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Postgraduate Open Day
Wednesday 4 February 2009. Follow the link for more details.

New title: The Political Economy of the Public Budget in the Americas, edited by Diego Sánchez-Ancochea and Iwan Morgan.

The Institute will be moving to Senate House in spring 2009. Please see the announcement from the School of Advanced Study.

Visiting Professorial Fellowships at the School of Advanced Study are available now - apply before 31 January 2009.

ISA launches new United States Presidency Centre. Follow the link for more details.

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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.
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Forthcoming events:

Wednesday 14 January, 17:00 - 19:00
From the "Paris of the West Indies" to the Antillean Pompeii: St. Pierre, Martinique, at the time of its decimation in 1902
John Cowley, Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Abstract

Thursday 15 January, 16:00
Minor League, Major Problems:  The Case Against a League of Democracies
Charles Kupchan, Georgetown University
Organised by SOAS and the Institute for the Study of the Americas

Thursday 15 January, 17:30 - 19:30
Making a New Deal for Rural Workers: The Southern Tenant Farmers' Union and the Mississippi River Flood of 1937

Jarod Heath Roll, University of Sussex

Tuesday 20 January, 18:00 - 19:30
The Defence of Human Rights and the Right to Defend: Human Rights and Lawyers in Colombia
Sara Chandler, College of Law
Organised by: The Society for Advanced Legal Studies and the Institute for the Study of the Americas
Poster | Abstract and Bio

Wednesday 21 January, 17:30 - 19:30
Globalisation and the State: What lessons does the Latin American 'new left' offer?
Peadar Kirby, University of Limerick
Bio

Thursday 22 January, 17:00 - 19:30
A Precursor to Peace: Building Dialogue among the Armed Forces, Civil Society and ex-Guerrilleros in Colombia
Jennifer Schirmer, University of Oslo

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