Events archive

North American Studies Seminar Series
Stephen Meili (University of Minnesota)
19 November 2012 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Fellows’ Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony’s College
Professor Stephen Meili is the Supervising Attorney in the Minnesota University Law School's Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, where students represent asylum-seekers and detained individuals in U... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Catherine Krull (Queen’s University, Canada), Jean Stubbs (University of London)
22 October 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk
People have long created their own cross-national systems, linked to commodity production and consumption flows, political and social upheavals, and migration. Stubbs and Krull interrogate the Cuban... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Covadonga Meseguer (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, Mexico)
15 October 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk
Walk The Mexican 3x1 Program for Migrants is a grant scheme through which the municipal, state, and federal governments match by 3 to 1 the funds that migrant clubs send to their hometowns to finance... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
José Luis Valdés Ugalde (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
8 October 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Fellows’ Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
In the relationship between the United States and Mexico, a paradigm for bilateral governance to address critical common issues such as trade, migration, and organized crime has historically been... Read more
North American Studies Programme Special Event
Robert Pastor (Director, Center for North American Studies, American University)
22 May 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Building on the ideas presented in his recent book of the same title (Oxford University Press, 2011), Professor Pastor will examine the forces that bind the continent together and the benefits to be... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Mónica Tapia Álvarez (Director of Alternativas y Capacidades, A. C. México)
21 May 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk
The speaker will reflect on the role of Mexican civil society on a range of current challenges such as those of violence, human rights and education reform. Mónica studied at El Colegio de México,... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Amy Hinterberger (University of Oxford)
14 May 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony's College
Since the sequencing of the human genome in 2003, biomedical genetics has been heralded as the key to eradicating diseases such as cancer and diabetes. Yet genetic science brings with it a host of... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Alan Taylor (University of California - Davis)
8 May 2012 - 5:00pm to 16 February 2015 - 5:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
In works such as American Colonies: The Settling of North America and his recent The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies. Professor Taylor looks... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Mark Aspinwall (University of Edinburgh)
30 April 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk
This talk will discuss how the NAFTA side agreements helped kick-start a process of governance change in Mexican environmental and labour politics. Rule of law, public participation, and transparency... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Laurence Whitehead (Official Fellow in Politics, Nuffield College)
5 March 2012 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk
North American Studies Seminar Series
Hal Klepak (Emeritus Professor of History, Royal Military College of Canada)
23 February 2012 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk
Cuba and Canada, uniquely in the hemisphere, have had a closer relationship since 1959 than the one they enjoyed before the Revolution. Why has a loyal NATO member, closely aligned on so many matters... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Doug Saunders (Europe Correspondent, The Globe and Mail (Toronto); Author, Arrival City: How the Largest Migration in History Is Reshaping Our World)
6 February 2012 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
In Arrival City: How the Largest Migration in History is Reshaping Our World, Doug Saunders examines the impact of the massive flow of rural people to urban areas, both within the nations of the... Read more
North American Studies Programme Special Event
Nigel Bowles (Director, Rothermere American Institute), Diego Sánchez-Ancochea (University Lecturer in the Political Economy of Latin America), Jennifer Welsh (Professor in International Relations), Laurence Whitehead (Official Fellow in Politics, Nuffield)
23 January 2012 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
The new North American Studies Programme at St Antony's College aims to promote the inter-disciplinary examination of problems and issues that transcend national boundaries in North America, of the... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Alejandro Madrazo Lajous (Professor/Researcher, Division of Legal Studies, CIDE Mexico)
16 January 2012 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk
Drug prohibition is usually cast as a policy aimed at protecting health, but its success in that respect is debatable at best. Although hard data on drug use, abuse, and the consequences of drug... Read more