Joint Seminar with the Rothermere American Institute: Transnational Approaches to Post-emancipation Labor Regimes and their Consequences: From Venezuela to South Africa and Trinidad to Chicago, 1870-1940

Joint Seminar with the Rothermere American Institute: Transnational Approaches to Post-emancipation Labor Regimes and their Consequences: From Venezuela to South Africa and Trinidad to Chicago, 1870-1940

Thursday, 2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Speaker(s): 
Laura Putnam, University of Pittsburgh
Convenor: 
Eduardo Posada-Carbo
Series: 
Latin American History Seminar

Please note the following changes in the Latin American History Seminar Programme:

Lara Putnam's joint LAC/RAI seminar, originally announced for next week, has now been postponed for 2 March, and Lucy O'Sullivan's seminar, originally scheduled for 2 March, will now take place on week 1 of Trinity Term. 

 

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused by these changes.

 

Lara Putnam is UCIS Research Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh.  She writes on Latin American and Caribbean history, theories and methods of transnational history, and the nexus of migration, kinship, and gender.  Publications include The Company They Kept: Migrants and the Politics of Gender in Caribbean Costa Rica, 1870-1960 (UNC Press, 2002), Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age (UNC Press, 2013), and more than two dozen chapters and articles. Recent honors include the Andrés Ramos Mattei-Neville Hall Article Prize of Association of Caribbean Historians and the 32nd Annual Elsa Goveia Memorial Lectureship at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica (2016). Putnam is President of the Conference on Latin American History.