Latin American Centre

Special Event - Astor Lecture: Is There a Global History of Humanitarianism?

Tuesday, 31 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

“What motivates sympathy for people in distress in far-away places?  Is the rise of humanitarianism recent or ancient?  This lecture will explore the ways that global integration since the nineteenth century produced economic and affective ties between distant places and peoples; there has been a

Speaker(s): 
Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University

Associate Professorship in Social Science Research Methods in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the School of Geography and the Environment in association with Green Templeton College

Grade 36S: from £45,066 per annum

 We are seeking to appoint a permanent Associate Professor in Social Science Research Methods, to be held in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) and School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE), in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at Green Templeton College under arrangements described in the further particulars.

A Tale of Two Forests - Comparing the Historical Patterns of Deforestation and Conservation in the Brazilian Atlantic and Amazon Forests - 1930-2012

Wednesday, 28 May, 2014 - 17:00
Colin Matthew Room, Radcliffe Humanities Centre

A Tale of Two Forests - Comparing the Historical Patterns of Deforestation and Conservation in the Brazilian Atlantic and Amazon Forests - 1930-2012 Free and open to all.

Speaker(s): 
Jose Augusto Padua, (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Rachel Carson Centre in Munich)
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