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Latin America and the Peripheral Origins of the International Order

June 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

While International Relations scholarship has conventionally focused on the role that great powers play in shaping the norms, rules and practices that structure world politics, Latin American states have long been active participants in the international order. Together with Dr. Tom Long (University of Warwick), Dr. Schulz was recently awarded a four-year Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grant to study the “peripheral” origins of international order. In his talk, Dr. Schulz will speak about this project, which explores the sources of Latin American internationalism, its impact on international order, and the conditions under which seemingly marginal actors exercised agency globally.

About the speaker

Dr. Carsten-Andreas Schulz is currently an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Pontificia University Católica de Chile. Starting in September 2021, he will be a University Lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge. He holds a DPhil from Nuffield College, University of Oxford.

Political map of south America with each country represented by its national flag.

Photo credit: Harvepino/iStock


June 3, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Balsillie School of International Affairs, 67 Erb Street West
Waterloo, ON Canada
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