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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.

Michaelmas Term 2018

8 October

Natalia Majluf (Art Historian, Simón Bolívar Chair, Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge & Former Director of the Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru)
Placeless Monuments. Portraiture, History and Sites of Memory in South American Independence

15 October

Emiko Saldivar (Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara & Visiting Scholar, Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge)
Between Identity and Classification: Racial Politics after the Multicultural turn in Mexico

22 October

Bernardo Buarque de Hollanda (Visiting Fellow, University of Birmingham & School of Social Sciences, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (CPDOC, FGV), Brazil)
From the "land of football" to the "land of mega events": an evaluation of the Brazilian stadiums modernization after the 2014 FIFA World Cup 

29 October

Federico Subervi (Visiting Leverhulme Professor, School of Media & Communication, University of Leeds)
Media, Politics & Crisis in Puerto Rico:  The (Almost) Last U.S. Colony in the Western Hemisphere

5 November

Nadya Araujo Guimarães (Sociology, University of São Paulo, Brazil) 
Who Cares? Care Work and Care Jobs, a Latin American Perspective

12 November

Ana María Otero-Cleves (History, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia & Visiting Scholar, Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge)
Popular Consumers:  Foreign Goods, Citizenship, and the Politics of Consumption in Nineteenth-Century Colombia

19 November

Ana Maria Mauad (History, Federal Fluminense University, Niterói, RJ, Brazil & Celso Furtado Fellow, St John's College, University of Cambridge
Missing Images: From the Family Photograph Album to Public Visual Space in Latin America

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