The Height, Depth and Width of the Left in Latin America: A Historical Perspective

The Height, Depth and Width of the Left in Latin America: A Historical Perspective

Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Speaker(s): 
Paulo Drinot, University College London
Convenor: 
Eduardo Posada-Carbo
Series: 
Latin American History Seminar

Paulo Drinot is senior lecturer in Latin American History at the Institute of the Americas, University College London and co-editor of the Journal of Latin American Studies. He holds an undergraduate degree in economic history from LSE, an MPhil in Latin American Studies from the University of Oxford, and a DPhil in Modern History from Oxford. He is the author of The Allure of Labor: Workers, Race, and the Making of the Peruvian State (Duke University Press, 2011), published in translation as La seducción de la clase obrera: Trabajadores, raza y la formación del Estado peruano (Instituto de Estudios Peruanos/Ministerio de Cultura, 2016), editor of Che’s Travels: The Making of a Revolutionary in 1950s Latin America (Duke University Press, 2010), and Peru in Theory (Palgrave, 2014), published in Spanish as El Perú en Teoría (Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, 2017) and co-editor of Más allá de la dominación y la resistencia: estudios de historia peruana, siglos XVI-XX (Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, 2005), of The Great Depression in Latin America (Durham: Duke University Press, 2014), also published in Spanish translation by the Fondo de Cultura Económica, of Comics and Memory in Latin America (Pittsburgh University Press, 2017) and of The Peculiar Revolution: Rethinking the Peruvian Experiment under Military Rule (University of Texas Press, 2017).