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CLAS Open Seminar

Michaelmas Term 2022 (upcoming events here)

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

17 October

¡Es la espada de Bolívar, carajo! Male violence, racism and the figure of the caudillo
Federico Navarrete (Instituto de  Investigaciones Históricas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) & Simón Bolívar Professor, CLAS, University of Cambridge) Followed by wine reception to welcome new students, visitors, staff and friends of CLAS

24 October

Permanent Markers. Race, Ancestry & The Body after the Genome 
Sarah Abel (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, CLAS, University of Cambridge)
Book Launch with commentator Federico Navarrete (Simón Bolívar Professor, CLAS, University of Cambridge)

31 October

The Histories and Consequences of Eugenics in the Americas 
Rachell Sánchez-Rivera (Sociology, University of Cambridge)

7 November

In the Blood of Our Brothers. Abolitionism and the end of the Slave Trade in Spain's Atlantic Empire, 1800-1870 
Jesús Sanjurjo (Leverhulme & Newton Trusts Fellow, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge) Book Launch

14 November

Against Racism: Organizing for Social Change in Latin America
Mónica Moreno Figueroa & Peter Wade (Sociology, University of Cambridge & Social Anthropology, University of Manchester)
Book Launch with commentators Federico Navarrete (Simón Bolívar Chair, CLAS, University of Cambridge), Sarah Radcliffe (Geography, University of Cambridge) & Carolyn Pedwell (School of Social Policy, Sociology & Social Research, University of Kent)
Co-organised with the Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge

21 November  ALLENDE LECTURE

The Orisha's second religious diaspora between Cuba and Brazil: nation, ethnicity and religion in the Black Atlantic abstract 

Stefania Capone (Center for Social Research on Religion, CNRS/EHESS, Paris) Martin Holbraad (UCL), discussant.

28 November

18th-century Antiquarianism and the Making of Mexican Historiography
Stephanie Rohner (Colonial Latin American Literature & Culture, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages & Linguistics, University of Cambridge)

Refreshments will be served after the seminar. All welcome.

PLEASE NOTEon registering for online CLAS Open Seminars we will use your personal information only for this reason. Further information on the University of Cambridge’s data privacy policies can be found here. You will be advised should seminars be recorded. Arrangements may be subject to change at short notice.

Past Open Seminars & CLAS event recordings 

 

CLAS Open Seminar

Lent Term 2023 (upcoming events here)

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

23 January

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30 January

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Refreshments will be served after the seminar. All welcome.

PLEASE NOTE: on registering for online CLAS Open Seminars we will use your personal information only for this reason. Further information on the University of Cambridge’s data privacy policies can be found here. You will be advised should seminars be recorded. Arrangements may be subject to change at short notice.

Past Open Seminars & CLAS event recordings