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‘Facing Challenges’ – An account of the SLC Postgraduate Colloquium, by Josh Bengough

This year’s School of Languages and Cultures Postgraduate Colloquium finally came round on 20 May 2015. Every year, a group of taught Masters and PhD students are given the responsibility of putting together a small-scale conference for themselves and their … Continue reading

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On the changing significance of the Palais de la Porte Dorée, a legacy of the Exposition colonial internationale 1931, by Tom Jackson

A couple of years ago a trip to Paris to visit my Bibliothèque Nationale-burrowing partner gave me the chance to visit the site of the famous Exposition coloniale internationale of 1931. I was introduced to this fascinating episode in French … Continue reading

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The Re-(re-)elections of Alberto Fujimori and Evo Morales by David Powell

The election of Alberto Fujimori to the presidency of Peru in 1990 marked the first time the Peruvian people had elected a president who was not a member of the traditional ruling class; that is to say, although he was … Continue reading

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