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Michaelmas 2018

Friday & Saturday 21 - 22 September
Research to transform: Colombian UK 5th Annual Summit 
Further information/ Registration

Tuesday 9 October
Lunchtime seminar  12.30 - 13.45pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
The Amazon, Patagonia, and Postcolonial Colonialism in the Age of Empire
Álvaro Bello Maldonado, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile & Alberto Harambour Ross, Universidad Austral de Chile

Thursday 11 October
Lunchtime seminar  12.30 - 13.30pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
Ageing, illness and care in militarized territories of Rio de Janeiro
Camila Pierobon, 
Postdoctoral Researcher, Brazilian Centre of Analysis & Planning (CEBRAP), São Paulo, Brazil

Saturday 20 October
Festival of Ideas, screening + Q&A Las lindas (The Pretty Ones) 4.30pm (poster)
Alison Richard Building, S1 First Floor. Further information >

Friday 2 November
Centre of Latin American Studies OPEN EVENT 5-6.30PM
Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT Further information >

Thursday 8 November
Roundtable: 5 - 7pm, Fitzpatrick Hall, Queen’s College, Cambridge, CB3 9ET
The far right rises in Brazil: what explains and what to expect from Bolsonaro’s electoral victory
Further information >

Friday 9 November
ARTIVISMO: The Place of  Art and Politics in Latin America
Graduate Conference
Free Registration now open and further information here

Thursday 13 November
Lunchtime seminar  12.30 - 13.30pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
The political organization of the shantytown dwellers in the City of Buenos Aires (1946 - 1983)
Julieta Pacheco, PhD History, Researcher, CONICET, Argentina & Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge

Thursday 22 November
Lunchtime seminar  12.30 - 13.45pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
La lucha por la legalización del aborto en Argentina (junio - agosto) 2018 (in Spanish)
Julieta Pacheco, PhD History, Researcher, CONICET, Argentina & Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge

Monday 26 November
Screening & roundtable discussion  2 - 4pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
50 years on……….. Revolutionary Cinema: Remembering Latin America's 1968 through film 
El grito (Mexico, 1968, Leobardo Lopéz Aretche)
La hora de los hornos (Argentina, 1968, Octavio Getino & Fernando E. Solanas
No intenso agora (Brazil, 2017, João Moreira Salles
Followed by roundtable discussion with David Wood (Institute of Aesthetic Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) & Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge
Ana Maria Mauad, Celso Furtado Visiting Fellow, St John’s College, University of Cambridge & Federal Fluminense University, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro
Erika Teichert, PhD Candidate, CLAS, Cambridge

Tuesday 27 November
Lunchtime seminar  12.30 - 13.45pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
Brazil on the Threshold
Dan Baron Cohen, Eco-cultural activist in the Amazon for the last 15 years

Tuesday 27 November
Screening and Q&A 5 - 8pm, Cripps Court Auditorium, Magdalene College, 1 - 3 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 3AD
O Processo (The Trial), 2018 (documentary about the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff)
Further information >

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2015 - 16 Events

2014 - 15 Events

2013 - 14 Events

Past CLAS Open Seminars