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2013 - 14 Events

Centre of Latin American Studies


The 20 Year Anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising

18 February 2014

2.30pm, Social Sciences Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge

Round-table panel discussion

Professor Rosalva Aída Hernández (Simón Bolívar Chair, CLAS, Cambridge): Brief background about the Zapatista Uprising

Professor John Gledhill (University of Manchester): Resistance, the State and Security in Mexico

Dr Sarah Washbrook (University of Oxford): Indigenous Background of Chiapaneco History

Dr Bill Booth (UCL/Radical Americas Network): Media Reactions to the Zapatista Uprising

Geoff Goodwin (UCL/Radical Americas Network): Comparative Perspective: The 1994 Indigenous Levantamiento in Ecuador

Chair: Dr Thomas Jeffrey Miley (Sociology Department, Cambridge)


4:30pm, screening of the film Corazón del Tiempo (2009) with an introduction and brief overview by Professor Rosalva Aída Hernández

Organised by the Centre of Latin American Studies, Cambridge and the Radical Americas Network. For further information, please contact Dr Juan Pablo Scarfi