UCL Research Network Seminar: 'Transatlantic Identities'
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 from 17:30 to 19:30 (GMT)
London, United Kingdom
The UCL Americas Research Network is pleased to present its second 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.
With the focus on Transatlantic Identities, the following research projects will be presented:
Danielle S. Wilkens (UCL-The Bartlett School of Architecture)The First Federal International Architectural Commission: the fortunes and failures of the transatlantic design network
Anthony Teitler (UCL-Institute of the Americas)US Foreign Policy towards Afghanistan: Identity and Geostrategic Considerations
Jonathan Chandler (UCL-Department of History)“These Tories, my Countrymen (for I can’t call them Brethren)”: Competing for Identity in Revolutionary North America
Shirley Pemberton (UCL-Institute of the Americas)The transnational socio-cultural practices of Caribbean immigrants in 1960s
Chair: Michael Espinoza (UCL-Institute of the Americas)
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.