School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Latin America Seminar Series

Autumn programme to be confirmed.

Representation of Zambos during the Latin American colonial period.

One Region, Many Peoples: An Interdisciplinary Seminar Series on Race in Latin America

A series of fascinating interdisciplinary seminars to explore the changing roles of race and race-making in the construction of the diverse regions, nations and cultures of Latin America. Wine will be served!

Previous events

Spring 2013 Schedule
Date & time Title Speaker Location
Thurs, 17th Jan, 5.30-6.30 “Latin American ‘Race’ and ‘Race’-Making in Context” Dr Steve Garner, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Aston University David Hume Tower, Faculty Room South
Wed, 30th Jan, 5.30-6.30 “An Early American Diaspora? The Aztec Atlantic, c.1492-1600” Dr Caroline Dodds Pennock, Lecturer in International History, University of Sheffield Sidney Smith Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School
Wed, 6th Feb, 5.30-6.30 “Writing Black: Narrating the Erotics of Race, Family and Nation in Twentieth-Century Cuba” Dr Conrad James, Lecturer in Hispanic Studies, University of Birmingham Sidney Smith Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School
Thurs, 28th Feb, 5.30-6.30 “Conflict, Claim and Contradiction in the New Indigenous State of Bolivia” Dr Andrew Canessa, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Essex David Hume Tower, Faculty Room North:
Wed, 13th Mar, 5.30-6.30 “Zumbi & Isabel: An Inverted Mirror for Rethinking Contemporary Brazil” Prof Denise Ferreira da Silva, Chair in Ethics, Queen Mary University of London David Hume Tower, Faculty Room South

This seminar series is In association with CLARE (Caribbean and Latin American Research at Edinburgh); School of History, Classics & Archaeology, University of Edinburgh; Department of Hispanic Studies, University of Edinburgh; and Society for Latin American Studies, UK.

Access to Sidney Smith Lecture Theatre

To get to the Sidney Smith Lecture Theatre enter via doorway 1 in the entrance to the Quadrangle on Teviot Place.