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Centre of Latin American Studies

Alison Richard Building, front


CLAS Open Seminar

Seminars are held Mondays at 5:15pm, Room SG2, Ground Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT.
All are welcome. Refreshments served after the seminar.


Lent Term 2020

20 January

Maite Conde Brazilian Studies & Visual Culture, Modern & Medieval Languages & Linguistics, University of Cambridge
Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil. Mapping out a Space of Analysis (abstract)

27 January

Jeffrey Hoelle Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara
Shearing Gaia: The Cultivation of Land and Body "Covers" in the Brazilian Amazon (abstract)

3 February

Antonio Sérgio Guimarães Sociology,University of São Paulo, Brazil
Pretos e Pardos: Black Identities in the Context of Racial Quotas

10 February

Robert Samet Anthropology, Union College, Schenectady, New York
The Will to Security: Populism and the Politics of Crime in Venezuela (abstract)

17 February

Fabio Luis Barbosa dos Santos Latin American Studies, Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), Brazil
South America under Progressivism: an Assessment (abstract)

24 February - POSTPONED 

Juan Grigera Political Economy of Inclusive Development, King’s College, London
The Anatomy of the Commodity Boom: Latin America between 2002-2012

Friday 6 March - S1, First Floor, Alison Richard Building

Fraya Frehse Sociology, University of São Paulo, Brazil & Visiting Fellow, Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge
Homelessness and the Production of Public Space in 21st-Century São Paulo


Adriana Massidda  Architecture, De Montfort University, Leicester & Niall Geraghty Hispanic Studies, University College London
Creative Spaces: Urban Culture and Marginality in Latin America (book launch)