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The Falklands/Malvinas 35 Years On

When Jul 03, 2017
from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where Alison Richard Building, SG2
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The Forum on Geopolitics, together with the Centre for Latin American Studies, is pleased to present this special seminar with Professor Federico Lorenz of the Museum of the Malvinas and South Atlantic Island and Dr. Grace Livingstone of the Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of London, with Dr. Charles Jones, Emeritus Reader in International Relations at Wolfson College, as discussant. Professor Lorenz will present a paper titled “The Interplay between Domestic and Foreign Policy: The Argentine Perspective” and Dr. Livingstone will present “Corporations, Protestors and Foreign Policy: British Policy Towards Argentina and the Falklands before and after the War”.

 

About the Speakers: 


Prof. Federico Lorenz
 is an Argentine historian and serves as the Director of the Museum of the Malvinas and South Atlantic Island as well as a professor at the National College for Buenos Aires. Prof. Lorenz specializes in issues of the recent Argentine past, including the Falklands/Malvinas war. He is the author of numerous publications on the Falklands/Malvinas war, including The War for the Malvinas: 1982-2012. 

 

Dr Grace Livingstone is a research fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London, and teaches at the Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge. She is the author of Inside Colombia: Drugs, Democracy and War (LAB/Rutgers University Press, 2003) and America's Backyard: Latin America and the United States from the Monroe Doctrine to the War on Drugs, (Zed Books, 2009).   Her forthcoming book Corporations, Social Movements and Foreign Policy: British Policy towards the Dictatorships of Argentina and Chile, 1973-82 will be published by Palgrave Macmillan next year. She is also a journalist and has reported for the BBC World Service, The Guardian, the Independent on Sunday and The Observer.  

 

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