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Updates to course for new MPhil students

Click here to see the changes to our MPhil teaching for 2020-21.
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The Centre of Latin American Studies remembers Dr Asdrúbal Baptista

Asdrúbal Baptista, Simón Bolívar Chair 2001-2002 Asdrúbal Baptista was one of the most affable and energetic Simon Bolivar professors of recent years. He brought to Cambridge not only his expertise as an economist, but a much wider interest in Venezuelan and Latin American social science and history. With experience in...
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The Centre of Latin American Studies remembers Dr Francisco Kerdel-Vegas

The Centre of Latin American Studies remembers Dr Francisco Kerdel-Vegas, co-founder of the Simón Bolívar Chair and member of Trinity College who sadly passed away in Madrid on June 18, 2020. Dr Kerdel-Vegas played a pivotal role in the creation of the Centre’s most important academic appointment: the Simón Bolívar Chair,...
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Celso Furtado Centenary Commemoration

Celso Furtado Centenary Commemoration 26 July 2020 marked the centenary of Celso Furtado’s birth (July 26 1920 – November 20 2004). Undoubtedly Brazil’s greatest economist, Celso Furtado made seminal contributions to our understanding of development and underdevelopment, economics, structuralism, and dependency theory. A...
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