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Conference: 'Social Change and the Sporting Mega-event'

Start: Nov 5, 2012 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 5, 2012 5:30:00 PM

Join scholars, policy makers and the private sector for a one-day conference focused on the 2012 London Olympics and the upcoming 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games in Brazil. For further information on this event, please visit the British Library Events website.

US Elections Panel

Start: Nov 7, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 7, 2012 8:00:00 PM

The Institute of the Americas will be hosting this timely panel on the US elections. Four UCL specialists in US affairs offer instant commentary on the 2012 US elections results and their significance. Dr Adam Smith (History) places the presidential election outcome in its historical context; Dr Tony McCulloch (Institute of the Americas) considers the role of foreign policy in the election; Dr Alan Ware (Visiting Fellow, UCL, Politics) assesses the outcome of the election for the two main parties and Prof Iwan Morgan (Institute of the Americas) reviews the importance of the economy for the result and whether the outcome portends economic policy change.

IHR Seminars on American History: 'Patriotism is the Last Refuge of a Scoundrel': Un-Americans and The American Legion'

Start: Nov 8, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 8, 2012 7:00:00 PM

The Institute of Historical Research (IHR - University of London) would like to invite you to this seminar, part of its series on American History. Please contact the IHR directly for further details.

Talk: 'CalHERban's Reason: Women and Afro-Caribbean Philosophy'

Start: Nov 8, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 8, 2012 7:30:00 PM

UCL - Institute of the Americas is glad to be able to host Prof Paget Henry, for the delivery of this talk, part of the UCL - IA's series of seminars on the Caribbean.

Seminar: 'The New Commonwealth and Cultural Diplomacy in the 1960's: Canadian and Australian art at the Tate Gallery, 1962-1964'

Start: Nov 13, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 13, 2012 7:30:00 PM



As part of its Canadian Studies seminar series, UCL - Institute of the Americas is pleased to host Dr Sarah Scott (Australian National University/KCL) to deliver this session. Join Dr Scott and the convenor of the series, Dr Tony McCulloch (UCL-IA), for some Canadian wine and nibbles at 17:30. The presentation will start at 18:00.

IHR Seminars on Latin American History: 'Social Dissolution: A History of Article 145 of the Mexican Penal Code, 1941-1970'

Start: Nov 13, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 13, 2012 7:30:00 PM

The Institute of Historical Research (IHR - University of London) would like to invite you to this seminar, part of its series on Latin American History. For further details, please contact the IHR directly.

Talk: 'The Caribbean in the Age of Preferences (1900-1960)'

Start: Nov 14, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 14, 2012 8:00:00 PM

Prof Victor Bulmer-Thomas (UCL-IA) is giving three lectures to coincide with the publication of his book 'The Economic History of the Caribbean since the Napoleonic Wars'. This second talk explores the economic development of the Caribbean in the period from the end of the Spanish-American War in 1898 to the Cuban Revolution, when imperial preference by the metropolitan powers, including the United States, was of great importance
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