UCL Research Network Seminar: 'Neoliberalism' / 'Argentine History'
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 from 17:30 to 19:30 (GMT)
London, United Kingdom
The UCL Americas Research Networkis pleased to present its fourth research seminar, as part of an ongoing series of seminars, taking place regularly throughout the academic year. The seminar series will provide research students at UCL working on the Americas with the opportunity to present, within an informal, interdisciplinary, and enjoyable environment, their projects to the academic community of UCL and beyond. The first part of today's seminar will focus on Neoliberalism whilst the second half will have Argentine history as its main topic; the following research projects will be presented:
Part One: Neoliberalism
Andres Palacios Lleras (UCL-Faculty of Laws) Transplanting Neoliberal Legality: The Case of Latin American Competition Law
Alvaro Sanchez-Jimenez (UCL-Department of Geography) City governments and public policies in times of austerity: A comparative study of Mar del Plata and Valencia.
Chair: Thomas Maier (UCL-Institute of the Americas)
Part two: Argentine History
Thomas Maier (UCL-Institute of the Americas) The Shape of the State to Come: Transnationality and the Social Imaginary of the Welfare State in Argentina, 1930-1943
Tanya Filer (UCL-Spanish & Latin American Studies / History Departments) Letters to the President: Popular desires for political intimacy in Menemist Argentina
The UCL Research Network Seminars is a series aimed at academics and postgraduate students currently undertaking research on the Americas, and at those who simply have an interest in the area, but members of the public are welcome to attend.
When & Where
UCL - Institute of the Americas
co-ordinating teaching and research on the Western Hemisphere. Its
wide coverage of the Americas includes the United States and Latin
America, the Caribbean and Canada, offering an opportunity to acquire
in-depth and multi-disciplinary knowledge of the Americas that is
unique in Europe.