Presidents, Governors, and the Politics of Distribution in Argentina and Brazil

Presidents, Governors, and the Politics of Distribution in Argentina and Brazil

Monday, 23 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Venue: 
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Speaker(s): 
Dr Lucas González, Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM), Argentina
Convenor: 
Tim Power

Dr Lucas González is professor of political science at UNSAM in Buenos Aires. He completed the MSc at the Latin American Centre in 2002-2003, when he was a Chevening Scholar at Wolfson College. He later received his PhD in political science from the University of Notre Dame in 2010, where his thesis was directed by the late Guillermo O’Donnell. He is the author of recent articles in journals such as Journal of Politics, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Studies in Comparative International Development, Latin American Research Review, and Latin American Politics and Society. He will be in Oxford to launch his new book, Presidents, Governors, and the Politics of Distribution in Federal Democracies: Primus Contra Pares in Argentina and Brazil, published in March 2016 by Routledge.

All are welcome. A glass of wine will be served after the event.