Latin American Update
WHEN: April 7, 2016
WHERE: The Alderman - 134 Lygon St, Brunswick East, VIC
FORMAT: 45 minute Q & A, 45 minute lecture
Latin America

Beyond drug wars, guerillas and tequila cocktails we don’t hear much about Latin America. In this six week series, we’ll be taking a deeper look at what is going on in Latin America today. Each week, we’ll go beyond the headlines to look at the political, social and economic factors that shape life in a the region’s  diverse countries and communities.


How Latinos are Transforming US (& Latin American) Politics, Culture and Society

April 7, 2016, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Barry Carr (La Trobe)

Venezuela after Chavez: The Bolivarian Revolution’s Limbo

April 14, 2016, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Raul Sanchez Urribarri (La Trobe)

As Cuba Opens: A Look at Australian, US & Chinese Engagement with the Island

April 21, 2016, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Adrian Hearn (Melb Uni)

Peace, Security and Justice: Perspectives from Colombia, Guatemala & the Dominican Republic

April 28, 2016, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Alejandra Pineda Sanabria (La Trobe), Ilo Guerrero (Peace Brigades International) & Ruth McHugh-Dillon (Melb Uni)

Making Sense of Mexico: Beyond the Drug Wars

May 5, 2016, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Victor Del Rio (Consultant & La Trobe)

Colombia ́s Road to Peace: An Insight into LGBT Issues, Coloniality and Peace Talks

May 12, 2016, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Carolina Hernandez Losada (La Trobe) & Andres Vargas-Mariño (RMIT)
WHERE: The Alderman