Talk: 'The 2013 Paraguay Elections'
Jun 4, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: Jun 4, 2013 7:00:00 PM
The Colorado Party ruled Paraguay uninterrupted for 61 years until kicked out in 2008 by an opposition coalition built around a former bishop, Fernando Lugo. But on 21 April they returned to power in presidential elections, won by their millionaire candidate Horacio Cartes, at the same time greatly increasing their representation in Congress.
Book Launch: 'The Paraguay Reader'
Jun 4, 2013 7:00:00 PM
End: Jun 4, 2013 8:00:00 PM
Talk: 'Propaganda in the Americas: A Historical Evaluation'
Jun 10, 2013 6:30:00 PM
End: Jun 10, 2013 8:00:00 PM
UCL-Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) gladly co-sponsors this talk, to take place at the Conference Center, British Library.
Book Launch: 'Cuba Under Raul Castro: Assessing the Reforms'
Jun 13, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: Jun 13, 2013 7:00:00 PM
Conference: 'Report on the Americas 2013: Economies in Flux'
Jun 14, 2013 9:45:00 AM
End: Jun 14, 2013 8:00:00 PM
UCL - Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) hosts this conference, with the participation of eminent scholars and experts: Juan Carlos Moreno Brid, of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will provide a keynote presentation, followed by a host of distinguished guest speakers, including Professor Carmelo Mesa Lago (University of Pittsburgh), Dr Diego Sanchez Ancochea (St Anthony’s College, Oxford University), Dr Mahrukh Doctor (University of Hull), John Bowler (Economist Intelligence Unit), Professor Ricardo Ffrench Davis (ECLAC) and UCL-IA's Professors Maxine Molyneux, Iwan Morgan and Victor Bulmer-Thomas, amongst others.
Seminar: NATO, Afghanistan and Canada's alliances
Jun 17, 2013 6:00:00 PM
End: Jun 17, 2013 7:15:00 PM
Seminar: 'Reflections on the Radical Caribbean Intellectual: From Toussaint L'Ouverture to Walter Rodney'
Jun 19, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: Jun 19, 2013 7:30:00 PM
Prof Anthony Bogues (Brown) will review some of the main elements of the different practices of the radical Caribbean intellectual.
Book Launch: 'Che Wants to See You: The Untold Story of Che in Bolivia' (Verso, 2013)
Jun 26, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: Jun 26, 2013 7:30:00 PM
UCL-Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) welcomes the author of this fascinating memoir, Ciro Bustos, to share his cherished memory of Che Guevara and their revolutionary life, revealing the truth behind what really happened in Bolivia in 1967 and who was responsible for Che’s execution. With the participation of discussants Richard Gott, author of 'Guerrilla Movements in Latin America', and James Dunkerley, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London and author of 'Rebellion in the Veins: Political Struggle in Bolivia, 1952-1982'
Conference: 'Assessing Westminster in the Caribbean: Then and Now'
Sep 19, 2013 9:30:00 AM
End: Sep 20, 2013 7:00:00 PM
UCL - Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) proudly hosts this international conference, with keynotes by Professors Norman Girvan and Brian Meeks (both University of West Indies). Other distinguished scholars include Dr Henrice Altink (York), Dr Clifford Griffin (North Carolina State University), Prof David Hinds (Arizona State University) amongst others. Please consult the complete list of speakers.