Colombia’s resources: blessing or curse?
Guardian Debate at the British Museum, Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG Date: Thursday 13 February 2014
Time: 7:00pm Duration: 1.5 hours
The event will be chaired by broadcaster Jon Snow and introduced by Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum.
The panellists include Cristina Fuentes de la Rocha, founder and Director of Hay Festival Cartagena, Dr Isabel Ruiz, economist at the University of Oxford, Hernando Alvarez, Head BBC Mundo and Dr Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, senior lecturer in Law at Birkbeck, University of London, and author of What if Latin America Ruled the World?
Doors will open at 7pm for a private view of the exhibition Beyond El Dorado: power and gold in ancient Colombia (in Room 35). The debate will get underway at 8pm.
Please note you have to pay £12 for this event. Price includes entrance to Colombia Gold display. Book in advance by following this link
Colombia Solidarity London Branch Meetings will be at 7pm on the third Wednesday of the month, i.e. 19 February, 19 March, 16 April etc
Branch Meeting: 7pm Wednesday 19 February
Finfuture 225 – 229 Seven Sisters Road, London N4 2DA. (Finsbury Park tube)
Date: Thursday 13 March 2014
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speakers: Aidan Davy, Pablo Fajardo, Richard Meeran, Jake White
This event is free, but get there on time!