Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies - Events

03
May
2017

The Simón Bolívar String Quartet

Presented by The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) and the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Australia The Simón Bolívar String Quartet Wednesday 3 May, 7:00pm Location BIG BAND ROOM ANU School of Music William Herbert Place, Canberra Artists Alejandro Carreño, violin Boris Suarez, violin Ismel Campos, viola Aimon Mata, cello The Simón Bolívar String Quartet is made up of principal musicians of the... Read more

27
Apr
2017

25th Anniversary of the Salvadoran Peace Accords

Public lecture presented by the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS), the Embassy of the Republic of El Salvador and the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN) Canberra Committee 25th Anniversary of the Salvadoran Peace Accords Thursday 27 April, 6:30pm Speakers Ambassador of the Republic of El Salvador, H.E Luis Menendez and Dr. Alastair Greig, ANU Location The Allan Barton Forum 2nd Floor, Building 26C, CBE... Read more

26
Apr
2017

30 Years of Argentine Democratization: Consolidation or Recurrent Crisis?

Public lecture presented by the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS), the Australian Centre for Federalism (ACF) and the Embassy of the Argentine Republic. Wednesday 26 April, 6:30pm Speakers ANCLAS and ACF Visiting Fellow Dr Lucas González (UNSAM) Location The Allan Barton Forum 2nd Floor, Building 26C, CBE, Kingsley St Acton, ANU Delegative democracies are neither representative nor consolidated (i.e.,... Read more

30
Mar
2017

Colombian film screening - CAZANDO LUCIÉRNAGAS / Chasing Fireflies

The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies and the Embassy of Colombia present the screening of: CAZANDO LUCIÉRNAGAS / Chasing Fireflies 6:30pm Thursday 30 March Leonard Huxley Theatre, Lvl 2, Leonard Huxley Bldng #56, Mills Rd, ANU GENRE / GÉNERO Drama (100 mins, 2013) DIRECTOR Roberto Flores Prieto CAST “Manrique ” Marlon Moreno “Valeria” Valentina Abril Manrique is the man in charge of guarding what is left from an abandoned... Read more

15
Mar
2017

Burial Rites: Mortuary Practises of the Prehistoric Cultures of Coastal Northern Chile

The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) presents: Burial Rites: Mortuary Practises of the Prehistoric Cultures of Coastal Northern Chile Wednesday 15 March 6:30pm The Allan Barton Forum, 2nd Floor, Building 26C, CBE, ANU Public lecture by Dr Christopher Carter The world's oldest artificial mummies are found along the desert coast of Chile. The Chinchorro were hunter/fishers who lived on the coast of northern Chile and... Read more

27
Jan
2017

Panorama Brasil - feat. Alda Rezende (BRAZIL)

Panorama Brasil (MELB) will be joined by Brazilian chanteuse Alda Rezende (BRAZIL) when she returns to Australia January 27th for a one off show in Canberra at the Polish White Eagle Club ! A night of music that draws on the diverse musical landscape of Brazil: music with influences from the arid interior, the Amazonian basin, and the streets of Rio and Salvador - samba, MPB, bossa, folkloric music and regional styles mixed with jazz and more. 7... Read more

15
Dec
2016

Our Last Tango (2015)

The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) and the Embassy of the Argentine Republic present the film screening: Our Last Tango (2015) 6:30pm Thursday 15 December Manning Clark Centre, Theatre 3, ANU “Our Last Tango” is a story about the life and love of two of the most famous tango dancers of the 20 th century. The documentary maker German Kral chronicles the decades’ long career of Argentine tango legends Maria Nieves... Read more

14
Nov
2016

Mapuche indigenous worldviews and political histories

The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) presents: Mapuche indigenous worldviews and political histories Public Lecture by Jaime Huenchullan Monday 14 November 6:30pm Hanna Neumann, Seminar Room G058, Building #21, ANU What are the aims of Mapuche struggles in Chile? What role should the state play as regards indigenous demands? What have left-leaning governments in Chile and South America meant for the long-lasting... Read more

14
Nov
2016

Book launch - Brazil in the World, by Sean W. Burges

Book launch "Brazil in the World: The international relations of a South American giant" by Sean W. Burges Itamaraty Palace (Brazilian Foreign Ministry), Brasília on Nov 14 at 16:00 Dr Burges will launch his new book on Brazilian Foreign Policy during the 2000s, "Brazil in the World: The international relations of a South American giant" , on November 14 th at 16:00, room D, Itamaraty Palace (Brazilian Foreign Ministry), Brasília. This book... Read more

05
Nov
2016

DAY OF THE DEAD FIESTA

The 5th annual DAY OF THE DEAD FIESTA hosted by Los Chavos! Day of the Dead Fiesta Saturday November 5th 3pm - 11:30pm Ainslie Arts Centre, Elouera Street, Braddon, Tickets available now ( EventBrite ) A community celebration of Afro-Latin music and culture with live bands + interstate guests, DJs, performances, food & craft stalls, face painting, workshops and live art! Come and experience the vibes and atmosphere of a Latin American fiesta... Read more

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