UCL Institute of the Americas


Event Recording Archive: 2013 - July 2022

Podcast archive of selected events (lectures, seminars, discussion panels, etc.), organised by UCL Institute of the Americas up until June 2021.

JAN 2013 - MAR 2014OCT 2014 - JUL 2015SEP 2015 - MAY 2016
SEP 2016 - JUN 2017OCT 2017 - MAY 2018OCT 2018 - JUL 2019
OCT 2019 - JUL 2020SEP 2020 - JUN 2021OCT 2021 - JUL 2022

October 2021 to July 2022

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


Deporting Black Britons: Portraits of Deportation to Jamaica

Dr Luke de Noronha (UCL Sara Parker Remond Centre)

October 20, 2021


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

Professor Merike Blofield (GIGA, Hamburg)

October 21, 2021


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

Professor Paul Gillingham (Northwestern University)

October 28, 2021


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

Professor Nadia E. Brown (Georgetown University)

November 8, 2021


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


Alternative Grammars of Anti-racism in Latin America

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

November 25, 2021


Policy delinking: How Policymakers Protect Controversial Policies in Court

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

December 9, 2021


Cuba: An American History

Professor Ada Ferrer (NYU)

December 14, 2021


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

Professor Diego Sánchez-Ancochea (Oxford)

January 13, 2022


Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution

Professor Sudhir Hazareesingh (Oxford)

February 16, 2022


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

Dr Kesewa John (UCL Institute of the Americas)

March 9, 2022


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

Dr Victor Araujo (University of Zurich)

March 10, 2022


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


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


The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America

Professor Maria Victoria Murillo Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies | Professor in the Department of Political Science and in the School of International and Public Affairs (all at Columbia University)

May 26, 2022


Latin American Trans Histories | workshops and roundtables

An event organised by Dr Patricio Simonetto (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, UCL Institute of the Americas) and Professor Mir Yarfitz (Wake Forest University); various speakers and participants

July 7 & 8, 2022

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September 2020 to June 2021

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

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

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

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

June 2, 2021

The West India Regiments in the War of 1812

Professor Tim Lockley (Warwick)

May 19, 2021

Book launch: 'The Surrendered' by José Carlos Agüero

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

April 29 2021

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

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

April 28 2021

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

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

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

Professor John Fabian Witt (Yale)

March 22 2021

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

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

Dr Nicole Willson (UCLAN-IBAR)

March 10 2021

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

Dr Kathryn Olivarius (Stanford)

March 8 2021

Book Launch: Los Feminismos en América Latina

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

March 3 2021

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

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

Professor Manuel Barcia (Leeds)
February 10 2021

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

Dr Randy M Browne (Xavier University)
January 20 2021

Maradona: Global Icon

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

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

Dr Leo Zeilig (University of London)
December 9 2020

Race, Sex, and Disease in the Early Caribbean: Understanding Yaws and Syphilis

Dr Katherine Paugh (Oxford)
December 2 2020

Book launch: Soldiers, Saints and Shamans: Indigenous Communities and the Revolutionary State in Mexico's Gran Nayar, 1910-1940

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

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

The November 2020 Peru Parliamentary Coup: an Assessment

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

November 19 2020

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

Book launch: Narratives of Migration, Relocation and Belonging: Latin Americans in London

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

Cuba and COVID-19

Professor Pedro Más Bermejo, Dr Emily Morris
October 28 2020

Mexico's Fourth Transformation under Andrés Manuel López Obrador: an interim assessment

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

States of Exception in American History - book launch

Professor Gary Gerstle, Dr Joel Isaac
September 24 2020

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October 2019 to July 2020

Sexing the Blue Tide: The Backlash Against Sexual and Gender Justice in Latin America 

Professor Constanza Tabbush, Professor Jonathan Bell, Professor Maxine Molyneux
July 16 2020

The Covid-19 Crisis in the United States in Historical Perspective 

Professor Gareth Davies
June 11 2020

Covid-19 in the Americas: a roundtable discussion

Professor Paulo Drinot, Professor Maxine Molyneux, Professor Iwan Morgan
June 4 2020

Giovanni Alvarez (Colombia's Special Jurisdiction for Peace)

Mr Giovanni Álvarez
February 26 2020

US Foreign Policy Series: India-American Relations 1942-1962: Rooted in the Liberal International Order

