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Inter-American Institute designs approaches to cross-border research

Recently the  Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research gathered at UCalgary and then at the Banff International Research Station (BIRS) for a six-day seminar. Twenty-seven scientists and professionals from 15 countries from the Americas worked together to design research projects and to collaborate on issues of common interest. 

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Chacmool at 50: The Past, Present, and Future of Archaeology

Congratulations! The 2017 Chacmool conference of the University of Calgary Archaeology Association will celebrate 50 years of Calgary’s leadership role in Canadian archaeology. 

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Throwing Away the Lab Coat

LARC’s partnership with the Calgary Public Library offered the public in the city a new event in the LARC Dialogues Series: “Throwing away the Lab Coat: Communicating science across borders.”

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Malbec Matters

LARC and the Latin American Studies Program welcomed Dr. Bill Beezley, Professor of History at the University of Arizona, to share his research on the history of Malbec wine in Argentina. 

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New Novel Published by LARC Fellow

LARC Fellow Jose M. Gordillo was recently in Madrid to launch his newly published novel El delirio del absurdo. 

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LARC Annual Report 2016-17

Check out LARC's recently released 2016-17 annual report

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New Article on the Venezuela Plebiscite

LARC Former Director Dr. Stephen J. Randall was an official observer for the Calgary plebiscite voting and has published an update on the crisis in Venezuela.

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BRAZIL Film Series this Fall

Join LARC, the Consulate General of Brazil in Vancouver, and the Brazilian Community Association of AB for our fall film series featuring the best of contemporary Brazilian cinema with award-winning films. 

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A Tighter, less welcoming Canada under C-51

LARC Director, Pablo Policzer, co-wrote an article that appeared in the recent bulletin of the Canadian Association of University Teachers. 

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2017-18 Call for Nominations

The Latin American Research Centre invites nominations for graduate students in residence for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Interview with Dr. Stephen Randall

Former LARC Director, Dr. Stephen Randall, was recently in Bogota, Colombia, for the publication of his new book Frente a la estrella polar: Colombia y Estados Unidos desde 1974. 

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Inter-American Relations in the Age of Trump

The Latin American Research Centre and the School of Public Policy hosted a roundtable event on inter-American relations in the age of Trump at the Downtown Campus on March 3.

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Dr. Eugene Beaulieu's NY Times article on NAFTA

LARC Fellow Dr. Eugene Beaulieu's article  "President Trump Should Not Renegotiate NAFTA" in the New York Times discusses the risks of renegotiating the agreement.

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Dr. Pablo Policzer to speak at justREEL film screening

LARC Director, Pablo Policzer, will lead a discussion following the screening of the documentary Shadow World as part of the Marda Loop Justice Film Fest justREEL series on March 14. 

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LARC Fellows Highlight

Long-time LARC Fellows Dr. Kathryn Reese-Taylor  (Dept. of Anthropology & Archaeology) and Dr. Hendrik Kraay (Dept. of History) discuss current research projects. 

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