Open Day
Wednesday 4 February 2009
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ISA launches new United States Presidency Centre. Follow the link for more details.

Autumn 2008 issue of SAS News now available, featuring a special issue on Human Rights

New Institute Director: Professor Maxine Molyneux has been appointed ISA Director from 1 September 2008. See the announcement regarding the Directorship, as well as Maxine's biography for more details.

Farewell to James Dunkerley:
The Institute bids fond farewell to James Dunkerley after ten years as Director. He will be missed! See the farewell speech given by Sir John Elliott at James's farewell.

About us

The Institute for the Study of the Americas promotes, coordinates and provides a focus for research and postgraduate teaching on the Americas - Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America and the United States - in the University of London.

Forthcoming events:

Friday 21 November, 14:00-17:00
Racial Identity among the Chinese Diaspora in the United States and Britain
Anna Pegler-Gordon, Michigan State University, Becky Francis, Roehampton University, and Miri Song, University of Kent

Saturday 22 November, 10:30 - 17:30
Latin American Music Seminar

Wednesday 26 November, 17:00 - 19:00
Colombia: an end to the war or more of the same?

Christopher Abel, UCL and ISA

Thursday 27 November, 17:30 - 20:00
The Making of the President 2008: The Contemporary and Historical Significance of the US Presidential Election

Speakers: Phil Davies, British Library Eccles Centre, Adam Smith, UCL, Jonathan Bell, University of Reading, Iwan Morgan, ISA

Saturday 29 November, 10:30 - 17:00
South American Archaeology Seminar

Monday 1 December, 17:00 - 20:00
Human Rights and Democracy

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