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IHR Seminars on Latin American History: 'How (and Why) Brazilians Developed Dependency Theory and How They Have Come to Disprove it'

Start: Dec 4, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Dec 4, 2012 7:30:00 PM

This seminar is part of the series of seminars on Latin American History that the Institute of Historical Research (IHR - University of London) is currently hosting. Please contact IHR directly for further details.

Seminar: 'The Canada-UK Colloquium, Vancouver, November 2012: a Report'

Start: Dec 4, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Dec 4, 2012 7:30:00 PM

As part of its Canadian Studies seminar series, UCL - Institute of the Americas is pleased to host Philip Peacock and Nicolas Maclean to deliver this session. 

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

Start: Dec 5, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Dec 5, 2012 8:00:00 PM

Prof Victor Bulmer-Thomas, Honorary Professor (UCL - Institute of the Americas) is giving three lectures to coincide with the publication of his book The Economic History of the Caribbean since the Napoleonic Wars. The third talk explores the economic development of the Caribbean from 1960 to the present. This period was marked by the rise of service exports in all countries and it brought with it a rapid rise in GDP per head in most countries. However, the model entered a period of crisis after 2000 and the lecture will also consider which alternatives are most viable.

IHR Seminars on American History: 'Revisiting Sixties Historiography: The Links between Student Activism and the Civil Rights Movement in 1960s Chicago'

Start: Dec 6, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Dec 6, 2012 7:30:00 PM

The Institute of Historical Research (IHR - University of London) is glad to be hosting this seminar, which is part of its series on American History. Please contact the IHR for further information.

Roundtable discussion: 'Violence against Women in Post-conflict Societies: Comparative Perspectives'

Start: Dec 12, 2012 5:30:00 PM
End: Dec 12, 2012 8:00:00 PM

UCL - Institute of the Americas would like to invite members of the public to join experts to discuss post-conflict justice and accountability in relation to violence against women in Peru, Colombia, Afghanistan and the Pacific. Such a comparison raises questions around, for example, international intervention, the nature and practice of transitional justice, institutional reform, judicial capacity and political will, and gender ideology.

Talk and Acoustic Performance by Cuban/British collaboration X Planet

Start: Dec 13, 2012 6:00:00 PM
End: Dec 13, 2012 8:00:00 PM

X Planet is the collaboration of Holly Holden (London) and Alayo Style (Santiago de Cuba). This project, born in Santiago de Cuba in June 2011, draws on a multitude of musical influences from the Caribbean and beyond. Spanish and English fuse in a reflection of the experience of human existence and the celebration of the shared joys of love, life and freedom. Having launched their debut album in Cuba in June 2012, X Planet are now ready to share their music with the world.
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