Events archive

Latin American Centre Seminars
Professor Susan Franceschet (University of Calgary), Dr Margarita C. Batlle (Universidad Externado de Colombia), Maria Luiza Gatto
19 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Latin American History Seminar
Professor Leonardo Waisman (Cambridge)
18 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Leonardo Waisman is a Senior Research Fellow at the Argentine National Council for Science and Technology (CONICET) and the current Simon Bolivar Professor of Latin American Studies at the University... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Dr Isabel Ruiz, Edward Paine (LATA Foundation), Dr David Howard
12 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Round table discussion. Isabel Ruiz is the Official Fellow in Economics at Harris Manchester College and a research associate at COMPAS, University of Oxford. She is the co-editor of Hispanic... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Andrea Wulf, in conversation with Professor Yadvinder Malhi
11 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
The RAI, 1a South Parks Road
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World Andrea Wulf’s 'The Invention of Nature' (John Murray, 2015) reveals the profound influence of German naturalist and explorer Alexander von... Read more
5 February 2016 - 8:30am to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
On 5th February, the Brazilian Studies Programme will hold a day-long workshop on the current political and economic crisis in Brazil. Speakers from Brazil, the US, the UK and continental Europe will... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Kim Christiaens (University of Leuven), Paul Betts (discussant)
4 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
The European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road
"From the moment the independent Polish trade union Solidarność developed into the first mass opposition movement in Eastern Europe, supporters inside and outside Poland have been keen to... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Dr Pamela Hartigan
29 January 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
The concept and practice of entrepreneurship has captured worldwide imagination, particularly among Millennials, but increasingly among all age groups. The notion of bringing to life an innovative... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Dr Camillia Cowling (Warwick)
28 January 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Latin American Centre Seminars
Simon Escoffier
22 January 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
This presentation will respond to the question of why and how some Chilean poblaciones (underprivileged neighbourhoods) have sustained contentious collective action through the past 35 years. Most of... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Dr Claudio Robles (Universidad Ibáñez, Chile)
21 January 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Javiera Blanco (Chile’s Minister of Justice) , Amerigo Incalcaterra (UN OHCHR) , Patricio Walker (President of the Senate) , Pablo Ouviña (Prosecutor in the Argentine Operation Condor trial) , Luz Palmás Zaldua (Centre for Legal and Social Studies, Argentina) , Laura Elgueta Díaz (survivor of Operation Condor) , Eduardo Contreras (human rights lawyer) , Alejandro Solis (former judge, Human Rights Unit of the Ministry of Defence, Chile)
17 December 2015 - 9:00am to 18 December 2015 - 1:00pm
Between late November and early December 1975, Operation Condor was formally created in Santiago at a meeting of South America’s security forces. It was a secret transnational network of intelligence... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Andrés Solimano, Professor of Economics, CAF Fellow 2015
4 December 2015 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk. Oxford
Latin American History Seminar
Jorge Luengo, Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz
3 December 2015 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Daniel Ortega (CAF-Development Bank of Latin America); Adam Baird (Coventry University); Annette Idler (University of Oxford); Graham Denyer Willis (University of Cambridge)
3 December 2015 - 2:00pm
InvestCorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College, Oxford
Programme: 2.00-3.30 Presentation of the report 3.30-4.00 Coffee 4.00-6.00 Panel on: Crime, violence and security in Latin America
Latin American Centre Seminars
Aquiles Arrieta, Assistnat Magistrate at the Colombian Magistrate Court, Visiting Research at the Latin American Centre.
2 December 2015 - 2:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

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