‘Revolutionary elections in the Americas, 1800-1910’

‘Revolutionary elections in the Americas, 1800-1910’

Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
The RAI, 1a South Parks Road
Speaker(s): 
Professor Andrew Robertson (CUNY, New York)
Professor Eduardo Posada-Carbó
Convenor: 
Eduardo Posada-Carbo
Series: 
Latin American History Seminar

Andrew Robertson is Associate Professor at the City University of New York. His publications include The Language of Democracy: Political Rhetoric in Britain and the United States, 1790-1900 (1995); Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to Political History in the Early American Republic, edited by Jeffrey L. Pasley, Andrew W. Robertson, and David Waldstreicher (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004). He is also the co-editor (with Eduardo Posada-Carbo) of the Oxford Handbook of Revolutionary Elections in the Americas, 1800-1910 (forthcoming OUP, 2017).

Eduardo Posada-Carbó is Professor of the History and Politics of Latin America and Research Fellow at St. Antony’s College in Oxford.  He has been Visiting Professor at the Universities of Chicago and Brown, and Visiting Fellow at the Kellogg Institute, University of Notre Dame. He has published extensively on the history and politics of Latin America, including (with Iván Jaksić, eds.), Liberalismo y poder.  Latinoamérica en el siglo XIX. He is the co-editor (with Andrew Robertson) of the Oxford Handbook of Revolutionary Elections in the Americas, 1800-1910 (forthcoming, OUP, 2017).