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Regional Seminar Series 'Latin America: Dependent No More?'
Date: 30 September 2013
Colleagues at the universities of Manchester, Liverpool and Lancasterhave been awarded funding for aRegional Seminar Series on 'Latin America: Dependent No More?', by the Institute for the Study of the Americas and JISLAC. Over the next year, a series of seminars will be organized on this subject. The application is led by Professors Peter Wade and John Gledhill from Manchester University. Cornelia Graebner (DELC) is co-applicant for Lancaster University and the Latin America Research Cluster.
Seminars this year (details to be confirmed)
16 Oct Liverpool Ericka Beckman (Illinois): 'Rubber/Oil/Banana: The Commodity Order in Twentieth-Century Latin American Fiction'
5 Nov (Tues) Lancaster Deborah Shaw (Portsmouth): 'The Relationship between European Funding Bodies and Latin American Filmmakers: New Forms of Dependencyor New Partnerships?
13 Nov ManchesterVal Fraser (Essex): 'Chilean art in the decades preceding the coup'
27 Nov Liverpool John-AndrewMcNeish (Norway): 'Energy and Resource Sovereignty in Bolivia/ Latin America'
5 Feb Liverpool David Lehmann (Cambridge): 'Multiculturalism and Affirmative Action'
19 Feb Lancaster Oscar Guardiola-Rivera (Birkbeck): 'Lessons from Chile: 40 Years On'
5 March Manchester Evan Killick (Sussex): 'Playing theREDD Game: Politics, People and Climate Change in Bolivia/Latin America'
19 March Lancaster Silvia Posocco (Birkbeck): 'The connection/s between transnational adoption and discourses of genocide in contemporary Guatemala'
30 April Manchester Marieke Riethof (Liverpool): 'Brazil and the International Politics of Climate Change: Leading by Example'
We gratefully acknowledge the support provided by the Institute of Latin American Studies (formerly the Institute for the Study of the Americas).
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