UPCOMING EVENTS & COURSES


VISIT OUR EXHIBITION
Deathscape as Livelihood.
Daily activities at Cementerio
Virgen de Lourdes, Lima, Peru

Mo - Fr , 9-17h +INFO

LECTURE
Cuban revolutionary society in melody and lyrics: music, politics and resistance

Jeffrey Pijpers, UvA
9 December, 15:30h +INFO

CHARLA
Periodismo independiente y el proceso de paz en Colombia

Juanita León
13 December, 15:30h +INFO

FEATURED ARTICLE
ERLACS - European Review
of Latin American
and Caribbean Studies


Featured article - ERLACSWe Take Care of Our Own: The Origins of Oligarchic Politics in St. Maarten
Published Oct 2016


  • Short video interview with Dr. Derek Pardue from Aarhus University, (Denmark) during his visit at CEDLA for the lecture Migrants and music: hip hop and rap in São Paulo



  • CEDLA LECTURE: Cuban revolutionary society in melody and lyrics.
    Music, politics and resistance

  • Jeffrey Pijpers, University of Amsterdam
    9 December, 15:30h

    Ever since the Cuban Revolution in 1959 music provided a possibility for the authorities to get their political message across to “the people” in the most direct possible way. Dominant discourse was strongly focused on the empowerment of formally marginalized groups and the creation of “el hombre nuevo,” ‘the new man,’ who, according to Guevara, was the role model of the Cuban man of the future: disciplined, humble, educated and dedicated to the Revolutionary project. +INFO

  • MA5. Political Economy of Commodity Dependence:
    Oil and Drugs in Venezuela and Colombia Compared

    This course focuses on the political economy of resource dependence in developing countries, with a special focus on Venezuela and Colombia in comparative perspective. To what extent are natural resources a “curse?” This curse refers to the neo-structuralist idea that an abundance of natural resources is detrimental for development.  In the case of Venezuela, the key resources are oil and increasingly drugs, and in Colombia, drugs and increasingly oil. +INFO