Dr Atul Bhardwaj
February 10 2020

Vernacular Latin Americanisms: War, the Market, and the Making of a Discipline

Professor Fernando Degiovanni, Professor Mark Thurner, Professor Nicola Miller 
January 29 2020

US Foreign Policy Series: US Cold War Diplomacy in a Hostile Environment: From Indochina to Iran

Dr Alex Ferguson, Dr Darius Wainwright
January 27 2020

The UK, the EU and Brexit - a Canadian view

Professor Mel Cappe
November 25 2019

Unsilencing the Haitian Revolution and Refiguring Toussaint Louverture: CLR James's The Black Jacobins Flourishes Again

Dr Rachel Douglas
November 20 2019

Book launch: 'El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America'

Dr Carrie Gibson
October 30 2019

US Foreign Policy Series: The Changing Nature of US Warfare in the 21st Century

Panellists: Dr Chris Fuller, Dr Maria Ryan and Dr Tom Watts
October 22 2019

Mexico’s Transformation in the Shadow of Trump’s America

Laura Carlsen
October 8 2019

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October 2018 - July 2019

UCL Institute of the Americas Canadian Studies Conference 2019  Panel 3

'The Temptation of War: alcohol and the Canadian forces’ by Luke Flanagan
'The Khaki University of Canada – Hope for a Better Future’ by Diana Beaupré and Adrian Watkinson
July 5 2019

Book launch: The Mobilization and Demobilization of Middle-Class Revolt

Daniel Ozarow
June 18 2019

Colombia: Grassroots Perspectives on what makes for Peace

Chair: Louise Winstanley, Programme and Advocacy Manager, ABColombia 
Panel: Danilo Rueda, Executive Secretary, Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission, Colombia, Sara Chandler, member of the Colombia Caravana UK Lawyers Group and Susi Bascon, Peace Brigades International UK
Organisers: ABColombia 
June 11 2019

Political Socialities: Affect and Everyday Activism in Hell Yard, Trinidad

Maarit Forde
June 05 2019

Canada and Slavery in Lower Canada Newspapers, 1789-1793

Dr Eleanor Bird
Mar 18 2019

"The Slave Master of Trinidad": William Hardin Burnley

Professor Selwyn R. Cudjoe 
Mar 12 2019

Canadian Planning and its British Connections

Catherine Mary Ulmer
Mar 04 2019

Leon Trotsky and Canadian POW camps in the First World War

Mark Minenko (PhD Law candidate at King’s College London)
Feb 04 2019

Decolonization without Independence: Nationalism and Assimilation in the Non-Sovereign Caribbean

Grace Carrington (Doctoral research student at LSE)
Jan 16 2019

The structure and significance of British Caribbean slave-ownership 1763-1833

Dr Nick Draper (Director at UCL Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership)
Nov 21 2018

The Caribbean Frontier: Learning from the ‘small’ islands - St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Philip Nanton (Honorary Research Associate at University of Birmingham)
Nov 14 2018

Québec General Election of October 2018: a panel discussion

James Kennedy (Edinburgh University), Christopher Kirkey (State University of New York), Jocelyn Letourneau (Laval University), Tony McCulloch (UCL Institute of the Americas)
Oct 15 2018

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October 2017 to May 2018

Challenges for the Cuban Revolution in the post-Castro Era

Professors Antoni Kapcia (Nottingham), Ricardo Torres (Centro de Estudios de la Economia Cubana), Jorge Pena Diaz (Universidad Tecnologica de La Habana), Joiselen Cazanave Macias (Universidad Tecnologica de La Habana)
May 18 2018

Book launch: 'Citizenship in Transnational Perspective - Australia, Canada, and New Zealand'

Dr. Jatinder Mann (Baptist University Honk Kong)
May 17 2018

Fruitful Fictions, Partial Truths: New Dilemmas in Caribbean Research

Richard and Sally Price (independent anthropology scholars)
May 14 2018

Book launch: 'Just Watch Us: RCMP Surveillance of the Women's Liberation Movement in Cold War Canada'

Professor Christabelle Sethna (University of Ottawa) and Dr. Steve Hewitt (Birmingham)
May 10 2018

An Hour of Canadian Poetry, Writing and Politics

Gary Geddes and Ann Eriksson (Canadian scholars and writers)
April 30 2018

Mining, social conflict and alternatives in Peru and Colombia

Panel discussion - various speakers

April 23 2018

The Pollution Bandwagon: The Fight Against Car Pollution in Montreal, 1960s-1970s

