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Centre of Latin American Studies

Alison Richard Building, front

CLAS Open Seminar

Seminars are held Mondays at 5:15 pm room SG2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT. 

All are welcome. Refreshments are served after each seminar.

Easter Term 2018

30 April

Claudio Lomnitz (Columbia University, Department of Anthropology & Visiting Scholar, Latin American Institute, Freie Universität, Berlin
The Religion of the Knights Templar (Michoacán, Mexico) abstract

14 May

Brett Troyan (State University of New York, Cortland, Department of History & Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge
Remembering Colombia’s civil war: a multiplicity of narratives and the search for a collective memory

21 May

Alicia Szmukler (FLACSO Argentina & Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge) 
Identities in diaspora: representation and communication of Bolivian migrants in cyberspace

Lent Term 2018

22 January

Ariadna Acevedo-Rodrigo (Cinvestav, Mexico City & Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge
The promise and peril of the popular: peasant and indigenous otherness in the study of nineteenth-century Mexican liberalism

29 January - Salvador Allende Memorial Lecture (15.00-18.30pm)

Human Rights in Latin America: Judges, Justice and State Responsibilities

Ezequiel González Ocantos  (Nuffield College, University of Oxford)
The Politics of Absence: Finding Latin America's Disappeared

Cath Collins, (Ulster University)
The Politics of Absence: Finding Latin America's Disappeared

Par Engstrom, (Institute of the Americas, UCL)


5 February

David Wood (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México & Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge
Disruptive archives: El grito (1968), Mexican film heritage and critical spectatorship

12 February

Bernardo Mançano Fernandes (Universidade Estadual Paulista, UNESP )
Brazilian critical geography in the neoliberal phase

26 February (rescheduled - Thursday 1 March, 1-2pm, CLAS Seminar room 204)

Sandra Wolanski, (Universidad de Buenos Aires/Université de Lausanne)
Activism in Argentinian unions: transmission and tensions

5 March (rescheduled for later in the year)

Q&A with Heddy Honigmann (Peruvian/Dutch filmmaker
The Politics of Memory in Latin America (Metal y Melancolía & El Olvido)

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