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June 28th, 2016

Global South Unit lectures and alumni event in Peru and Chile

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June 28th, 2016

Global South Unit lectures and alumni event in Peru and Chile

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Professor Chris Alden and Dr Alvaro Mendez of the LSE International Relations Department’s Global South Unit conducted a series of lectures, workshops and meetings in Peru and Chile in May 2016.

GSU Lima Conference (4 May 2016)
GSU Lima Conference (4 May 2016)

Examining the impact of China’s growing presence within those countries, this multi-varied engagement brought home the impor

tance of local knowledge in understanding emerging global trends.  One of the highlights of their visit to Santiago was a wonderful dinner with IRD alumni that included a lively discussion of the implications of BREXIT for the UK, Europe and Chile.

LSE Chilean Alumni Dinner for Professor Alden and Dr Mendez (10 May 2016)
LSE Chilean Alumni Dinner for Professor Alden and Dr Mendez (10 May 2016)

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