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Challenges facing public policy in the Twenty-First Century: Mental Health, Ageing and Mega-Cities

A Binational Seminar entitled Challenges facing public policy in the Twenty-First Century: Mental Health, Ageing and Mega-Cities took place in Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City, on the first and second of April. This event was conceived by UNAM-UK, and co-organized by Verónica Montes de Oca f...

Intimate Battles, a documentary by Lucía Gajá

On 26 March the Centre for Mexican Studies, UNAM-UK hosted a screening of Batallas íntimas (Intimate Battles) (2016), a documentary by Mexican director, Lucía Gajá. It deals with the difficult topic of domestic violence by weaving the stories of five women in five different coun...

Migration and culture, a Project directed by Sandra Lorenzano

Dr. Sandra Lorenzano, head of the project entitled Migration and Culture, visited UNAM-UK on 12 March to introduce her project. The idea is to achieve an interdisciplinary, international participation that can help trace the diverse manners in which migrating populations in different countries aroun...

Nietzsche’s Music, A Mirror of His Thought: lecture by Paulina Rivero

It is little known that Friedrich Nietzsche, besides being a renowned philosopher, had great aspirations as a musician and devoted much creative enerty to that pursuit.   On 5 March, Prof. Paulina Rivero-Weber, director of the Bioethics Programme at UNAM, gave a talk about this fascinating to...

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