Events archive

Latin American Centre Seminars
Luisa Feline Freier, Universidad del Pacífico (Peru)
28 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
In recent years the UNHCR has hailed Latin America as the new avant-garde of generous refugee protection. Is there evidence for significant liberalization of refugee legislation in the region and how... 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 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
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 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