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Roundtable to mark anniversary of Che's death

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UCL Americas was honored to organise and host a roundtable to mark the 50th anniversary of Ernesto 'Che' Guevara's execution in Bolivia. Eminent scholars and eye witnesses to the event got together to offer their views and insights on different aspects of Che's complex personality, as a man, policy-maker and legend. This event, which took place on October 9th, was convened by Dr. Emily Morris, UCL Institute of the Americas Honorary Research Fellow and chaired by Dr. Paulo Drinot, Senior Lecturer in Latin American History, UCL Institute of the Americas and editor ofChe's Travels: The Making of a Revolutionary in 1950s Latin America. A podcast of the presentations and discussions is available here.

CFP - 1968 in the Americas Conference

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The call for papers is now open for the 1968 in the Americas Conference, which will take place on June 21 and 22, 2018.

Chilean University Delegation Visits UCL Americas

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Chilean University Delegation Visits UCL Americas

Professor Ana María Yévenes, Director of the Department of Family Studies of Finis Terrae University in Santiago, Chile, visited UCL Institute of the Americas with ten of her students to meet with Professor Maxine Molyneux. The purpose of the visit was to meet with scholars in the field and to make students aware of the opportunities in Europe for further study and research in  family and gender studies. To this end, UCL Institute of the Americas and Cambridge were the two UK universities that were selected to visit. Professor Molyneux was asked to talk about her current policy-related research on gender and the family and a lively seminar and exchange of information about ongoing research took place.

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