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Events 2018 - 19

Michaelmas 2018

Friday & Saturday 21 - 22 September
Research to transform: Colombian UK 5th Annual Summit 
Further information/ Registration

Tuesday 9 October
Lunchtime seminar  12.30 - 13.45pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
The Amazon, Patagonia, and Postcolonial Colonialism in the Age of Empire
Álvaro Bello Maldonado, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile & Alberto Harambour Ross, Universidad Austral de Chile

Thursday 11 October
Lunchtime seminar  12.30 - 13.30pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
Ageing, illness and care in militarized territories of Rio de Janeiro
Camila Pierobon, 
Postdoctoral Researcher, Brazilian Centre of Analysis & Planning (CEBRAP), São Paulo, Brazil

Saturday 20 October
Festival of Ideas, screening + Q&A Las lindas (The Pretty Ones) 4.30pm (poster)
Alison Richard Building, S1 First Floor. Further information >

Friday 2 November
Centre of Latin American Studies OPEN EVENT 5-6.30PM
Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT Further information >

Thursday 8 November
Roundtable: 5 - 7pm, Fitzpatrick Hall, Queen’s College, Cambridge, CB3 9ET
The far right rises in Brazil: what explains and what to expect from Bolsonaro’s electoral victory
Further information >

Friday 9 November
ARTIVISMO: The Place of  Art and Politics in Latin America
Graduate Conference
Free Registration now open and further information here

Thursday 13 November
Lunchtime seminar  12.30 - 13.30pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
The political organization of the shantytown dwellers in the City of Buenos Aires (1946 - 1983)
Julieta Pacheco, PhD History, Researcher, CONICET, Argentina & Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge

Thursday 22 November
Lunchtime seminar  12.30 - 13.45pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
La lucha por la legalización del aborto en Argentina (junio - agosto) 2018 (in Spanish)
Julieta Pacheco, PhD History, Researcher, CONICET, Argentina & Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge

Monday 26 November
Screening & roundtable discussion  2 - 4pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
50 years on……….. Revolutionary Cinema: Remembering Latin America's 1968 through film 
El grito (Mexico, 1968, Leobardo Lopéz Aretche)
La hora de los hornos (Argentina, 1968, Octavio Getino & Fernando E. Solanas
No intenso agora (Brazil, 2017, João Moreira Salles
Followed by roundtable discussion with David Wood (Institute of Aesthetic Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) & Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge
Ana Maria Mauad, Celso Furtado Visiting Fellow, St John’s College, University of Cambridge & Federal Fluminense University, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro
Erika Teichert, PhD Candidate, CLAS, Cambridge

Tuesday 27 November
Lunchtime seminar  12.30 - 13.45pm, Seminar Room 204, CLAS
Brazil on the Threshold
Dan Baron Cohen, Eco-cultural activist in the Amazon for the last 15 years

Tuesday 27 November
Screening and Q&A 5 - 8pm, Cripps Court Auditorium, Magdalene College, 1 - 3 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 3AD
O Processo (The Trial), 2018 (documentary about the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff)
Further information >

Wednesday 28 November
Workshop: 10.15am - 6.30pm, St John's College, Old Divinity School, Lightfoot Room, Cambridge
Envisioning Modern Brazil through Images: Photography, Cinema and Literature
This event is free but for catering purposes please register here
Further information >

Tuesday 4 December / Martes 4 de diciembre de 2018
Simposio internacional:
Relaciones intermediales e interdisciplinarias en la cultura argentina

Programa y résumenes

Lent Term 2019

Tuesday 22 January 2019
Book LaunchThe Prism of Race. The Politics and Ideology of Affirmative Action in Brazil. 
David LehmannEmeritus Reader, Social Science & former Director, Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge
Discussants: Peter Wade, Social Anthropology, University of Manchester
Mónica Moreno Figueroa, Sociology, Cambridge
Pedro Mendes Loureiro, Centre of Latin American Studies, Cambridge
Chair: Maria Lúcia Pallares-Burke, Research Associate, Cambridge
5 – 7pm, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Room 9, 8 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX

Tuesday 12 February 2019
Lunchtime Seminar, 12.45 – 2.00pm, CLAS, Room 204, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
La institucionalización de la regulación de las emociones en los programas sociales en Argentina (in Spanish)
Angélica De Sena, Universidad Nacional de La Matanza, UBA, Argentina Visiting Scholar, CLAS, Cambridge

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Lunchtime Seminar, 12.45 – 2.00pm, CLAS, Room 204, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
Looking for cholitas or señoritas: Ambiguous representations of womanhood in a street market in El Alto, Bolivia
Aiko Ikemura AmaralSociology, University of Essex

Wednesday 20 February 2019
Open Seminar, 5.30pm, CLAS, Room 204, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
Literatura Brasileira Marginal. Da Favela para o Mundo (Brazilian Marginal Literature. From the Favela to the World)
Anderson França, Brazilian writer and social activist. (About the speaker) Anderson’s seminar will be in Portuguese.

Saturday 23 February 2019
Conference - Argentina: Yet Another Crisis - Keynes Hall, King's College, University of Cambridge
Programme   ABSTRACTS

Tuesday 26 February 2019
Talk, 4.30pm, CLAS, Room 204, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
The Scorpion's tail: Charting Imprisonment in Rodrigo Rey Rosa's Narratives
Rodrigo Rey Rosa, Guatemalan author, in conversation with Erica Segre & Rory O'Bryen, followed by Q&A.

Wednesday 27 February 2019
Screening of Carcel de árboles - a film by Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Guillermo Escalón. 4.30pm, CLAS, Room 204, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
Followed by Q+A with Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Rory O'Bryen.  

Thursday 28 February 2019
Cambridge Political Ethnography Seminar, 3.30pm - 5pm SG2, Ground Floor,  Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
Bye-Bye Brazil?: Police Terror and the Vitality of Brazil´s Anti-Black Democracy
Jaime Amparo Alves, Anthropology, College of Staten Island/CUNY (abstract) further writings here.

Thursday 28 February 2019
Book Launch - two new film books, 5.30pm S2, Second Floor, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
Paulo Emílio Salles Gomes on Brazil and Global Cinema, edited by Maite Conde and Stephanie Dennison (University of Wales Press, 2018)
Glauber Rocha On Cinema, edited by Ismail Xavier, General Coordination by Lúcia Nagib (Bloomsbury, 2019) further information

Friday/Viernes 1 March/Marzo 2019
Aníbal Quijano  - A Celebration of his work/Una Celebración de su obra
 (English & Spanishin collaboration with (CIES), Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Sociológicos  Buenos Aires, 3 - 6pm, Audit Room, King's College, University of Cambridge
Speakers/Presentadores: Natasha Tanna, Giulia Torino & Thomas Jeffrey Miley (Cambridge)
Julio Mejía, Jaime Ríos Burga & César Germaná (Perú) further information
Chairs/Coordinadores: Felipe Hernández, Director/ CLAS
Adrián Scribano, IICG (CONICET – UBA) & Visiting Fellow, CLAS