InterAmerican Studies Colloquium (Georg Fischer, 24.1.)
"The Third Conquest? Considerations on the History of State-Led Agricultural Colonization in South America, ca. 1950-1980."
Georg Fischer (Aarhus University)
Dr. Georg Fischer is Associate Professor for Brazilian Studies at the Department of Global Studies at Aarhus University. His research interests include nature-society relations, science and knowledge, and North-South inequalities. His regional focus is Latin America and its connections to the wider world with a particular emphasis on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Brazil. Georg Fischer’s ongoing research deals with agriculture, migration and environmental change in South American savanna landscapes. Using comparative, transnational and global history approaches he studies agricultural colonization and modernization projects in Brazil and Bolivia since the Second World War. Before coming to Aarhus, he worked as a teaching and research assistant for Latin American history at the Institute for Latin American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin (2007-2014). He was a Fox International Fellow at Yale University (2010-11) and a senior fellow at the Maria Sibylla Merian Centre Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America — Mecila (2021-22). He has been a member of AU's Centre for Environmental Humanities since 2017 and served as its co-director from 2019 to 2021.
We are cordially inviting you to participate in our next IAS colloquium on Tuesday, January 24th, from 18 to 20hrs (CET). Room: X-E0-236
¡Lxs invitamos cordialmente a participar en nuestro próximo coloquio, el martes 24 de enero de 18 a 20hrs (CET)! Salón: X-E0-236.
See full program here.