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LAS Book Reception

May 1, 2018
2:00 pmto3:30 pm

 

 

EMU 119
Redwood Room
free & open to the public
light refreshments to be served

  • How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOS – by Erin Beck
  • Grassroots Global Governance: Local Watershed Management Experiments and the Evolution of Sustainable Development – by Craig Kauffman
  • Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families – by Kristin Yarris
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Symposium will focus on migration across the Americas

See story about the CLLAS Symposium in Around the O: https://around.uoregon.edu/content/symposium-will-focus-migration-across-americas?utm_source=ato03-06-18

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Tasha Fairfield — “Private Wealth and Public Revenue in Latin America: Business Power and Tax Policy”

April 5, 2018
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

Tasha Fairfield

EMU 145
Crater Lake South Room

A public talk on business power in Latin America by Tasha Fairfield, assistant professor of political science, London School of Economics and Political Science at Stanford University.

Her book Private Wealth and Public Revenue in Latin America: Business Power and Tax Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2015) examines how and when the interests of economic elites prevail in unequal democracies through comparative analysis of tax reform in Chile, Argentina, and Bolivia after economic liberalization. The book won the Latin American Studies Association’s Donna Lee Van Cott Award in 2016.

 

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CLLAS TEACH-IN “Cuba’s Change of Leadership & Cuba-U.S. Relations”

May 1, 2018
6:00 pmto7:00 pm

245 Straub Hall
UO campus

CLLAS invites you to a Teach-In with Will Grant, one of the UK’s leading broadcast journalists on Latin American affairs. He has been the BBC’s Correspondent in Cuba since 2014. In that time, he has covered such historic moments as President Obama’s ground-breaking visit to Cuba and the death of the founder of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro.

Grant has also covered Venezuela during the years of President Chávez and has worked in Mexico covering the war on drugs and the transit of thousands of Central American migrants making their way North.

This event is sponsored by CLLAS and cosponsored by the School of Journalism and Communication.

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Drop-in info session on CLLAS Faculty Collaborative Research Grants

March 1, 2018
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

 

 

Acker Meeting Room
340A Hendricks

CLLAS Director Gabriela Martinez will host a drop-in info session on CLLAS Faculty Collaborative Research Grants Thursday March 1, 2018, from Noon to 1:30 p.m. If you are considering applying, this is a great opportunity to come and ask questions.

Instructions for applying are available online:

No RSVP needed. You can contact us at cllas@uoregon.edu with any questions.

Grant application deadline: 12:00 p.m. (noon), Friday, April 6, 2018.

Applicants will be notified by May 4, 2018.

Call for Proposals: Tinker Field Research Grants for Graduate Students

March 2, 2018
12:00 pm

2018 Call for Tinker Proposals Final

CLLAS invites graduate students to submit proposals for field research in Latin America (Spanish or Portuguese speaking countries). We expect to award at least six grants for up to $4,000 each to advance research for either master’s or pre-dissertation doctoral candidates (see criteria below). 

Application Deadline: 12:00 pm (noon), Friday, March 2 

Applicants will be notified by April 6, 2018.

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