Events archive

Latin American Centre Seminars
Joe Foweraker, LAC
9 March 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Latin American Centre Seminars
Maria A. Gwynn, Blavatnik School of Government and University College
2 March 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Maria A. Gwynn is a Global Leaders Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and a Research Fellow at University College, Oxford. She was formerly a postdoctoral research... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Chair: Rachel Meneguello, University of Campinas
23 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony’s College
Rachel Meneguello is Professor of Political Science at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and editor of the journal Opinião Pública . In 2014/17 she served as Vice president of Graduate Studies... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Professor Carlos Malamud, Real Instituto Elcano, Spain, Maryhen Jimenez, LAC, Oswaldo Amaral, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Carlos Pérez-Ricart, LAC
16 February 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Carlos Malamud is Senior Analyst for Latin America at the Elcano Royal Institute, and Professor of Latin American History at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain.... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Rory Miller, University of Liverpool
9 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Rory Miller is Honorary Fellow in International Business History at the University of Liverpool. He was Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies between 1999 and 2002 and subsequently... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Jessica Rich, Marquette University
2 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Jessica Rich is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Marquette University, specializing in civil society, social movements, and state-building in Latin America. She received her doctorate from... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Laurence Whitehead, Nuffield College
26 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Laurence Whitehead is a Senior Research Fellow in Politics at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and until 2015 was Senior Fellow of the College. During 2005/6 he served as Acting Warden there. In... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Sergio Jaramillo, Former High Commissioner for Peace in Colombia and currently Colombian Ambassador in Belgium
19 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Sergio Jaramillo is currently the Colombian Ambassador in Belgium and head of the Colombian Mission to the European Union. He studied Philosophy and Greek at the University of Toronto and at Corpus... Read more
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

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