IA Events

UCL Research Network Seminar: 'Human Rights and Inequality'

Publication date: Sep 4, 2013 10:59:00 AM

Start: Oct 22, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: Oct 22, 2013 7:30:00 PM

Location: UCL-Institute of the Americas, 51 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PQ


The UCL Americas Research Network is pleased to present its first research seminar, as part of an ongoing series of seminars, taking place regularly throughout the academic year. The seminar series will provide research students at UCL working on the Americas with the opportunity to present, within an informal, interdisciplinary, and enjoyable environment, their projects to the academic community of UCL and beyond.

With the focus on Human Rights & Inequality, the following research projects will be presented:

Bruno Boti Bernardi (UCL-Institute of the Americas)

Transitional Justice and the Inter-American Human Rights System (IAHRS): Analysing the Influence of the IAHRS in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru

Verena Brähler (UCL-Institute of the Americas)

The Inequality of Security in Rio de Janeiro

Carolina Perez Ferrer (UCL-Department of Epidemiology and Public Health)

Gender differences in educational inequalities in obesity among Mexican adults

Chair: Andres Palacios Lleras (UCL-Faculty of Laws)

The UCL Research Network Seminars is a series aimed at academics and postgraduate students currently undertaking research on the Americas and those who simply have an interest in the area, but members of the public are welcome to attend.

Attendance is free of charge but registration is required.