Dr. Valerie Poirier (University of Guelph)
April 9 2018

Representing Post-Soviet Cuba: Media, Literature and Cultural Memory

Dr. Ivan Darias Alfonso (Cuban scholar), Dr. Angela Dorado Otero (QMUL) and Dr. Juan Orlando Perez Gonzalez (Roehampton)
February 7 2018

Annual UCL Americas Richard Neustadt Lecture: David Sehat on 'Founders Chic: Why Americans Think the Founding Fathers Have All the Answers'

Professor David Sehat (Georgia State University)
February 1 2018

Historical antecedents and post-WW II regionalism in the Americas

Dr. Tom Long (University of Warwick)
January 31 2018

Hurricane 'Maria': Puerto Rico's Not-So-Natural Disaster

Dr. Patria Roman (University of Loughborough), Dr. Melissa Fernandez Arrigoitia (University of Lancaster), Dr. Janialy Ortiz Camacho, Dr. Gibran Cruz-Martinez (University of Agder, Norway)
January 25 2018

Book launch: 'Winning our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960'

Dr. Nicholas Grant (University of East Anglia)
December 7 2017

Brexit: Avoiding a Caribbean Hangover

Edwin Laurent (The Ramphal Institute)
December 6 2017

Activism in Zones of Violence and Institutional Fragility: The Case of Michoacan, Mexico

Dr. Trevor Stack (Aberdeen)
November 29 2017

The Political Futility of Counterinsurgency

Dr. Manuel Vogt (UCL)
November 23 2017

Trump's Wall at Nixon's Border: Operation 'Intercept', Hemispheric Drug War and the Border Wall

Dr. Patrick Timmons (journalist and writer)
November 14 2017

Dr. Aleida Guevara at UCL: Cuban Medical Internationalism

Dr. Aleida Guevara (Cuban paediatrician)
November 10 2017

Eva Perón and the Women's Vote: Credit Where It's Due?

Dr. Jill Hedges (Oxford Analytica)
November 2 2017

Assessing Argentina's October 2017 mid-term Elections

Various speakers
October 24 2017

Che: Myth, Man, and Legacy

Various speakers
October 9 2017

'Arguing around Toussaint': The Black Jacobin in an Age of Revolutions

Professor Charles Forsdick (University of Liverpool)
October 4 2017

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September 2016 to June 2017

Co-producing Brazilian Prison Order

Dr Sacha Darke (University of Westminster)
June 7, 2017

Book launch: 'City in Common: Culture and Community in Buenos Aires'

Dr James Scorer (Manchester)
May 31, 2017

Book launch: 'Peru: Elite Power and Political Capture'

Dr John Crabtree (Saint Antony's College) and Dr Francisco Durand (Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru)
May 19, 2017

'Uberisation' of work: contemporary subsumption of the very modern and precarious 'independent worker'

Dr Ludmila Abilio (University of São Paulo)
April 3, 2017

Blood of Extraction: Canadian Imperialism in Latin America

Todd Gordon (Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford, Canada), Jeffery R. Webber (Queen Mary University of London)
March 27, 2017

Urban Protest and Informal Democracy in Venezuela

Alejandro Velasco (NYU)
March 22, 2017

Annual UCL Quebec Lecture: The Rise and Fall of French Canadian Loyalism

Damien-Claude Bélanger (University of Ottawa)
March 20, 2017

'Cuba is already ours': Annexationists, filibusterers, and the United States' struggle to buy Cuba, c. 1820-1898

Carrie Gibson
March 15, 2017

Politics, Gender and Health: Insight from Argentina's Provinces

James McGuire (Wesleyan University)
March 13, 2017

Building the Modern State in Developing Countries: Understanding the Relationship between Security and Taxes with Evidence from Mexico

Gustavo Flores-Macias (Cornell)
March 9, 2017

Book launch: 'The Last Day of Oppression and the First Day of the Same'

Jeffery R Webber (Queen Mary University of London)
March 8, 2017

Rating the American Presidents from George Washington to Donald Trump: A UK Perspective

Michael Patrick Cullinane (Roehampton), Iwan Morgan (UCL Americas), Simon Rofe (SOAS)
March 8, 2017

Canada-UK Colloquium report on the UK, Canada and Global Warming

Philip Peacock, Nicolas Maclean (both Canada-UK Council) and Lucien Goergeson (UCL Geography)
March 6, 2017

