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Centre of Latin American Studies

Alison Richard Building, front

CLAS Open Seminar

Seminars are held on Mondays at 5:15 pm in the Alison Richard Building on the University's Sidgwick Site. All are welcome. 

Refreshments are served after each seminar.

Michaelmas Term 2017

16 October

Fernando Calderón  (Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Universidad de Córdoba & FLACSO, Argentina; Simón Bolívar Chair, CLAS, Cambridge)
Modernity as an intercultural network: uncertainty and new challenges in a global Latin America

(SG1 - followed by welcoming reception for staff & new students)

30 October

Camila Gatica Mizala (Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London)
Controlling the body: decency in Argentina 1850-1945

6 November

Elin Skaar (Latin Senior Researcher, Centre on Law and Social Transformation, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Postterminalen Bergen, Norway
Beyond words: implementing truth commission recommendations in Latin America

11 November

Philippa Page (Lecturer in Hispanic Studies, Newcastle University)

27 November

Sabine Hyland (National Geographic Society Explorer, Reader in Social Anthropology, University of St. Andrews
Writing in three dimensions: two newly discovered Khipu epistles from Peru

For details of several other events and workshops hosted by CLAS this term, please see