The next School of Adanced Study postgraduate open day will take place on Wednesday 6 February 2013. School open days offer an excellent opportunity to find out more about postgraduate study and research opportunities across the School. You will have the opportunity to meet and talk to teaching, supervisory and student support staff, and current and past students. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in attending. Option sessions offered include: Funding your study Making an application How postgraduate study can help your career
ISA is pleased to present the January issue of 'Americas Plural'. For all the latest news and views from the Institute for the Study of the Americas please click here. We welcome your feedback and thoughts for later editions at email@example.com Enjoy reading.
Following her work as principal investigator of the ISA project Liberalism in the Americas , Dr Deborah Toner's conference report has been published by Revista de Estudios Históricos de la Masonería, Universidad de Costa Rica.(4:2 (Dec. 2012-Apr. 2013) Follow this link to access it.
17 January, 5.30 pm, Senate House, Room 349 (3rd floor) Stars (2007), by Federico León and Marcos Martinez, followed by an open discussion with the audience. Free Entrance. All Welcomed. Invited speaker: Dr. Joanna Page (University of Cambridge) On January 17, the Institute for the Study of the Americas (University of London) will feature the first of a series of groundbreaking Argentine productions that offer stimulating responses to issues of gender, race, inequality, politics, community, and the future.
With presentations from ISA Director, Professor Linda Newson and Lecturer in US Politics, Dr Matthew Alan Hill, the forthcoming School of Advanced Study Deans Seminar will explore the impact the international arena, in particular the consequences of the US missions in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as its engagement in the Arab Spring’s Libya, had in this re-focussing of the way in which US national interests were to be either attained or explained. For more information click here. 16 January 2013, 12:30 - 14:00 Room 246 Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU
An opportunity has arisen for a Research Administrator to work on our Atlantic Archive project under the supervision of Dr Matthew Alan Hill. An opportunity has arisen for an individual to provide dedicated administrative support to assist the Project Manager in selecting which government documents should be prioritised for digitisation. The postholder will be responsible for visiting The National Archives (TNA) to create digital images of the documented to be digitised, and to review digital images of documents already taken and create meta-data.
Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives examines the relationship between legal pluralities and the prospects for greater gender justice in developing countries. Rather than asking whether legal pluralities are ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for women, the starting point of this volume is that legal pluralities are a social fact.
With registration now open, ISA is pleased to release the latest update on its forthcoming conference, 'Democracy Promotion: Hegemony, Resistance and the Shifting Discourses of Democracy in International Relations'. To view the preliminary panel details click here To register for the conference click here.
Democracy Promotion: Hegemony, Resistance and the Shifting Discourses of Democracy in International Relations 01 February 2013, 09:00 - 17:30 The Senate Room, Senate House, First Floor For more event information click here. To register please click here.
For more information click here. We invite paper proposals on any topics related to the conference themes. Please submit paper proposals of 350 words to Matthew Alan Hill firstname.lastname@example.org and Luc-André Brunet L.Brunet@lse.ac.uk . Any questions about any aspects of the submission process should also be directed to the academic convenors. The deadline for abstract submission is Monday, 14 January 2013. An earlier submission is encouraged. Successful submissions will be notified by 25 January 2013.