Trump's Triumph and Early Days: a Historian's Perspective

Elizabeth Tandy Shermer (Loyola University, Chicago)
February 21, 2017

Magical Realities: Staged authenticity and the Haida People of Canada

Jane Lovell (Canterbury Christ Church University)
February 20, 2017

'1.5 oC to stay alive'?: climate change, imperialism and 'co2lonialism' in the Caribbean

Leon Sealey-Huggins (Warwick)
February 15, 2017

The Annual Eleanor Roosevelt Lecture: Sir Keir Starmer, MP on Human Rights

Sir Keir Starmer MP
February 9, 2017

The politics of left-wing militants' confessions to past violence in Latin America

Leigh A. Payne (Oxford)
February 1, 2017

Inside the 'Car Wash': corruption scandal or a systemic 'illicit financial Quid Pro Quo' in Brazil?

Fernanda Odilla V. de Figueiredo (KCL Brazil Institute)
January 31, 2017

Coalitions and Compliance: The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Patents in Latin America

Kenneth Shadlen (LSE)
January 25, 2017

Whiteness and Weddings in the 'Post'-Colonial, Neo-liberal Economies of the Caribbean

Karen Wilkes (Birmingham City University)
January 18, 2017

Explaining the Role of Violence in the Brazilian State

Anthony Pereira (KCL Brazil Institute)
January 11, 2017

Cuba after Fidel

Hal Klepak (UCL Americas Visiting Fellow), Jean Stubbs (UCL Americas Associate Fellow) 
December 7, 2016

Is CARICOM Sustainable? Assessing the (Youth) Participation Deficit

Terri-Ann Gilbert-Roberts (University of West Indies)
December 7, 2016

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

Iwan Morgan (UCL Americas)
December 2, 2016

'Happy Go Lucky Fellow': The 1966 Bombing on Parliament Hill and Lone-actor Terrorism in Canada 

Steve Hewitt (Birmingham)
November 28, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Election: A Roundtable

Clodagh Harrington (De Montfort), Tom Packer (Oxford), Timothy Stanley (The Telegraph)
November 17, 2016

Creative Economy in Peru: Balance and Perspectives

Felix Lossio (Newcastle), Richard Naylor (BOP Consulting), Cristina Rosemberg (Technopolis Group)
November 16, 2016

Cirque du Soleil - and Beyond: Quebec's Expanding Circus Worlds

Professor Charles R. Batson (Union College, Schenectady, NY)
Event date: November 14, 2016

White Cannibalism in the Slave Trade: The Case of the Arrogante

Professor Manuel Barcia (Leeds)
November 9, 2016

Beyond Tragedy: The Grenada Revolution, Remebrance and Renewal

Professor Shalini Puri (Pittsburgh)
October 28, 2016

Transitional Justice in Latin America: The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability

Cath Collins (Ulster), Pilar Domingo (ODI), Par Engstrom (UCL Americas)
October 25, 2016

13 Presidents: On the Road with the American Presidents

Marisa Futernick (author), Iwan Morgan (UCL Americas)
October 20, 2016

Colombia's Peace Agreement: Challenges of Implementation

Grace Livingstone (ILAS), Nick Morgan (Newcastle), Louise Winstanley (ABColombia), Par Engstrom (UCL Americas)
October 19, 2016

Drug Violence and Human Rights in Mexico

Monica Serrano (El Colegio de Mexico)
October 11, 2016

Varieties of Capitalism and Crisis in Latin America: Labour Policies and Union Power (in Spanish only)

Graciela Bensusán (UAM Xochimilco, Mexico; FLACSO Mexico)
October 5, 2016

Cuba: Redefining the Model

Bert Hoffmann (GIGA Hamburg), Laurence Whitehead (Oxford), Vegard Bye (Oslo); discussant: Maxine Molyneux (UCL Americas)
October 3, 2016

Disappearances in Mexico Two Years After (and Three Years Before!) Ayotzinapa

Leticia Hidalgo (FUNDENL), Ed Vulliamy (The Observer, The Guardian), Thomas Rath (UCL History)
September 21, 2016

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September 2015 to May 2016

Growth and Development through Economic Integration in Central America

Javier A Gutierrez (Secretariat of Economic Integration of Central America)

May 31, 2016

Black Power and the Struggle over Public Education in Atlanta, 1960-1980

Dr Tom Adam Davis (Sussex)

May 19, 2016

What Future for Caribbean-EU Relations? Reflections on a Challenged Partnership

HE Ambassador Dylan Vernon (Belizean ambassador to the EU)

May 18, 2016

'Stop Asking the Women to Workshop You': Cultures of Inequality in Higher Education

Dr Say Burgin and Dr Kate Dossett (both from Leeds University)

May 12, 2016

Language rights and indigenous people in Peru: new articulations of hegemony?

