natural History Values and Meanings in Nineteenth-Century Chile

Tuesday, 24 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

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

Speaker(s): 
Patience Schell, University of Aberdeen

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

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