skip to content

News and Events

Centre of Latin American Studies

 
CLAS Seminars and evetnts

Upcoming Events

To sign up for our events mailing list, please contact Julie Coimbra

Lent Term 2019

CLAS Open Seminar Series 
Mondays during term time
Further information >

Tuesday 22 January 2019
Book Launch: The Prism of Race. The Politics and Ideology of Affirmative Action in Brazil. 
David Lehmann. Emeritus Reader, Social Science & former Director, Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge
Discussants: Peter Wade, Social Anthropology, University of Manchester
Mónica Moreno Figueroa, Sociology, Cambridge
Pedro Mendes Loureiro, Centre of Latin American Studies, Cambridge
Chair: Maria Lúcia Pallares-Burke, Research Associate, Cambridge
5 – 7pm, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Room 9, 8 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX

Tuesday 12 February 2019
Lunchtime Seminar, 12.45 – 2.00pm, CLAS, Room 204, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
La institucionalización de la regulación de las emociones en los programas sociales en Argentina (in Spanish)
Angélica De Sena, Universidad Nacional de La Matanza, UBA, Argentina Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Lunchtime Seminar, 12.45 – 2.00pm, CLAS, Room 204, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
Looking for cholitas or señoritas: Ambiguous representations of womanhood in a street market in El Alto, Bolivia
Aiko Ikemura AmaralSociology, University of Essex

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Open Seminar, 5.30pm, CLAS, Room 204, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
Literatura Brasileira Marginal. Da Favela para o Mundo (Brazilian Marginal Literature. From the Favela to the World)
Anderson França, Brazilian writer and social activist. (About the speaker) Anderson’s seminar will be in Portuguese.

Saturday 23 February 2019
Conference - Argentina: Yet Another Crisis - Keynes Hall, King's College, University of Cambridge
Programme this event is free but please register here.  ABSTRACTS

Tuesday 26 February 2019
Talk, 4.30pm, CLAS, Room 204, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
The Scorpion's tail: Charting Imprisonment in Rodrigo Rey Rosa's Narratives
Rodrigo Rey Rosa, Guatemalan author, in conversation with Erica Segre & Rory O'Bryen, followed by Q&A.

Wednesday 27 February 2019
Screening of Carcel de árboles - a film by Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Guillermo Escalón. 4.30pm, CLAS, Room 204, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
Followed by Q+A with Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Rory O'Bryen.  

Thursday 28 February 2019
Cambridge Political Ethnography Seminar, 3.30pm - 5pm SG2, Ground Floor,  Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
Bye-Bye Brazil?: Police Terror and the Vitality of Brazil´s Anti-Black Democracy
Jaime Amparo Alves, Anthropology, College of Staten Island/CUNY (abstract) further writings here.

Thursday 28 February 2019
Book Launch - two new film books, 5.30pm S2, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
Paulo Emílio Salles Gomes on Brazil and Global Cinema, edited by Maite Conde and Stephanie Dennison (University of Wales Press, 2018)
Glauber Rocha On Cinema, edited by Ismail Xavier, General Coordination by Lúcia Nagib (Bloomsbury, 2019) further information

Friday/Viernes 1 March/Marzo 2019
Aníbal Quijano  - A Celebration of his work/Una Celebración de su obra
 (English & Spanishin collaboration with (CIES), Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Sociológicos  Buenos Aires, 3 - 6pm, Audit Room, King's College, University of Cambridge
Speakers/Presentadores: Natasha Tanna, Giulia Torino & Thomas Jeffrey Miley (Cambridge)
Julio Mejía, Jaime Ríos Burga & César Germaná (Perú) further information
Chairs/Coordinadores: Felipe Hernández, Director/ CLAS
Adrián Scribano, IICG (CONICET – UBA) & Visiting Fellow, CLAS

Check our website for other events to be held this year. We very much hope to welcome you to one or more of them.
To see what the Centre has been involved with this last year, have a browse through our Past News and Events page.