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Ma Kanwen Memorial Lecture 2018

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Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH) will be giving the 2nd Ma Kanwen Memorial Lecture at the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge on Friday 25 May, 4pm.

CReAM research in The Telegraph: Teenage criminals more likely to go straight if they have a son.

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Analysis of thousands of police and court records by the Centre for the Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) found that young men who fathered a boy, on average, had 25 percent fewer criminal convictions in the first two years.

Imagining Chinese Medicine

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(edited volume, Vivienne Lo & Penelope Barrett, Brill, 2018) has now been published in Open Access. You can browse or download it at:

MA Dissertation Conference 2018: Transnational Studies and Chinese Health & Humanity

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MA CHH TNS programme 2018

Wednesday 23 May, 09.00–13.00, Room 101, 16–18 Gordon Square.
Please come along to support our wonderful students and find out about the breathtaking range of their research!

CORE: The new economics syllabus preparing students for the real-world economy

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In this article for Prospect Magazine, Wendy Carlin explains that while the textbook model of teaching economics is broken, there is an alternative, a new model that provides a way of thinking about how the economy as a whole works.

Imran Rasul elected to the RES Council

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UCL Economics Professor Imran Rasul has been elected to the Royal Economic Society Council, to serve until AGM 2023.  The Royal Economic Society holds elections each year for members to serve on the Council. Six members are elected annually and serve for a period of five years.

We Celebrate 26 Years of the Studies of the Americas Series

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Studies of the Americas Series - 26 Years

We would like to warmly congratulate our colleague Professor Maxine Molyneaux, chief series editor of Palgrave's Studies of the Americas on the 26 anniversary of the series.

Chinese Visual Festival 2018

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Chinese Visual Festival 2018

Don't miss the 2018 edition of the excellent Chinese Visual Festival – on at KCL and BFI Southbank from 3rd to 6th May before transferring to Edinburgh Filmhouse for 11th–14th May.

Orazio Attanasio delivers 2018 Woodward Lecture

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On Tuesday 17 April, Professor Orazio Attanasio delivered the 2018 Woodward Lecture at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver School of Economics.

Kate Quinn's Latest Book Out Now

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Beyond Westminster in the Caribbean

We would like to congratulate our colleague Dr Kate Quinn (Senior Lecturer in Caribbean History, UCL Americas) on the publication of her latest book, Beyond Westminster in the Caribbean, co-edited with Professor Brian Meeks (Chair of Africana Studies at Brown University).

Alumna Alexandra Nawrat publishes article about Brazilian politics on business site

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Alexandra Nawrat in Medellin

We would like to congratulate alumna Alexandra Nawrat (MA Latin American Studies, 2017) on the publication of her article on former Brazilian president Lula's imprisonment. This piece was recently published by UK's Verdict, a global business and economy site. Read more about Alexandra's career path so far here.

Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture 2018

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Caroline Humphrey

We are pleased to announce that this year’s Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture will be presented by Professor Dame Caroline Humphrey, Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, on Wednesday 23 May at 6pm in the Archaeology Lecture Theatre, UCL Anthropology, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW. 

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