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Latin American Centre

Founded in 1964 by St. Antony's College, the LAC educates graduate students in a range of disciplines applied to Latin America.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Latin American Culture and Politics in the 1960s: The View from Buenos Aires Professor John King, Warwick University, delivers the annual Guido Di Tella Memorial Lecture 2015. John King, Margaret MacMillan, Leigh Payne 25 Mar 2015
2 Why the Sandinista Revolution mattered then (and now) Professor Valpy FitzGerald, St Antony's College, gives a talk for the Latin American Centre series. Valpy FitzGerald 19 Mar 2015
3 Financial remittances, social remittances, and the state in Latin America Dr Covadonga Meseguer, London School of Economics, gives a talk for the Latin American Centre series. Covadonga Meseguer 19 Mar 2015
4 Total war: Mexico and Europe, 1914 Professor Alan Knight give a seminar for the Latin American Centre series. Alan Knight 19 Mar 2015
5 Colombia: Peace and history Malcolm Deas, University Lecturer in the Politics and Government of Latin America, University of Oxford and Fellow, St Antony’s College, Oxford (from 1966 to 2008). Gives a talk on Colombia: Peace and History. Malcolm Deas 19 Mar 2015
6 CAF 2013 Report Presentation by Daniel Ortega: Enhancing Productivity in Latin America: from Subsistence to Transformational Entrepreneurship On Thursday, 1st May, 5pm Daniel Ortega, Senior Research Economist, CAF Development Bank of Latin America Presented the CAF 2013 Report “Enhancing Productivity in Latin America: from Subsistence to Transformational Entrepreneurship”. Daniel Ortega 12 Nov 2014
7 Images of the United States in Latin America, 1850-1900 On March 7th, Professor Nicola Miller and Dr Adam Smith from the University College London gave a lecture on the historical relations between the United States of America and Latin America. Nicola Miller, Adam Smith 12 Nov 2014
8 Writing Rights in Early Latin American Constitutions On February 28th, Dr James Melton from the University College London presented his recent findings of a research project producing a cross-national historical dataset of written constitutions. James Melton 12 Nov 2014
9 Rios Montt Trial On February 21st, Dr Roddy Brett from the University of St Andrews discussed the consequences of the violence during the regime of Rios Montt. In spotlighting the recent trial, he explores today's post-conflict legacy. Roddy Brett 12 Nov 2014
10 Brazilian Post-Transisitonal Justice On Februrary 14th, Dr Par Engstrom from the University College London gave a lecture on recent developments in transitional justice in Brazil. Par Engstrom 12 Nov 2014
11 Towards modular regionalism in Latin America? Dr Gian Luca Gardini (University of Bath) gives a talk foe the Latin American Centre seminar series Gian Luca Gardini 15 Feb 2014
12 Creative Commons Democracies and Dictatorships in Latin America: Emergence, Survival, and Fall Professor Scott Mainwaring gives a talk for the Latin American Centre seminar series Scott Mainwaring 15 Feb 2014
13 Creative Commons Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform: Lessons from Brazil. Dr George Meszaros (University of Warwick) gives a talk for the Latin American Centre seminar series. George Meszaros 15 Feb 2014
14 Creative Commons Challenging Frontiers: On the Making—and Unmaking?—of Latin American Nations (especially Mexico). Alan Knight (St Antony’s College) gives a talk for the Latin American Centre seminar series. Alan Knight 15 Feb 2014
15 Civil Society 2.0? How the Internet Changes Politics and the Public Sphere in Cuba Bert Hoffmann (German Institute of Global and Area Studies) gives a talk for the Latin America Seminar Series. Bert Hoffmann 19 Nov 2013
16 Conditional Cash Transfers in Bolivia: Origins, Impact, and Universality James McGuire (Wesleyan University) gives a talk for the Latin American Centre seminar series. James McGuire 19 Nov 2013
17 Poverty, Growth, Structural Change, and Social Inclusion Programs: A Regional Analysis for Peru, 2002-2010 Mario Tello (Pontifícia Universidad Católica del Perú and CAF Visiting Fellow in Latin American Economics gives a talk for ther Latin American Centre seminar series. Mario Tello 19 Nov 2013
18 Guido Di Tella Memorial Lecture Malcolm Deas gives the Guido Di Tella Memorial Lecture on 25th October 2013. Malcolm Deas 19 Nov 2013
19 The Political Economy of Remittances in Latin America Roundtable discussion with Faisal Ahmed (Nuffield); David Doyle (St Hugh's); Isabel Ruiz (Harris Manchester); Diego Sánchez-Ancochea (St Antony's). Convened by Timothy Power. Faisal Ahmed, David Doyle, Isabel Ruiz, Diego Sánchez-Ancochea 23 Oct 2013
20 The Chilean Coup of 1973, Forty Years On Roundtable discussion with Alan Angell (St Antony's); Cath Collins (University of Ulster); Scott Mainwaring (University of Notre Dame). Convened by Timothy Power. Alan Angell, Cath Collins, Scott Mainwaring, Timothy Power 23 Oct 2013
21 Creative Commons Latin America in a New Global Economic Order: Towards a New Model of Development Podcast from The Latin American Centre, University of Oxford; featuring Angus Lapsley, Dr Timothy Power, Professor Rosemary Foot and L. Enrique García. Angus Lapsley, L. Enrique García, Timothy Power, Rosemary Foot 12 Apr 2012