Dr Rosaleen Howard (Newcastle)

May 11, 2016

Principled Agents: Human Rights and Regulatory Politics in Latin America

Dr Tom Pegram (UCL Global Governance Institute)

May 4, 2016

Book launch: A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution

Dr Steve Cushion

April 27, 2016

Tax Compliance in Latin America: When Do People Respond?

Dr Carlos Scartascini (Inter-American Development Bank)

April 19, 2016

The Richard E Neustadt Annual Lecture: Everybody Believes in Democracy Until He Gets to the White House: The Unilateral Legacy of Barack Obama

Professor Andrew Rudalevige (Bowdoin College, Maine)

March 21, 2016

Scotland and the Caribbean: Atlantic Archipelagos

Dr Michael Morris (Liverpool John Moores)

March 16, 2016

The UCL Annual Canadian Studies Lecture: Justin Trudeau's First 100 Days

Professor Christopher Kirkey (State University New York, Plattsburgh)

March 14, 2016

The Jewish Indian Theory: the Problem of the Origin of the American Populations (XVIth - XVIIth Centuries)

Professor Nathan Wachtel (Collège de France)

March 9, 2016

Book launch: 'Latin America's Leaders'

Professor Laura Tedesco (St Louis University, Madrid; book's author)

March 7, 2016

Police Violence and the Internet in Brazil: New Visibilities of Historical Patterns?

Dr Graham Denyer Willis (Cambridge)

March 2, 2016

Canada's Response to its October 2014 Terrorist Attacks

Professor Kent Roach (Toronto)

February 29, 2016

America's Global Power and its Foreign Policy Thinkers

Professor John A Thompson (Cambridge); Dr David Milne (East Anglia)

February 25, 2016

Canada, NAFTA, CETA and TPP

Professor Earl H Fry (Toronto)

February 22, 2016

Making 'Race': the work of the slave-owners

Professor Catherine Hall (UCL History)

February 17, 2016

Slave Rebellion, Race and Radicalism in Early Nineteenth-century England

Dr Ryan Hanley (Oxford)

January 27, 2016

Recognition as the Social Practice of Citizenship in Postemancipation Colombia

Dr Jason McGraw (Indiana)

January 20, 2016

Decolonizing Development: Kichwa and Tsachila women's engagement with postcolonial development

Professor Sarah Radcliffe (Cambridge)

On Fiction and Crime in Twentieth-Century Mexico

Professor Pablo Piccato (Columbia)

December 4, 2015

Book launch: Race, Class, and the Politics of Decolonization: Jamaica Journals, 1961 and 1968

Professor Colin Clarke (Oxford; book's author)

December 2, 2015

Quebec in the British American Orbit 1760-1774

Gareth Davis (UCL History)

November 30, 2015

Beyond Civil Rights: The Moynihan Report and Its Legacy

Professor Daniel Geary (Trinity College Dublin)

November 23, 2015

Arrangements of Convenience: Conflict, Crime and Security in Colombia's Borderlands

Dr Annette Idler (Oxford)

November 18, 2015

The American Civil War and Canadian Confederation

Professor Phillip Buckner (University of New Brunswick, and UCL Americas Honorary Professorial Fellow)

November 18, 2015

Gender and Protest at Morant Bay and in Post-Emancipation Caribbean

Professor Gad Heuman (Warwick, and UCL Americas Associate)

November 4, 2015

The Chilean Road to Capitalism: the role of agrarian reform and peasant revolt before the coup

Professor Jose Bengoa (Academia de Humanismo Cristiano, Santiago de Chile)

October 28, 2015

Argentina: Analysing the Results of the General Elections

Professor Francisco Panizza (LSE), Dr Ana Margheritis (Southampton), Dr Celia Szusterman (Institute of Statecraft)

