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Events 2017-18

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

SALVADOR ALLENDE MEMORIAL LECTURE 2018 
29 January 2018
Human Rights in Latin America: Judges, Justice and State Responsibilities
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Poster

Transformaciones culturales y desarrollo en la Latinoamérica global – (in Spanish)
Series of Four Lectures 6, 13 & 27 February 2018 
Fernando Calderón, Simón Bolívar Chair, CLAS, Cambridge
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Love as collective action in Latin America
19 February 2018
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
21 February 2018
Lunchtime seminar 
Marcia Thereza Couto, University of São Paulo

Activism in Argentinian unions: transmission and tensions
1 March 2018
Lunchtime seminar 
Sandra Wolanski, Universidad de Buenos Aires & Université de Lausanne

Quién puede olvidar las huellas*
6 March 2018
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, Identity
9 March 2018
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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Easter 2018

Art, Society & Urban Imaginaries
24 April 2018
Symposium organized by Fernando Calderón, Simón Bolívar Chair, CLAS, Cambridge
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Conflictos campesinos e indígenas en La Araucanía durante los años de la Reforma Agraria chilena, 1967-1973, Jesús-Ángel Redondo Cardeñoso, Bolseiro de Pós-doutoramento , CIDEHUS, Universidade de Évora
Settler Landowners and Resistance to Agrarian Reform in Southern Chile, 1967-1973, Dan Carter, PhD, Centre of Latin American Studies, Cambridge
27 April 2018
Lunchtime bilingual seminar, CLAS Seminar Room 204

Water and the Ladies: Evolving Gender Roles in 1960s Buenos Aires Shantytowns
Adriana Massidda, Centro de Estudios Urbanos y Regionales, CONICET, Argentina
2 May 2018
Lunchtime seminar, CLAS Seminar Room 204

The (Im)permanence of Cinema: Film Archives and Archive-Films in Mexico
16 May 2018
CLAS Seminar Room 204
David Wood, Institute of Aesthetic Research, National Autonomous Univeristy of Mexico (UNAM) & Visiting Scholar, Centre of Latin American Studies, Cambridge

Theorising Early Cinema in Latin America Workshop
21 May 2018
Organised by Dr. Maite Conde - Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Cambridge & Dr. David Wood - Institute of Aesthetic Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Visiting Scholar, Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge (2017-18)
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“Extractivismo informacional”, territorialidad y desarrollo humano ecologizado. Hacia una nueva politicidad?
29 May 2018
Last of series of four lectures: Transformaciones culturales y desarrollo en la Latinoamérica global – (in Spanish)
Fernando Calderón, Simón Bolívar Chair, CLAS, Cambridge

Telepresence & Bio Art (poster)
4 June 2018
Talk with artist Eduardo Kac, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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(D)Escribir las imágenes: el arte contemporáneo en la literatura hispanoamericana
5 June 2018
Lunchtime talk (in Spanish), CLAS Seminar Room 204 (in Spanish)
Miguel Ángel Hernández, Profesor de Historia del Arte, Universidad de Murcia, escritor y crítico de arte

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