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Centre of Latin American Studies

Alison Richard Building, front

CLAS Open Seminar

Lent Term 2023 (other events here)

Mondays 5.15pm
SG1 Ground Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT

23 January

The 2022 Elections and Democracy in Brazil
André Singer, Political Scientist, University of São Paulo 

30 January

Developing Lithium-Related Capabilities in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile ABSTRACT
Martín Obaya Researcher, National Scientific & Technical Research Council (CONICET) & Centro de Investigaciones para la Transformación (CENIT), National University of San Martín, Argentina

7 February
(Tuesday 5.15pm  Barbara White Room, Newnham College, Sidwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DF)

Crisis of Democracy in Peru
Carmen Ilizarbe Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima
Peruvian social anthropologist & political scientist, author of La democracia y la calle: Protestas y contrahegemonía en el Perú
Discussants: Patricia Oliart Latin American Studies, University of Newcastle & Paulo Drinot Institute of the Americas, UCL

13 February

Populism and the Conservative Wave: Religion and Politics in Brazil
Joanildo Burity Political Science, Fundação Joaquim Nabuco, Social Research Institute, Recife & Visiting Fellow, CLAS, University of Cambridge

20 February

Racialization in the Global South Labour Migration
Claudia Mora Sociology, Mayor University, Santiago, Chile & Visiting Fellow, CLAS, University of Cambridge

6 March

Entangled Revolutions: Internationlism and Anticommunism in Cuba and Nicaragua, 1979-1990
Emily Snyder Mellon Research Fellow in American History, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge

13 March (this seminar is postponed, new date T.B.C.)

Erasures Seen and Unseen: Geographic Knowledges, Cartographic Technologies, and the Early Cold War in Latin America
Julie Gibbings History of the Americas, University of Edinburgh

Refreshments will be served after the seminar. All welcome.

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