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Panel Discussion: Making Sense of the US Midterm Elections

Start: Nov 6, 2014 6:30:00 PM
End: Nov 6, 2014 8:00:00 PM

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The KCL Institute of North American Studies and the UCL Institute of the Americas are delighted to announce their first collaboration, featuring post-election commentary by: Professor Philip Davies (Director, British Library Eccles Centre on North American Studies), Dr Clodagh Harrington (De Montfort University), Dr Tom Packer (Oxford University) and Dr Tim Stanley (Telegraph Media).  The speakers will also answer questions from the audience.

Seminar: Sexual health: intersections in politics and society

Start: Nov 11, 2014 5:00:00 PM
End: Nov 11, 2014 7:00:00 PM

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Jonathan Bell (UCL-Institute of the Americas), Richard Mole (SSEES) - A cross-disciplinary and cross-regional seminar on identity, class, ethnicity, and contested notions of 'community' in sexual health politics, with speakers from the UCL Institute of the Americas and the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies.

Panel discussion: Violence, the State and Civil Society in Mexico

Start: Nov 12, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 12, 2014 7:30:00 PM

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UCL Institute of the Americas and the Radical Americas Network are pleased to invite you all to this panel discussion, convened by the Radical Americas Network. Presentations and discussion will focus on themes such as drug trade, militarization of the state, rural violence, social media and human rights. 

Seminar: Total War: Mexico and Europe 1914

Start: Nov 19, 2014 5:30:00 PM

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Alan Knight (Oxford)

Seminar: Tea Party Activism: the politics of organization in a leaderless movement

Start: Nov 20, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 20, 2014 7:30:00 PM

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Dr Robert Busby (Liverpool Hope) - Ever since it burst on the US political scene in 2009-10, the Tea Party movement has challenged the norms of American politics. In this talk, political scientist Robert Busby explores one of the most interesting facets of this movement - the paradox of its need for organization like any political force and its claims to be leaderless in contrast to the establishment-nature of the two main parties. 

Film screening: 'They Are We' - The London Latin American Film Festival at UCL-Institute of the Americas

Start: Nov 21, 2014 3:00:00 PM
End: Nov 21, 2014 4:30:00 PM

London Latin American Film Festival 2014
They Are We (Dir. Emma Christopher, Cuba/Sierra Leona/Australia, 2014, 78 min; in English/Spanish with English subtitles) - In Perico, Cuba, a local group has preserved the songs and dances that, long ago, were brought aboard a slave ship by their ancestor (known only as ‘Josefa’) - More on this film here.

Film screening: 'Neruda in the Round' - The London Latin American Film Festival at UCL-Institute of the Americas

Start: Nov 21, 2014 5:00:00 PM
End: Nov 21, 2014 6:05:00 PM

London Latin American Film Festival 2014
Neruda in the Round - (Dir. Colin Hobson, UK, 2013, 59 min, colour & b/w, English subtitles) - At London’s famous Roundhouse, in April 1970, the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda gave the only British recital of his ever to be filmed about this literary giant, who went on to become a Nobel Laureate. More on this film here.
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