After 10 Years of the Latin American History Seminar: A Conversation about Latin American Historiography

Alan Knight former Professor of Latin American History at Oxford University, is an Emeritus Fellow of the Latin American Centre. His chief interest is twentieth-century Latin American history, with a focus on Mexico, agrarian society, state-building and revolutions. He has published extensively on the history of the region, including The Mexican Revolution (2 vols, 1986) US-Mexican Relations, 1910-40 (1987); two volumes of a three volume general history of Mexico, Mexico: From the Beginning to the Conquest, and Mexico: The Colonial Era (2002), and Bandits and Liberals, Rebels and Saints. Latin America since Independence (2022). His work has been recognized with several awards, including the Order of the Aztec Eagle from the Mexican government, the Albert Beveridge Prize (1986) and the Bolton Prize from the Conference on Latin American History for his two-volume work on the Mexican Revolution (1987).

Eduardo Posada-Carbó is Professor of the History and Politics of Latin America at the University of Oxford and William Golding Senior Research Fellow at Brasenose College. He has published extensively on Latin American history and politics, including The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History, 1870-1950 (1996); (ed.) Elections Before Democracy. The History of Elections in Europe and Latin America (1996); La nación soñada (2006); (with Iván Jaksić, eds.), Liberalismo y poder. Latinoamérica en el siglo XIX (2011) and (with Joanna Innes and Mark Phil, eds.) Re-Imagining Democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1780-1870 (2023).

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