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Centre of Latin American Studies

Alison Richard Building, front

CLAS Open Seminar

Michaelmas Term 2021             Mondays 5.30pm
SG1 Ground Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DP 

25 October

Arbiters of impunity, agents of coercion: State, crime, and violence in Mexico, 1920-2020
Benjamin T. Smith (Latin American History, University of Warwick)

8 November

Poetics of the Real: Deborah Martin on Eugenio Polgovsky's film "Resurrection" and Book Launch
Deborah Martin (Latin American Cultural Studies, University College London)
Mara Polgovsky (History of Art, Birkbeck, University of London)
Adrian Poole (English Literature, University of Cambridge)
Geoffrey Kantaris (Latin American Culture, MMLL, University of Cambridge)

Lucy Foster (PhD Candidate, MMLL, University of Cambridge)

15 November

La voz del campesino: politics and communication in the Peruvian agrarian reform
Anna Cant (International History, London School of Economics & Political Science)

22 November (Zoom online)

Covid 19, public health and necropolitics in Brazil
Marcos Cueto (History of Science, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

29 November

Elites and middle classes: Rethinking class struggles in Latin America's Cold War
Ricardo López-Pedreros (Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Institute of the Americas, University College London)

All welcome

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