The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies at the Australian National University and the State Government of Victoria proudly invite you to:
Latin America Business Briefing
A unique opportunity for Australian business to learn more about conditions, opportunities and risks for business in Latin America.
Welcome by: Mr Julian Hill. Acting Deputy Secretary, Trade, Manufacturing, Aviation & Employment, State Government of Victoria
Our distinguished speakers over lunch will be:
Cynthia Sanborn “The controversies and challenges of mining in Latin America: the case of Peru”
Dr. Sanborn is a Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Research Center at the Universidad del Pacífico (CIUP) in Peru. Cynthia is an author of articles and books related to Peruvian and international politics, civil society and development, and corporate social responsibility, with emphasis on the extractive industries. Her recent publications include work on Chinese investment in Peru. She received her PhD and MA in Government from Harvard University and a BA in Political Science from the University of Chicago.
Robert Funk “Recent political change in Latin America: the case of Chile”
Robert Funk is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Institute for Public Affairs of the University of Chile and Director of the Institute’s Centre for the Study of Public Opinion. Robert is Executive Director of Plural, a public policy think tank. He obtained his PhD in Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Dr. Funk has consulted on Latin American issues for a variety of government and private sector institutions.
Enrique Dussel Peters “Latin America’s engagement with the Asia-Pacific”
Enrique Dussel Peters is a Professor of Economics at the National Autonomous University in Mexico (UNAM) where he directs the China-Mexico Institute. He is the leading expert on Chinese connections with Latin America.
Supported by Dr John Minns, Director, Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) at the Australian National University and Dr Sean Burges, Senior Associate at ANCLAS.
Where: the Sir Redmond Barry Room, Victorian Government’s Investment Centre,
Level 46, 55 Collins Street, Melbourne
When: 12.30pm – 2.30pm Friday, 12 September
There is no charge however
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