CLACS seminar programme, 2012-2013
All events in Semester 1 will take place on Wednesdays, 5-7pm, in Roscoe Building 1.001, unless otherwise indicated
5:00-6:00 ‘Completing your PhD and beyond: A professional development workshop for PhD and post-doctoral students in Latin American and Caribbean Studies’
Followed 6:00-7:00 by informal drinks reception and welcome to CLACS (all welcome)
Alfredo Stein Heinemann (Global Urban Research Centre, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester)
‘Urban poor climate change adaptation in Esteli Nicaragua and Cartagena Colombia’
Peter Wade (School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester)
‘Genomics, multiculturalism and African and indigenous ancestry in Latin America’
Film screening: ‘Habilito: Debt for Life,’ followed by discussion with the director, Chuck Sturtevant and Patricia Costas Monje, former General Director of Indigenous Autonomies of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.”
Ignacio Aguiló (School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester)
‘Racial encounters in contemporary Argentinian literature’.
All events in Semester 2 will take place on Wednesdays, 5-7pm, in University Place 3.210, unless otherwise indicated
Aishih Wehbe Herrera (Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science, Manchester Metropolitan University)
Title to be confirmed
Melanie Lombard (School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester)
‘Urban land and conflict in Mexico’.
Natalie Zacek ((School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester)
‘Creole Villains and Lying Heroes: Proslavery Patriotism and Class Politics in the 18th-Century Caribbean’.
6 March (tbc)
Patrick O’Shea (School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester)
‘Diasporic Absence in Contemporary Cuba’.
For further information, please contact Dr Par Kumaraswami firstname.lastname@example.org