Sunday 25 October 2015

9:30-11:00 Session 7: Britain and Revolutionary/Post-Revolutionary Mexico
Chair: Professor Nuala Finnegan, University College Cork, Ireland

“Lawless Robbery Under the Volcano: British Cultural Commentators on Revolutionary Mexico, 1920-40”
Professor Alan Knight, University of Oxford, UK

“Working with the Allies? The British Government and the Recognition of the Mexican Revolution, 1919-1925”
Itzel Toledo García, University of Essex, UK

“British Imperialism in Post-Revolutionary Mexico. A Comparative Analysis through British and Mexican Novels”
Isabelle Gribomont, University of St Andrews, UK

11:00-11:30 Tea and Coffee

11:30-13:00 Session 8: Culture, Historiography and Sport
Chair: Professor Mark Aspinwall, CIDE, Mexico

“British historians on Mexican Issues: Politics, Economy and Society in the long run: 1821-1940”
Dr Humberto Morales Moreno & Octavio Spíndola Zago, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico

“Humour and the Construction of Identity: Comparing Britain and Mexico”
Dr Leticia Neria, UNAM, Mexico

“The chequered history of Anglo/Mexican relations in the field of sport”
Dr Keith Brewster and Dr Claire Brewster, University of Newcastle, UK

13:00-14:00 Buffet Lunch

14:00-16:00 Session 9: Britain and Mexico: Relations, Business and the War on Drugs in the Twenty-First Century
Chair: Professor Alan Knight, University of Oxford, UK

“How cultures influence businesses: challenges and opportunities in the case of Britain and Mexico”
Dr Raúl Leal, UCL, UK

“Re-discovering the Atlantic: Mexico and the UK at the 21st century”
Francisco Antonio-Alfonso, University of St Andrews, UK

“Bentham in Mexico: Transparency and the War on Drugs in Calderón Administration”
Professor Mark Aspinwall, CIDE, Mexico, Tanya Almanzar,
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, & Dr David Crow, CIDE, Mexico

“Banks, bomb detectors, and bullshit: British-Mexican relations and the War on Drugs”
Dr Benjamin Smith, University of Warwick

19:00 Dinner for invited guests