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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.

Dilemmas of a Foreign Secretary (SPP Seminar Series)

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

Jack Straw
Rt Hon Jack Straw has been Member of Parliament for Blackburn since May 1979. He was last re-elected at the General Election in May 2010, where unusually he saw a swing to Labour of 1.1%, contrary to the national trend. His majority is now 9,856.

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.

Becoming Creole

Start: Mar 7, 2013 6:00:00 PM

Becoming Creole: African-European cultural interaction
Niall Finneran (University of Winchester and Institute alumnus) will give the penultimate seminar of Term II in the African Peoples and Pasts series at the Institute on 7 March.

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.

Society of Archaeological Masters Students Conference

Start: Mar 9, 2013 10:00:00 AM
End: Mar 9, 2013 6:00:00 PM

UCL Institute of Archaeology
The Institute's new Society of Archaeological Masters Students (SAMS) is holding its inaugural conference on 9 March.

Ancient Pathogen Genomics: the evolution of infectious disease from the angle of historic pandemics

Start: Mar 11, 2013 4:00:00 PM

Prof Johannes Krause
Johannes Krause (Eberhard Karls University in Tuebingen, Germany) will give the penultimate seminar in the Term II Institute Research Seminar series on ancient DNA at the Institute on 11 March.

The Archaeology of Jomon Cultural Landscape

Start: Mar 12, 2013 5:00:00 PM
End: Mar 12, 2013 6:00:00 PM

The Archaeology of Jomon Cultural Landscape
Yasuhiro Taniguchi (Kokugakuin University, Tokyo) will give a talk on The Archaeology of Jomon Cultural Landscape at the Institute on 12 March. 

Inaugural Lecture - Professor Ian Freestone (Department of Archaeology)

Start: Mar 12, 2013 6:30:00 PM
End: Mar 12, 2013 8:30:00 PM

Ian Freestone

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