Events

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 History Seminar
Klaus Gallo, Universidad di Tella, Argentina; , David Wood, Sheffield University; , Matthew Brown, Bristol University
26 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Klaus Gallo is Associate Professor of the History Faculty at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina. His current research interests focuses on politics, ideas and culture in Buenos Aires... Read more
27 October 2017 - 9:00am to 28 October 2017 - 6:00pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony’s College
Full programme
Latin American Centre Seminars
Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University
31 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Nissan 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... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University
2 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Jeremy Adelman completed his DPhil at Oxford in 1989, and has since authored or edited ten books, including Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic (2006) and Worldly Philosopher: The... Read more
3 November 2017 - 12:45pm to 2:15pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
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
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 History Seminar
Graciela Iglesias-Rogers, University of Winchester
9 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Graciela Iglesias-Rogers is currently principal investigator of the AHRC-funded project ‘The Hispanic-Anglosphere: transnational networks, global communities (late 18th-20th centuries)’ 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
16 November 2017 - 12:45pm to 2:15pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Roberto Calzadilla was appointed as Ambassador of Bolivia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in January 2014. He also serves as Bolivia’s Ambassador to Ireland and Permanent... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Carlos Pérez-Ricart, St. Antony’s College
16 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Carlos A. Pérez Ricart is Postdoctoral Fellow in the Contemporary History and Public Policy of Mexico at the University of Oxford. He holds a PhD in Political Science and in Latin American Studies... 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 History Seminar
Alejandra Irigoin, LSE
23 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Alejandra Irigoin is an Associate Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics, where she teaches Latin American Economic History and Early Modern global history. Her research on... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Romy Sánchez, University of Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne; , Jesús Sanjurjo, University of Leeds
27 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris
Fourth François-Xavier Guerra Seminar – jointly organized with the Centre de reserche d’histoire de l’Amerique Latine at du monde ibérique (CRALMI), University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne – Please... Read more

Pages