Colloquium on the Latin American Debt Criss 1982 April 26-27 2019

The Latin American debt crisis of 1982 was the first international financial meltdown of the post-war period and the major development crisis that the region experienced since the Great Depression. This colloquium brings together three groups of people to interchange ideas about the financial and business history of Latin America in the 1970s and 1980s in retrospect. Contributors consists of practitioners from the banking and non-financial sectors

as well as government officials from Latin American and the UK, scholars who published on the crisis, its origins and outcomes at the time of the crisis, and a new generation of researchers working on the topic on the base of historical records.

The programme of the colloquium is available here

Attendance to the event is free but there are limited places. Registration is required by email to before 20 April 2019. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

This event is sponsored by the UPIER project, St Hilda’s College, The Malcom Daes Fund – St Antony’s College and the Latin American Centre, the Global History of Capitalism Project, and the University of Liverpool Management School.

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