October 27, 2015

Canada decides: the outcome of the Canadian general elections

Professor Michael Hawes (Queens University, Ontario), Professor Steve Hewitt (Birmingham), Professor Christopher Kirkey (SUNY Plattsburgh), Dr Jocelyn Létourneau (Laval University)

October 26, 2016

Newfoundland, North America and the British Empire, 1900-1914

Professor James K Hiller (Emeritus, Memorial University of Newfoundland)

October 12, 2015

Inequality in the Americas: An International Perspective

Professor Andres Solimano (CIGLOB, Santiago de Chile)

October 7, 2015

Book launch: 'Medicine and Public Health in Latin America: A History' 

Professor Marcos Cueto (book's co-author; Fundaçâo Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and Dr Chris Abel (UCL)

October 5, 2015

'Am I not a Man and a Soldier?' (Re-)imagining the West India Regiment in the Age of Abolition

Professor David Lambert (Warwick)

September 30, 2015

Ayotzinapa: One Year After

Dr Thomas Rath (UCL History), Maria de Vecchi (UCL Americas), Rupert Knox (University of Sheffield and formerly from Amnesty International), Professor Monica Serrano (Colegio de Mexico), Dr Benjamin Smith (University of Warwick)

September 22, 2015

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October 2014 to July 2015

The Annual UCL Canadian Studies Lecture: So Near and Yet So Far: Lessons from the Quebec Referendum of 1995

Sir Nicholas Bayne KCMG (LSE; former British High Commissioner to Canada, 1992-6)

July 2, 2015

The Challenges of Cyberspace in Canada and the UK: Living and Working in a Digital Era

Philip Peacock and Nicolas Maclean CMG (both Canada-UK Council)

June 22, 2015

The Most Homophobic Place on Earth? Caribbean Myths and Realities

Dr Rosamond S. King (Brooklyn College, CUNY)

June 16, 2015

Cocaine Trafficking from Latin America to Europe: Research Methods and Recent Trends

Dr Damian Zaitch (Utrecht University)

June 10, 2015

Prospects for the Creation of a NAFTA-EU Trade and Investment Partnership

Professor Earl H. Fry (Brigham Young University)

June 8, 2015

C.L.R. James's Intellectual Conquest of Imperial Britain

Dr Christian Høgsbjerg (independent scholar)

June 3, 2015

Latin America Five Years After the Storm: Economic and Social Challenges

Professor Juan Carlos Moreno Brid (UNAM, Mexico)

May 21, 2015

Commonwealth States and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Dr Harold Young (Georgia State University)

May 19, 2015

Leadership in the Cuban Revolution - The Unseen Story

Professor Antoni Kapcia (Nottingham)

May 13, 2015

Latin America 2005-2015: A Lost Decade or a Won Decade?

Professor Francisco Panizza (LSE)

May 1, 2015

Genomics, Race and Multi-culturalism in Latin America

Dr Peter Wade (Manchester)

April 30, 2015

Freedom of expression, power and the media in Mexico: the case of Carmen Aristegui

Dr Ella McPherson (Cambridge) and Jose-Antonio Brambila (Sheffield)

April 21, 2015

Book launch: 'The Politics of Autonomy: the Art of Organising Hope'

Dr Ana Cecilia Dinerstein (Bath; book's author)

April 10, 2015

Book launch: 'Your Time is Done Now. Slavery, Resistance and Defeat: the Maroon Wars of Dominica (1813-1814)'

Polly Patullo, book's author and publisher

March 19, 2015

Violence Against Women in Mexico and Central America

Laura Carlsen (Americas Program - Center for International Policy CIP), Marilyn Thomson (Central America Women's Network CAWN), Lorena Fuentes (Birkbeck College)

March 9, 2015

Mexico - Europe 1914: Total War

Professor Alan Knight (Oxford)

November 19, 2014

China and Latin America: from Cyberspace to the Farm Gate

Dr Adrian Hearn (Melbourne) and Professor Ariel C. Armony (Pittsburgh)

October 27, 2014

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January 2013 to March 2014

Inaugural lecture: Trans-national Americans: Latin American Perspectives on Recent Trends in Pan-American Immigration 

Professor Maxine Molyneux (UCL Americas)

March 25, 2014

Gender Equality and Women's Rights in Latin America

Professor Maxine Molyneux (UCL Americas)

March 6, 2014

Obama's America: The Significance of the 2012 Elections

Professor Iwan Morgan (UCL Americas)

January 17, 2013

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