Sino-LAC Relations & Anhui-LAC Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum
September 29, 2017
Center for Latin American Studies Director, Dr. Philip Williams, and faculty members, Dr. Welson Tremura and Dr. Brian Gendreau, participated in a major Latin American Studies conference in Hefei, China. The conference was hosted by Anhui University’s Institute for Latin American Studies and co-sponsored by the UF Center for Latin American Studies from September 23-24, 2017, on the topic of Globalization, Anti-Globalization, and Alternative Globalization. Scholars from across China, the United States, Argentina, Colombia, and Chile participated in the conference.
Center Director, Dr. Philip Williams, delivered the keynote address on the topic of US-Latin American Relations: from Globalism to Anti-Globalism and gave a lecture to students on Latin American immigration.
Dr. Welson Tremura, gave a concert of Latin American music and delivered a presentation on the Participatory Experience and the Significance of Brazilian Music in Higher Education.
Dr. Brian Gendreau, spoke on the topic of Growth and Investment in Latin America and gave a lecture to students on the Latin American Business Environment. Williams also met with the director and faculty of the Institute for Latin American Studies at Anhui University to discuss opportunities for faculty and student exchanges and collaborative research projects.