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CLAS Open Seminar 

Lent Term 2021

Mondays (Online via Zoom) 17.00 - 18.30 (UK time)  
Attendance is free, please register HERE
Further seminars T.B.C.

Monday 8 February
The New Latin America
Manuel Castells and Fernando Calderón in conversation with Felipe Hernández, Director, CLAS, discussing their new book The New Latin America. Followed by Q&A and final remarks from John B. Thompson, Sociology, Cambridge.
Emphasis will be on political change and development concentrated in criminal economy, urbanization, digital politics and the collapse of the State.

Monday February 22
The punitive turn in Latin America. Conditions, processes and effects (ABSTRACT)

Máximo Sozzo is Professor of Sociologý and Criminology at the National University of Litoral (Argentina). He has recently published Southern Criminology (with K. Carrington, R. Hogg, J. Scott y R. Walters; Routledge, 2019); The Palgrave Handbook of Criminology and the Global South (with K. Carrington, R. Hogg and J. Scott; Palgrave, 2018) and The Political Economy of Punishment Today. Visions, Debates and Challenges (with D. Melossi and J. A. Brandariz; Routledge, 2018). He will publish in 2021, Las Metamorfosis de la Penalidad (Siglo XXI Editores) and Prisons, Inmates and Power in Latin America (Palgrave).

Monday 1 March 

Três Verões (Three Summers) 2019
Film screening + Q&A with Brazilian Director Sandra Kogut further information about Três Verões here
PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AND A VIMEO LINK TO THE FILM WILL BE FORWARDED FOR THE WEEKEND. THANK YOU

Monday 8 March
The Juridification of Indigenous Struggles. The Long Arc of the Marlin Mine in Guatemala.
Rachel Sieder (CIESAS, Mexico) further information regarding this collective research project here

All welcome

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