UCL Institute of the Americas


Ricardo López-Pedreros guest speaker at Oxford Latin American History Seminar series

1 November 2021

LAC History Seminar Series: A Class that Does (not) Matter: Rethinking Cold War Latin America from the Middle

Professor Ricardo López-Pedreros has been invited to give a talk as part of the Oxford Latin American History Seminar. He will present his paper, titled 'A Class that does (not) matter: Rethinking Cold War Latin America from the Middle', on November 4, 2021, starting at 17:00 (UK).

Please register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive an email containing information about joining the meeting.

Professor Ricardo López-Pedreros
Professor Ricardo López-Pedreros is Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor at UCL Institute of the Americas (2021-2022). He is a historian of post-colonial and transnational histories of Latin America. His area of specialization focuses on the intersections of labor, class, gender, race, political economy, and political rationality of rule. While at UCL Institute of the Americas, he will explore the contested histories of democracies in the Americas. He will present his recent research on the historical formation of the middle classes in Latin America. He will also work on his current research on the social foundations of neoliberalism in the Americas during the second half of the twentieth century