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UCL Americas Team Produces Report on Colombian Peace Process for PBI

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Peace Brigades International UK

UCL Americas PhD candidates Jaskiran Chohan and Ivan Lobo produced a report for Peace Brigades International UK (PBI UK), on the occasion of two separate visits of two distinguished Colombians to the UK: President Santos and renowned Colombian human rights lawyer Reinaldo Villalba from the organisation José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers' Collective (CCAJAR). UCL Americas had the honour of meeting the latter during his stay in London. To read the report please follow this link to the PBI UK's website here.

The extent of Viking settlement in Britain

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Chart showing estimated number of Danish Viking settlers

Research involving the Institute's Jane Kershaw draws into question the findings of a recent study regarding the extent of Viking settlement in Britain.

The Department is recruiting for 2 x Assistant Professor (Lecturer) positions

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The Department of Economics at University College London invites applications for two positions of Assistant Professor (known as Lecturer in the UK) in any field of Economics.  

Prizes awarded to Institute students 2016

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UCL Institute of Archaeology (Photo: Lisa Daniel)

Congratulations to the Institute of Archaeology students who have been awarded Faculty and departmental prizes for the 2015-16 academic session.

From Eurocrisis to Brexit: British and German Perspectives on the European Economy

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On 5 Dec the Centre for Research & Analysis of Migration (CReAM) will jointly host an event with the UCL European Institute and the German Council of Economic Experts.

Iwan Morgan's Reagan Book Named One of Best Politics Books of 2016 by The Times

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Book launch: 'Reagan: American Icon' (I.B.Tauris, 2016) with author Iwan Morgan

Professor Iwan Morgan's book 'Reagan: American Icon' has been named one of the best politics books in 2016 by The Times. Read the article here - registration is required.

Success of student-led interdisciplinary event on political violence in Latin America

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UCL Colombian Society

Congratulations to the UCL Colombian Society, which on November 21 hosted and succesfully delivered the interdisciplinary, multi-collaboration event 'An Insider's View on Non-State Armed Actors: Political Violence, Crime and State Formation in Latin America'. Please read the executive report in full here.

Job Vacancy: Accounts/HR and Events Administrative Assistant (Maternity Cover)

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UCL Institute of Archaeology (Image courtesy of Lisa Daniel)

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for an Accounts/HR and Events Administrative Assistant (Ref.:1609611). The deadline for applications is 6 December 2016.

Call for funding Applications: UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Training Partnership

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ESRC Research Studentships: 2017 entry

More than 40 studentships funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are available. Deadline: 3 February 2017

AHRC - GCRF funding for Restricted Access Pilot Project

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Rodney Harrison and Trinidad Rico (Texas A&M University at Qatar; Honorary Lecturer at the Institute) have received an award of c.£120k from the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Global Challenges Research Fund.

Chinese film evening, 29/11: Woman Demon Human 人鬼情

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Ren gui qing

Based on the life and career of Pei Yanling 裴艳玲 – a famous female performer of male roles in Hebei opera –  Huang Shuqin's 黄蜀芹 extraordinary Woman Demon Human (Ren gui qing 人鬼情, 1987) has been acclaimed as China's first feminist film.

Doctoral Funding Schemes Available at UCL Americas

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UCL Institute of the Americas

The UCL Institute of the Americas is delighted to announce a range of studentships for autumn 2017 entry. Please follow this link for information.

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