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Centre of Latin American Studies



CLAS Open Seminars

Lent Term 2024 (other events here)

Mondays 5:15pm
SG1 Ground Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT


Monday 22 January - 5:15pm

The Evolution of the Brazilian Carceral Collective: From Conscientisation and Union to Equality, Autonomy, Dialogue and Human Value.

Sacha Darke (University of Westminster)

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Monday 29 January - 5:15pm

Pathways to Nature: Christianity and Schooling in Indigenous Amazonia

Aparecida Vilaça (CLAS Simón Bolívar Professor, Museu Nacional, UFRJ) 

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Monday 5 February - 5:15pm

Genealogies of Extractivist Entanglement in Bolivia

Mark Goodale (University of Oxford / University of Lausanne)

Chair: Sian Lazar (University of Cambridge)

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Monday 12 February - 5:15pm

El Destape: A History of Sexuality in Argentina’s Transition to Democracy

Natalia Milanesio (UCL Institute of the Americas (2023-2024), University of Houston)

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Monday 19 February - 5:15pm

Enhancing Early Childhood Development in Latin America: The Role of Conditional Cash Transfers and Autism Screening in 'Chile Crece Contigo'

Andres Roman-Urrestarazu (University of Cambridge)

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Monday 26 February - 5:15pm

Modeling Relations with Plants in Native Amazonia

Laura Rival (University of Oxford)

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Monday 4 March - 5:15pm

Book launch

Labor and the Geography of Empire in Eighteenth-Century Brazil

Kirsten Schultz (Seton Hall University)

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Monday 11 March - 5:15pm

Indigenous Citizenship: Everyday Citizenship and Narratives of Public Protest in Ecuador and Peru 

Sarah Radcliffe (University of Cambridge)

Lucia Rodriguez Rojas (University of Cambridge)

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Refreshments will be served after the seminars. All welcome.

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