Latin American History

Venue: Peter Marshall Room N204, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Tuesdays 17:30

Convenors: Paulo Drinot (UCL), James Dunkerley (QMU), Alejandra Irigoin (LSE), Christine Mathias (King’s College London), Nicola Miller (UCL), Thomas Rath (UCL), Natalia Sobrevilla (Kent).

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
26 September
17:30
Going to the movies in Santiago and Buenos Aires, 1915-1945
Camila Gatica (ILAS)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

10 October
17:30
Constructing Cost of Living Indices: Ideas and Individuals, Argentina, 1918-1935
Cecilia T. Lanata Briones (University of Sussex)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

24 October
17:30
Recreating ‘Reconquista’ in Family Histories in Seventeenth-Century New Spain
Karoline Cook (Royal Holloway)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

7 November
17:30
Importing the war on drugs? U.S. pressure and Mexican anti-drugs efforts from 1940 to 1980
Carlos A. Pérez Ricart (Freie Universität, Berlin)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

5 December
17:30
The Visibility of Rural Brazil: The Itaipu Dam and the Experience of Dictatorship in the Countryside
Jacob Blanc (University of Edinburgh)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
16 January
17:30
‘Natural History Values and Meanings in Nineteenth-Century Chile’
Patience Schell (University of Aberdeen)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

30 January
17:30
Liberals, Peasants and Jacobins: The Mexican Revolution (1910-40) in Global Perspective
Alan Knight (St. Antony’s College, Oxford)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

13 February
17:30
The Villa Imperial de Potosí and Legal Diversity in the Habsburg Andes
Renzo Honores (Instituto Internacional de Derecho y Sociedad)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

27 February
17:30
The Global Coolie Trade between China and Latin America in the Nineteenth Century: Its Origins and Collapse
Rudolph Ng (Birkbeck, University of London)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR

20 March
17:30
Colonizing commons in the Spanish empire
Vera S. Candiani (Princeton)
IHR Peter Marshall Room, N204, Second Floor, IHR