IA Events

UCL Research Network Seminar: 'Transatlantic Identities'

Publication date: Sep 4, 2013 11:06:23 AM

Start: Nov 26, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: Nov 26, 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 second 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 Transatlantic Identities, the following research projects will be presented:

Danielle S. Wilkens (UCL-The Bartlett School of Architecture)

The First Federal International Architectural Commission: the fortunes and failures of the transatlantic design network

Anthony Teitler (UCL-Institute of the Americas)

US Foreign Policy towards Afghanistan: Identity and Geostrategic Considerations

Jonathan Chandler (UCL-Department of History)

“These Tories, my Countrymen (for I can’t call them Brethren)”: Competing for Identity in Revolutionary North America

Shirley Pemberton (UCL-Institute of the Americas)

The transnational socio-cultural practices of Caribbean immigrants in 1960s

Chair: Michael Espinoza (UCL-Institute of the Americas)

The UCL Research Network Seminars is a series aimed at academics and postgraduate students currently undertaking research on the Americas, and at 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.