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The Impact of Leon Trotsky on the Thought and Politics of Latin America

March 23, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
Lou Henry Hoover Building, Room 101

Free and open to the public.

Join CLAS and the Hoover Institution for a full day conference on Leon Trotsky and his impact on Latin American Politics and Thought. Presentations will be mostly in Spanish.

9-9:15: Opening remarks Herbert S. Klein and Eric Wakin, Hoover Institution

9:15-10:15: Olivia Gall “León Trotsky and México: asylum and legacy”

10:15-10:30: Break

10:30-11:30: Dainis Karepovs   “The children of Ogum: the first generation of Trotskyism in Brazil, 1930-1940"

11:30-11:45: Break

11:45-12:45 Pablo Stefanoni   “Trotskyism in Bolivia”

12:45-1pm: Break

1-2pm: Antonio Zapata “Trotskyism and indigenismo in the trajectory of Hugo Blanco"

2-2:15: Break

2:15-3:15: Rolando Rojas " Trotskyism and the Andean peasantry in Perú"

3:15-3:30: Break

3:30-4:30: Horacio Tarcus "Trotsky in Argentina. Organizations, editions and interpretations"

4:30-5:30: Vera Carnovale "Argentine Trotskyism in light of the impact of the Cuban Revolution. Internationalism, insurrectionism and armed struggle (1959-1979)"

Event Sponsor: 
The Hoover Institution and the Center for Latin American Studies
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Contact Phone: 
(650) 725-0383