Politics of Culture in Latin America (POCLAT)

Interdisciplinary Network for Latin American Research in Tromsø

Politics of Culture in Latin America is an interdisciplinary local network constituted for researchers of the University of Tromsø-Artic University of Norway, which has the function of meeting arena for the collaboration, exchange and diffusion of research projects and issues about Latin America. According the different disciplines of the group members (Politic, Sociology, Anthropology, Religion, Linguistic, Literature, Education, etc.), this network has established a collective research framework, accessible to receive academic contributions from each one of them: the Politic and Cultural praxis in a multicultural society.

News

The 9th Conference Nordic Latin American Research Network (NOLAN)

The Nordic Latin American Research Network (NOLAN) is organizing its 9th Conference, hosted by the School of Global Studies at the Campus Linné, University of Gothenburg. The theme is 'Latin American Challenges in the 21st Century: Societies in Motion' (Desafíos latinoamericanos en el siglo XXI: Sociedades en movimiento).

19.10.2016

NorLARNet Conference 2016 (Bergen, 31. august - 2. september)

NorLARNet Conference 2016  (Bergen, 1-2. september)Latin American Research for a Troubled World

12.09.2016

Activities

Events

29.10. 04 (kl. 13.00-15.00)

Fiesta No Siesta -Tromsøs Latin Festival  (Sted: Prelaten Kro & Scene)

Samfunn, kultur og politikk i Latin Amerika

Kl. 13.00  Presentasjon av forskningsprosjekter om Latin Amerika 
v/UIT Forksningsgruppe: Politics of Cultures in Latin-America –POCLAT og Carlos Cabanillas (Inst. for språk og kultur) Bjørn Ola Tafjord (Inst. for historie og religion) Marcela Douglas (Regionalt kunnskapssenter for barn og unge- Nord)

Kl.13.30   "Venezuela og Latin-Amerika: et land i krise, en region i endring" 
v/Leiv Marsteintredet (Førstamanuensis Universitetet i Oslo)

Past events

 

15.09.2016

Gjesteforelesning:
prof. Esperanza López Parada (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spania)
"Tesoros de Indias: procesos de apropiación y expropiación en el archivo material americano"
LInk

11.05.2016

International seminar

Persistence of the Indigenous myths and religions during the Christianisation of Latin America

14.04.2016

International seminar:
Violence, Memory and Collective Trauma in Latin America - See more at: https://uit.no/forskning/forskningsgrupper/sub?p_document_id=428388&sub_id=433468#sthash.bANLUnCU.dpuf

International seminar

Violence, Memory and Collective Trauma in Latin America

The indigenous communities in Mexico during the 20th Century. A cultural heritage. - See more at: https://uit.no/tavla/artikkel?p_document_id=429997#sthash.f1EanolA.dpuf
The indigenous communities in Mexico during the 20th Century. A cultural heritage. - See more at: https://uit.no/tavla/artikkel?p_document_id=429997#sthash.f1EanolA.dpuf

15.10.2015

Seminario internacional:

Tradiciones indígenas, ambientalismos y religiones en las luchas por recursos en Talamanca, Costa Rica.

Dirigido por Bjørn Ola Tafjord (IHR)

16.10.2015

Conversatorio:

Metodologías indígenas contextuales: acercamientos bribris.

Dirigido por Bjørn Ola Tafjord (IHR)

1.10.2015

Seminar:

The Indigenous communities in Mexico during the 20th Century. A cultural heritage

by María Fernanda González Rojas (Brown-bag seminar, Centre for Sami Studies)

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