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UCL-Institute of the Americas was honored to host Prof Felipe Fernandez-Armesto on March 6 to deliver this lecture on the occasion of the launch of his latest book Our America. A Hispanic History of the United States (W.W.Norton and Company, London 2014).
Published: Mar 12, 2014 3:29:57 PM
UCL Institute of the Americas is delighted to
announce that the British Association of American Studies (BAAS) has nominated
Iwan Morgan, Professor of US Studies and Commonwealth Fund Professor of
American History, as BAAS Honorary Fellow for 2014. Iwan will
be the seventh holder of this annual award that was created in 2008.
Published: Mar 10, 2014 11:45:34 AM
Published: Feb 26, 2014 3:25:48 PM
UCL-Institute of the Americas is pleased to announce its participation in the UCL Graduate Bursary Support Scheme 2014 (also known as Graduate Support Scheme or Graduate Support Bursary). The scheme continues UCL’s tradition of making high quality education accessible. UCL was founded in 1826 to open up education in England for the first time to students of any background. It was also the first university to welcome female students on equal terms with men. More...
Published: Feb 24, 2014 2:53:21 PM
Listen to Monocle Radio's program on the occasion of the Obama-Harper-Pena Nieto meeting held in Toluca, Mexico, on February 19, with the participation of Prof Middlebrook (ten minutes into the program).
Published: Feb 20, 2014 11:57:54 AM
UCL - Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is delighted to announce the
Santander Universities Award of a £5,000 scholarship for our MA and MSc
Programmes. This award is for International Students applying from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay in September 2014. To be considered for this scheme, candidates must apply to any of our MA/MSc programmes by March 1 2004. Results will be announced on March 15 2014. Read more about this opportunity here.
Published: Feb 14, 2014 12:58:51 PM
The staff of UCL-Institute of the Americas are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Stuart Hall (3 February 1932 – 10 February 2014). Although his work has had a profound effect on studies of the Caribbean, Stuart Hall had reservations at being described as 'a Caribbean intellectual'. At a conference held in his honour in his native Jamaica in 2004, he confessed, 'My work has not been largely about the Caribbean. I have not been actively present in the enormously important work of trying to write the history of the Caribbean and Caribbean societies in the period of independence ... I am Caribbean in the most banal sense, in the sense that I was born here'. Yet while Hall rejected the 'naturalistic logic' implicit in the designation ('he was born here, so he must be a Caribbean intellectual'), he acknowledged that 'although in many moments of my life I have been thinking about what many people in the Caribbean would think of as other problems, other places, other dilemmas, it seems to me I have always been doing so through what I can only call the prism of my Caribbean formation'. More...
Published: Feb 11, 2014 7:20:58 PM
UCL - Institute of the Americas is delighted to announce that it has been granted a total of £34,000 in fee awards available for outstanding candidates to undertake a Masters from our suite of programmes. The awards are available for a September 2014 start, for both full-time and part-time students. More...
Published: Feb 4, 2014 3:16:46 PM
Published: Jan 23, 2014 12:34:46 PM
Published: Jan 17, 2014 12:25:50 PM
We are very pleased to
invite applications for a UCL-IA/BAAS Visiting Fellow in US Studies for
academic year 2014-15, to be based at UCL-Institute of the Americas. More information here. Closing date: February 14, 2014.
Published: Jan 15, 2014 4:22:35 PM