UCL Institute of the Americas


Latest Event Recordings

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Whiteness in Latin America

Dr Ericka Denise Edwards (University of North Carolina, Charlotte), Dr Ignacio Aguiló (University of Manchester) and Dr Lamonte Aidoo (Duke University)

October 6, 2021

Still shot of virtual event 'Whiteness in Latin America' showing various participants and speakers

Deporting Black Britons: Portraits of Deportation to Jamaica

Dr Luke de Noronha (UCL Sara Parker Remond Centre)

October 20, 2021

Dr Luke de Noronha

The Politics of Social Protection during Times of Crisis: COVID-19 & Cash Transfers in Latin America

Professor Merike Blofield (GIGA, Hamburg)

October 21, 2021

Professor Merike Blofield

The First Hybrid Regime: The Mexican political system during the Cold War

Professor Paul Gillingham (Northwestern University)

October 28, 2021

Dr Paul Gillingham

Sister Style: The Politics of Appearance for Black Women Political Elites

Professor Nadia E. Brown (Georgetown University)

November 8, 2021

Professor Nadia E. Brown

Barbados’s transition to Republic status in regional perspective

Professor Cynthia Barrow-Giles (UWI, Cavehill), H.E. Ambassador David Comissiong, Dr Derek O'Brien (Oxford Brookes), Professor Carolyn Cooper (UWI, Mona)

November 10, 2021

Photograph of Queen Elizabeth II inspecting troops of Afro-Caribbean ethnic background at an undisclosed location

Alternative Grammars of Anti-racism in Latin America

Dr Mónica G Moreno Figueroa (Cambridge), Professor Peter Wade (Manchester)

November 25, 2021

[from l to r] Dr Monica Figueroa and Professor Peter Wade

Policy delinking: How Policymakers Protect Controversial Policies in Court

Dr Ursula B Hackett (Royal Holloway, University of London)

December 9, 2021

Screengrab of Dr Ursula B. Hackett during the presentation of her paper

Cuba: An American History

Professor Ada Ferrer (NYU)

December 14, 2021

Professor Ada Ferrer

The Costs of Inequality in Latin America: Lessons and Warnings for the Rest of the World

Professor Diego Sánchez-Ancochea (Oxford)

January 13, 2022

Professor Diego Sanchez-Ancochea

Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution

Professor Sudhir Hazareesingh (Oxford)

February 16, 2022

Professor Sudhir Hazareesingh

Labour Rebellions of the francophone Caribbean: the 1930 Darboussier Strike in Guadeloupe

Dr Kesewa John (UCL Institute of the Americas)

March 9, 2022

Dr Kesewa John

Can unconditional cash transfers encourage voters to cast ballots? Evidence from Brazil

Dr Victor Araujo (University of Zurich)

March 10, 2022

Dr Victor Araujo

The Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorship Lecture: América and the Elites without History

Professor Ricardo López-Pedreros (Western Washington University / Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor, UCL Institute of the Americas)

March 15, 2022

Professor Ricardo López-Pedreros

Book launch: High-Risk Feminism in Colombia. Women's Mobilization in Violent Contexts

Dr Julia Zulver (Marie Skłodowska-Curie research fellow at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies and the Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas (UNAM, Mexico))

May 12, 2022

Dr Julia Zulver

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