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Recent and Past Events

Michaelmas 2017

Race - Gender - Technology 3 Acclaimed Brazilian Projects at their Intersection. KBELA | AFROFLIX | PRETALAB
5 October 2017
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Book Launch: Carlos Fonseca in conversation with Joanna Page
11 October 2017
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Erosiones/Erosions: Geological and Coastal Imaginaries in Creative Media of Contemporary Mexico and Latin America
19 October 2017
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Venezuelan Art Exhibition: José Luis Blanco T​
Fundraising event SATURDAY 21 OCTOBER (letter of thanks from José Luis Blanco - English version
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Domestic Work and Embodied Inequality in Ecuador, Erynn Casanova
25 October 2017
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Arpilleras Speak Truth Exhibition & Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2017 Event
28 October 2017 (exhibition catalogue)
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Cuban Contemporary Guitar Works - Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2017 Event
28 October 2017
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Madres de Mayo
1 November 2017
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Open Evening
3 November 2017
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Artists as Activists, seminar & recital by British Guyanese Poet & Activist, Malik Al Nasir, Protégé of Gil Scott-Heron
17 November 2017
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Kleber Mendonça Filho​ at the Arts Picturehouse
21 - 23 November 2017
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The Norman MacColl Symposium - Building Films: Conversations with Brazilian Filmmaker Kleber Mendonça Filho
25 November 2017, (symposium programme & booking)

The Politics of Science and Technology in the Global South
1 December 2017
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Lent 2018

Monday 29 January
Human Rights in Latin America: Judges, Justice and State Responsibilities
SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT

Transformaciones culturales y desarrollo en la Latinoamérica global – (in Spanish)
Series of Four LecturesTuesday 6, 13 & 27 February (the last lecture will be in Easter Term)​
Fernando Calderón, Simón Bolívar Chair, CLAS, Cambridge
Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Universidad de Córdoba & FLACSO, Argentina
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Love as collective action in Latin America
Monday 19 February
Lunchtime seminar 
Adrián Scribano, CONICET, Argentina, Gino Germani Research Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires and Director of the Centre for Sociological Research and Studies

Machismo in Brazil today
Wednesday 21 February
Lunchtime seminar 
Marcia Thereza Couto, University of São Paulo

Activism in Argentinian unions: transmission and tensions
Thursday 1 March
Lunchtime seminar 
Sandra Wolanski, Universidad de Buenos Aires & Université de Lausanne

Quién puede olvidar las huellas*
Tuesday 6 March
Special event 10.00am - 11.00am, Ede Room, Kettle's Yard, Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ
workshop with Guatemalan performance artist and poet Regina José Galindo
Related events at Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Regina José Galindo's performance and evening talk
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Eco-imaginaries and the Borders of Art Practice from/in Latin America: Migration, Activism, IdentityFriday 9 March
Conference, Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College, Cambridge
In association with CLAS, Spanish and Portuguese Department, School of Social Sciences and Humanities Student-Led Conference Fund and Trinity College, University of Cambridge.
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2013 - 14 Events

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