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Latin American and Iberian History Workshop

Thursday, September 11 from 12-1 in Mergenthaler 266 Professor Jeffrey D. Needell (University of Florida/History & Latin American Studies) The workshop will be a discussion of his important 2001 Journal of Latin American Studies article “The Abolition of the Brazilian Slave Trade in 1850: Historiography, Slave Agency and Statesmanship” Tuesday, September 16 from 12-1 in […]


Futures Seminars

November 3 & 4, 2011 Day 1: November 3rd 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Mason Hall Auditorium Introduction 4:00 p.m. Ben Vinson JHU, Vice Dean for Programs Introduction to PLAS 4:05 p.m. William Egginton JHU, Chair, Department of German and Romance Languages and Literature, Member of PLAS Sterring Committee “Trends in management and design of small […]


Raul Zibechi: Dispersing Power: Social Movements as Anti-State Forces

Date: November 4 Time: 4 p.m. Place: Gilman 50 A Native of Montevideo, Uruguay, Raul Zibechi became a militant of the Frente Estudiantil Revolucionario (FER) in the 70’s. In the 80’s he began his publishing career, writing articles for newspapers and magazines. Zibechi focused his writing on social movements in Latin America. He won the […]