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Academy has awarded Dr Paulo Drinot of the UCL Institute of the Americas and
Professor Marcos Cueto of the Fundação Oswaldo Cruz a Newton Mobility Grant for
a project titled: 'Latin
American Studies Journals in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: the UK
and the Brazilian Experiences'.
Published: Jul 23, 2015 10:42:08 AM
Professor Maxine Molyneux was invited to speak at a conference on 'Substantive Equality for Women: Connecting Human Rights and Public Policy' held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, in June. The all-day event was organized and supported by three UN agencies, UN Women, the UN’s Research Institute in Social Development (UNRISD), and the Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) to discuss the issues raised in UN Women’s Progress of the World’s Women report, published earlier this year. Maxine Molyneux’s presentation was on the role of international instruments in advancing social policy and social protection with reference to Latin America. More...
Published: Jul 13, 2015 10:54:05 AM
The awards, sponsored by Santander Universities,
aim to foster research collaboration between UCL and universities in Argentina,
Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico, and are available to cover travel,
accommodation and subsistence costs associated with focused visits to potential
research collaborators, up to a maximum value of £2,500 per participant.
Published: Jul 9, 2015 4:49:52 PM
We are delighted to report that Dr Althea Legal-Miller, Teaching Fellow in African American Civil Rights at UCL - Institute of the Americas, has been awarded one of the AHRC International
Placement fellowships at the Kluge Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. Dr Legal-Miller
will take up her fellowship in 2016 for four months. Congratulations!
Published: Jul 9, 2015 11:07:09 AM
The British Academy is calling for Newton Advanced Fellowship applications under the Newton Fund. The Newton Fund is an initiative that aims to develop the long-term sustainable growth and welfare of partner countries through building research and innovation capacity, and forms part of the UK's Official Development Assistance commitment. More...
Published: Jul 6, 2015 10:28:57 AM
The British Academy is calling for applications for Newton Mobility Grants under the Newton Fund. The Newton Fund is an initiative that aims to develop the long-term sustainable growth and welfare of partner countries through building research and innovation capacity, and forms part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance commitment. More...
Published: Jul 6, 2015 10:22:55 AM
Published: Jun 29, 2015 3:32:15 PM
The Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences, together with the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, has established a UCL Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences (UCLIAS). The UCLIAS contributes to all six of the principal themes of UCL Strategy 2034. More...
Published: Jun 26, 2015 12:39:34 PM
UCL Institute of the Americas is pleased to report on the success of the first international seminar on Chile and the Inter-American Human Rights System, which took place on May 20 2015. The event was co-organised by UCL-IA's PhD student Juan Smart, in conjunction with fellows from other institutions. Read Juan's full report here. Congratulations to Juan and the organising committee. More...
Published: May 27, 2015 10:51:45 AM
A short update on what's going on at UCL-Institute at the Americas at the moment: More...
Published: May 22, 2015 11:13:04 AM
UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is pleased to announce that Dr Néstor Castañeda will be joining us in September as the newly appointed Lecturer in Latin American Political Economy. He is currently a Lecturer of Governance and Policy at the University of Southampton. He gained his PhD in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh and an MA in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas. More...
Published: May 19, 2015 12:42:30 PM