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Workshop: 'The Return of the PRI in Mexico: An Initial Assessment of the Pena Nieto Administration'

Start: Mar 1, 2013 1:30:00 PM
End: Mar 1, 2013 7:00:00 PM

UCL - Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) joins efforts with Nuffield College, Oxford, with the kind support of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), to host this workshop. Distinguished guest speakers Dr Maria Amparo Casar (CIDE, Mexico), Dr Juan Carlos Dominguez (Instituto Mora, Mexico), Dr Juan Carlos Boue (Oxford Institute for Energy Studies) and Rodrigo Aguilera (Economist Intelligence Unit), amongst others, join UCL-IA's Prof Kevin Middlebrook and Nuffield's Laurence Whitehead to look closely into and discuss the first few months of the current PRI (Partido Revolucionario Institucional) administration. Please consult the program for further details.

IHR Seminars on Latin American History: 'The Anarchist Movement in Argentina in International Perspective'

Start: Mar 5, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: Mar 5, 2013 7:30:00 PM


Guest speaker: Prof Jose Moya (Columbia). 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.

Talk: Prof Hal Klepak: 'The First Signs of the Man He Was to Be: Churchill in Cuba, 1895'

Start: Mar 6, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: Mar 6, 2013 7:00:00 PM


UCL - Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) cordially invites you to join Prof Hal Klepak (Royal Military College of Canada) for this talk.

While Sir Winston Churchill's right to the title of "Man of the Century" is rarely doubted, it is much less known that many of the attributes that gained him his reknown were already visible before his 21st birthday and were shown in the almost unresearched several weeks that he spent in Cuba in 1895.

Public Lecture: 'The Richard Neustadt Lecture on the American Presidency'

Start: Mar 7, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: Mar 7, 2013 7:30:00 PM


This is the inaugural lecture in a new annual series, the Richard Neustadt Lecture on the American Presidency, hosted by the UCL Institute of the Americas and its American Presidency Centre. It commemorates the founding father of modern US presidential studies, Richard Neustadt, author of the seminal Presidential Power, published in 1960.

Conference: 'Quebec and the World'

Start: Mar 8, 2013 1:00:00 PM
End: Mar 9, 2013 3:00:00 PM


UCL - Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) proudly hosts this conference, convened by Dr Tony McCulloch (Senior Fellow in North American Studies, UCL-IA), and with the generous support of the Foundation for Canadian Studies, Quebec Government House and the London Canadian Studies Association.

Symposium: 'Retracing America: Modernism after Paul Strand'

Start: Mar 8, 2013 6:00:00 PM
End: Mar 9, 2013 6:30:00 PM

Funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art, and organised by UCL-Institute of the Americas affiliate Dr Stephanie Schwartz (UCL History of Art), Retracing America: Modernism After Paul Strand invites ten scholars of American modernism and mass media to reconsider the work and legacy of Paul Strand.

Talk: 'Ecuador's New Economic Vision: Growth, Redistribution and Sustainability'

Start: Mar 12, 2013 7:00:00 PM
End: Mar 12, 2013 8:30:00 PM


UCL - Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) and the Embassy of Ecuador are pleased to invite all members of the public to this talk by Dr Fander Falconi, Ecuador's Secretary of State for Planning and Development. Ecuador has become one of Latin America’s success stories in recent years. The event will be chaired by UCL-IA's Prof Kevin Middlebrook.
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