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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.

Michaelmas Term 2019

14 October

Ángel Luis Viloria Petit Centre of Ecology, Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Investigation, (IVIC), Caracas & Simón Bolívar Chair, Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge
Results of the multidisciplinary forensic studies on the remains of Simón Bolívar (1783-1830): filial identification and the need to review the alleged causes of his death
 

28 October

Julienne Weegels CEDLA Centre for Latin American Studies & Documentation, University of Amsterdam
Visiting Scholar, Prisons Research Centre, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge
Negotiating power: prisoners and the state in Nicaragua
 

4 November

Katherine Saunders-Hastings Urban & Political Anthropology, Institute of the Americas, University College London
Gangs and the garrison state: urban policing and (in)security politics in Guatemala
 

11 November          Salvador Allende Memorial Lecture  (Later time of 5.4PM)

Manuel Barcia Latin American History, University of Leeds
Cause and consequence: slave trade, piracy and the law in the cases of the Spanish schooners Panda and Amistad
Respondent : Richard Drayton
 

18 November

Maria Malta Political Economy, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro & Research Fellow, SOAS University of London
Political Economy, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro & Research Fellow, SOAS University of London
Authoritarian thinking in Brazil: origins and actuality
 

25 November (this seminar will take place in the Audit Room. King's College)

Katherine Gough Development Geography & Urban Governance, Loughborough & Visiting Scholar, Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge
Urban dynamics: longitudinal analysis of homes and households in Pereira, Colombia