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UCL Research Network Seminar: 'Neoliberalism (part one) and Argentine History (part two)'

Publication date: Sep 4, 2013 11:56:04 AM

Start: Mar 11, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: Mar 11, 2014 7:30:00 PM

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

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The UCL Americas Research Network is pleased to present its fourth 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. The first part of today's seminar will focus on Neoliberalism whilst the second half will have Argentine history as its main topic; the following research projects will be presented:

Part One: Neoliberalism

Andres Palacios Lleras (UCL-Faculty of Laws)

Transplanting Neoliberal Legality: The Case of Latin American Competition Law

Alvaro Sanchez-Jimenez (UCL-Department of Geography)

City governments and public policies in times of austerity: A comparative study of Mar del Plata and Valencia.

Chair: Thomas Maier (UCL-Institute of the Americas)

Part two: Argentine History

Thomas Maier (UCL-Institute of the Americas)

The Shape of the State to Come: Transnationality and the Social Imaginary of the Welfare State in Argentina, 1930-1943

Tanya Filer (UCL-Spanish & Latin American Studies / History Departments)

Letters to the President: Popular desires for political intimacy in Menemist Argentina

Chair: Robbie Macrory (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.