Crisis, Revolution, Reform and Continuity: The Chilean Constitutional Tradition and the Current Constituent Process
Juan Luis Ossa has worked at the Centro de Estudios Públicos (Santiago, Chile) as a full-time researcher since March 2020. He obtained his BA in History from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and his DPhil in Modern History from St Antony’s College at the University of Oxford. Between 2011 and 2018, he was the executive director of the Centro de Estudios de Historia Política at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Santiago, Chile). His research has focused on the political history of nineteenth-century Chile and Latin America, with special emphasis on independence and the process of state-building. He has published in numerous journals, such as the Journal of Latin American Studies, Anuario de Estudios Americanos, Revista de Indias, Oxford Bibliographies in Latin American Studies, Parliament, Estates and Representation, and Bulletin of Latin American Research. He authored Armies, politics and revolution. Chile, 1808-1826 (2014), edited Volume 1 of the Historia Política de Chile, 1810-2010 (2017), and published Chile Constitucional (2020).

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Date: 19 October 2023, 17:00 (Thursday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2023)
Venue: 1 Church Walk, 1 Church Walk OX2 6LY
Venue Details: Main Seminar Room, Latin American Centre, and online via Zoom
Speaker: Juan Luis Ossa (Centro de Estudios Públicos, Santiago)
Organising department: Latin American Centre
Part of: Latin American History Seminar
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Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Belinda Clark