St Antony’s College, Oxford North American Studies Seminar Series

15 10 2013

Michaelmas Term 2013

Except as noted, all events will take place from 5:00 to 6:30 PM
in the Pavilion Seminar Room, Gateway Building, St Antony’s College.

Monday, 21 October
“Gotham’s Gun Barons: New York City Arms the Americas, 1850-1934” Professor Brian DeLay, University of California Berkeley Joint session with the American History Research Seminar

Monday, 4 November
“In the Shadow of William Henry Seward:  Relations Between Canada and the Caribbean in the 1860s” Dr Andrew Smith, Coventry University

Monday, 11 November
“Ice and War: The Impacts of 20th Century Global Conflict on the Governance of Greenland” Dawn Berry, University of Oxford

Monday, 18 November
“Mass Media Strategies to Gain the Presidency in Mexico and the USA:  A Comparative Study of 2012 Electoral Campaigns” Dr Juan Carlos Barrón Pastor, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Wednesday, 27 November
“Mexico’s Future: The Reform Agenda, Political Cooperation and National Competitiveness” Dr Duncan Wood, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Note: This event will take place in the Buttery, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony’s College from 1:00 to 2:30 PM.

Monday, 2 December 

“Canadian Counter-Terrorism in the 1970s and 1980s and Its Relevance to the 9/11 Era” Dr Steve Hewitt, University of Birmingham

Tuesday, 3 December
“Freedom in Diversity:  10 Lessons for Public Policy from Britain, Canada, France, Germany and the United States” Presentation of a project report. Joint session with the European Studies Centre Core Seminar;
co-sponsored by the Dahrendorf Programme for the Study of Freedom Note: This event will take place at the European Studies Centre, St Antony’s College.

Convenor: Dr Halbert Jones



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