Events archive

Latin American Centre Seminars
Luisa Feline Freier, Universidad del Pacífico (Peru)
28 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
In recent years the UNHCR has hailed Latin America as the new avant-garde of generous refugee protection. Is there evidence for significant liberalization of refugee legislation in the region and how... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Andreas Schedler, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
21 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
The common definition of “democratic consolidation” as a situation in which democracy has turned into “the only game in town” (Linz and Stepan 1996) describes a “self-reinforcing equilibrium” in... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Mahrukh Doctor, University of Hull
14 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
The main argument presented is that institutional modernisation is a slow and incremental process in Brazil. It draws on research recently published in Business-State Relations in Brazil: Challenges... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Sian Lazar, University of Cambridge
7 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
I will discuss my recent ethnographic work on the ethical lives and collective political action of two unions of state employees in Argentina. I examine how activists in both unions create themselves... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Monica Serrano, El Colegio de México
3 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
**Special Seminar - Please note this is a Friday** Although from the outset prohibitionist drug control policies have been at odds with human rights logics, academic research on the interaction... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Patience Schell, University of Aberdeen
24 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Daniela Campello, Getulio Vargas Foundation and CAF Fellow, , Cesar Zucco, Getulio Vargas Foundation
17 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
This paper revisits theoretical models of economic voting to demonstrate that in countries where international shocks are substantially large, the economic vote is a poor instrument of democratic... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Ken Shadlen, London School of Economics
10 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
International changes can reconfigure domestic politics. Since the late 1980s, developing countries have been subject to intense pressures regarding intellectual property rights. These pressures have... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Laura Jaitman (Inter-American Development Bank)
12 May 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Latin American Centre Seminars
Luis Schiumerini (Nuffield College)
10 March 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Luis Schiumerini is a Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow in Politics at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. His research examines political behavior and representation in new democracies, and is... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Mo Hume (University of Glasgow)
3 March 2017 - 5:00pm
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... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Ricardo Soares (University of Oxford) and Rhys Jenkins (University of East Anglia)
24 February 2017 - 5:00pm
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... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Ricardo Soares (University of Oxford) and Rhys Jenkins (University of East Anglia)
24 February 2017 - 5:00pm
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... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Ana Lourdes Suárez, Jimena Maccio (Catholic University of Argentina) and Séverine Deneulin (University of Bath)
23 February 2017 - 12:45pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
The presence of religion is widespread in Latin America’s informal settlements, from statutes of saints in the public space, to religious processions, to individual devotions. Informal settlements... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Antonio Sergio Alfredo Guimaraes (University of Sao Paolo)
17 February 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Antonio Sérgio Alfredo Guimarães is Senior Professor, Department of Sociology, University of São Paulo and Simon Bolivar Professor of Latin American Studies at Cambridge University (2016/2017). He... Read more

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