UCL Institute of the Americas


Latest Event Recordings

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The Chilean Way towards a new Constitution: Questions to elected members of the Convention

Professor David Lehmann and Carla Moscoso (both Cambridge) in conversation with Professors Cristina Dorador (Universidad de Antofagasta, Chile) and Fernando Atria (Universidad de Chile)

June 30, 2021

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The UCL Americas 2021 Eleanor Roosevelt Lecture: Amy C. Offner on 'Sorting Out the Mixed Economy'

Dr Amy C. Offner (University of Pennsylvania)

June 3, 2021

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Pre-book launch: Legal Identity, Race and Belonging in the Dominican Republic

Dr Eve Hayes de Kalaf (CLACS, University of London)

June 2, 2021

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The West India Regiments in the War of 1812

Professor Tim Lockley (Warwick)

May 19, 2021

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Book launch: 'The Surrendered' by José Carlos Agüero

Professor Charles Walker, Professor Michael Lazzara (both UC Davies), Professor Vikki Bell (Goldsmiths)

April 29 2021

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Riff: The Shake Keane Story: An Itinerant Caribbean Artist's Life

Philip Nanton (independent scholar, writer, poet and performer)

April 28 2021

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Questions on Chile's Constitutional Convention

Professor David Lehmann and Carla Moscoso (both Cambridge) interview Professors Verónica Undurraga and Daniel Chernilo (both Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile)

March 30 2021

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Colonies to Country: Canada 1763 to 1867

Presentation of Volume 35 of the London Journal of Canadian Studies (LJCS) hosted by the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) in collaboration with the Journal's chief editor, Dr Tony McCulloch (UCL Americas)

Sir Nicholas Bayne (former High Commissioner to Canada), Professor Damien-Claude Bélanger (University of Ottawa), John Bird (University of Saskatchewan), Professor Richard Pound (McGill University), Professor Victoria Slonosky (McGill University)

March 23 2021

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American Contagions: Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19

Professor John Fabian Witt (Yale)

March 22 2021

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The Coronavirus Crisis in Brazil: an Initial Historical Assessment

Professor Marcos Cueto and Dr Gabriel Lopes (both Casa Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro)

March 15 2021

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Fanm Rebèl: Excavating the Histories of Haiti's Women Revolutionaries

Dr Nicole Willson (UCLAN-IBAR)

March 10 2021

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Necropolis: Disease, Power, and Immunity in Antebellum New Orleans

Dr Kathryn Olivarius (Stanford)

March 8 2021

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Book Launch: Los Feminismos en América Latina

Professor Dora Barrancos (Universidad de Buenos Aires), Professor Gabriela Cano (El Colegio de México)

March 3 2021

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Prospects of the Biden Presidency: Promise and Perils

Professor Andrew Rudalevige (Bowdoin College), Dr Julie Norman (UCL CUSP), Dr Emma Long (UAE), Dr Tom Packer (UCL CUSP/Institute of the Americas)

February 22 2021

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The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade

Professor Manuel Barcia (Leeds)
February 10 2021

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A Body of One's Own: The Early Making of 'Sex-Change' in Argentina: 1900-1930

Dr Patricio Simonetto (UCL Americas)
As a guest speaker at this event organised by Birkbeck College University of London | February 4 2021

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Slave Drivers, Slavery and Managing Enslaved Labourers on British Caribbean Plantations

Dr Randy M Browne (Xavier University)
January 20 2021

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Professor Brenda J. Elsey (Hofstra University), Professor Matthew Brown (Bristol) and Dr Ernesto Semán (Bergen)
December 10 2020

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Leo Zeilig on Walter Rodney's revolutionary organising and his trip to Hamburg in 1978

Dr Leo Zeilig (University of London)
December 9 2020

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Dr Katherine Paugh (Oxford)
December 2 2020

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Dr Nathaniel Morris (UCL History), Professor Benjamin Smith (Warwick), Dr Julie Gibbings (Edinburgh)
December 2 2020

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Latin American Countries and Women's Rights and Needs during the Pandemic

Dr Constanza Tabbush, Dr Silke Staab, Dr Eleonor Faur, Dr Jasmine Gideon, Dr Bila Sorj, Dr Paola Jiron, Professor Maxine Molyneux

November 23 2020

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The November 2020 Peru Parliamentary Coup: an Assessment

Viviana Baraybar, Mercedes Crisóstomo, Dr Alonso Gurmendi, Dr Rafael Novella

November 19 2020

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The Referendum in Chile's Process towards a Constitutional Assembly

Professor Emmanuelle Barozet, Professor Javier Couso, Dr Hassan Akram, Dr David Lehmann
November 2 2020

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Dr Patria Román Velázquez, Dr Jessica Retis, Professor Cathy McIlwaine, Professor Silvio Waisbord, Professor Maxine Molyneux
October 29 2020

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Professor Pedro Más Bermejo, Dr Emily Morris
October 28 2020

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Professor Alberto Olvera, Professor Laurence Whitehead, Professor Kevin Middlebrook
October 21 2020

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Professor Gary Gerstle, Dr Joel Isaac
September 24 2020

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