Latin America in the 21st Century
LSE-FGV Summer Workshop, 9 July, New Academic Building
The Latin America International Affairs Programme at LSE IDEAS and the Center for International Relations at the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Brazil successfully organised a one-day workshop of lectures on contemporary Latin American politics and foreign relations on 9 July 2011.
Comprising lectures given by renowned experts from around Latin America and the UK, the workshop provided an intelligent, intensive and enjoyable introduction to the region highlighting key themes such as recent election trends, security and integration.
With the attendance of students, academics, journalists and other professionals as well as other members of the public with an interest in Latin America. This workshop provided them with a solid grounding in regional affairs.
Saturday 9 July
9.45-10.00: Introductory Remarks
Speakers: Dr Tanya Harmer and Dr Matias Spektor
10.00-11.15: Lecture 1 - Foreign Policy Strategies of a Rising Brazil
Speaker: Dr Matias Spektor
11.30-12.45: Lecture 2 - Recent Elections and Reflections on the Pink Tide
Speaker: Dr Guy Burton
13.45-15.00: Lecture 3 - Patterns of Regional Insecurity: Colombia and Mexico
Speaker: Dr Juan Tokatlian
15.15-16.30: Lecture 4 - UNASUR in Regional Politics: The Case of Bolivia
Speaker: Dr Juliana Bertazzo
16.45-18.00: Lecture 5 - Latin America and the United States
Speaker: Dr Kenneth Maxwell