Saturday 24 October 2015

9:00-11:00 Session 3: Commerce, Religion, and Diplomacy During the Early National Period
Chair: Dr Keith Brewster, University of Newcastle, UK

“Beyond the borders of faith: Hugo Blair as a guide for the liberal preacher in the Independence era and early republic”
Dr Brian Connaughton, UAM Iztapalapa, Mexico

“Comerciantes y casas mercantiles británicas en San Luis Potosí. Negocios y diplomacia, 1830-1860”
Dr Sergio Cañedo Gamboa, El Colegio de San Luis, Mexico

“George y Charles Chabot, agentes consulares en San Luis Potosí y su papel ante los préstamos forzosos, las amenazas y el hostigamiento, 1857-1860”
Dr Flor de María Salazar Mendoza, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico

“Regional Politics through British Eyes: Jalisco 1821-55”
Dr Rosie Doyle, University of Warwick, UK

11:00-11:30 Tea and Coffee

11:30-13:00 Session 4: Nineteenth-Century British-Mexican Impressions and Experiences of Each Other
Chair: Dr Matthew Brown, University of Bristol, UK

“Henry George Ward’s Mexico in 1827: An informal imperialist’s view of Independent Mexico?”
Professor Will Fowler, University of St Andrews, UK

“Women and Indians in Fanny Calderón de la Barca’s Life in Mexico
María Guadalupe Elías Arriaga, University of St Andrews, UK

“The Elite Mexican Experience in British Public Schools: The Case of Stonyhurst College, 1810-1914”
Dr Víctor M. Macías-González, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, USA

13:00-14:00 Buffet Lunch

14:00-16:00 Session 5: Nineteenth-Century British-Mexican Diplomacy and Politics
Chair: Professor Paul Garner, El Colegio de México, Mexico

“Las complicadas relaciones entre Gran Bretaña y México durante la guerra con los Estados Unidos”
Dr Josefina Zoraida Vázquez, El Colegio de México, Mexico

“Entre el temor y la esperanza. Las relaciones mexicano-americanas y anglo-mexicanas entre 1836 y 1856”
Dr Marcela Terrazas, UNAM, Mexico

“Siguiendo los pasos de la Foreign Office: las relaciones diplomáticas entre México y España durante el Imperio de Maximiliano (1864-1867)”
Dr Antonia Pi Suñer, UNAM, Mexico

“The UK as a Constitutional Model. Mexican Political Discourse and the British Constitution (1821-1910)”
Dr Catherine Andrews, CIDE, Mexico

16:00-16:30 Tea and Coffee

16:30-18:30 Session 6: British-Mexican Relations During the Porfiriato
Chair: Dr Claire Brewster, University of Newcastle, UK

“Los otros intereses británicos y la reanudación de relaciones diplomáticas con México, 1879-1883”
Dr Silvestre Villegas Revueltas, UNAM, Mexico

“Weetman Pearson and Anglo-Mexican Relations (1889-1919)”
Professor Paul Garner, El Colegio de México, Mexico

“Ricardo Bell, and How an English Clown Became an Icon of Mexican National Identity and Humour”
Dr Steve Bunker, University of Alabama, USA

“Tracing Informal Empire through Mexican Artefacts at the Marischal Museum”
Professor Patience Schell, University of Aberdeen, UK

18:30-19:30 Copa de honor – Courtesy of the Mexican Embassy & Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores

20:00 Conference Dinner for invited guests