'The Late Spanish Translation of The Federalist in Latin America and the Concept of ‘Federalism’ in Argentina'

'The Late Spanish Translation of The Federalist in Latin America and the Concept of ‘Federalism’ in Argentina'

Thursday, 28 April 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Speaker(s): 
Rebeca Viguera Ruiz, University of La Rioja and St. Antony’s College
Convenor: 
Eduardo Posada-Carbo
Series: 
Latin American History Seminar

Rebeca Viguera-Ruiz is PhD in Modern History. Associate Professor at University of La Rioja since 2011. She is currently a Senior Visitor at Oxford University (St. Antony´s College), and she has also been Visiting Scholar at New York University (CEMS) and University of Harvard (CES). Formerly she was research fellow at University of Cambridge and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her fields of specialization focus on political and social liberal experiences during the 19th century, as well as on the intellectual history of the concept of democracy throughout the 19th century in spain. Main recent publications: (co-ed.) El debate constitucional en el siglo XIX. Ideología, oratoria y opinión pública (Madrid, 2015); (co-ed.) El lenguaje político y retórico de las Constituciones españolas. Proyectos ideológicos e impacto mediático en el siglo XIX (Oviedo, 2015); El exilio de Ramón Alesón Alonso de Tejada: Experiencia liberal de un emigrado en Londres (1823-1826)  (New York, 2012) ; El liberalismo en primera persona (Rioja, 2010).