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UK-Argentina: Is There a Way Forward?

Speakers: Ambassador Alicia Castro and Dr John Hughes
Moderator: Professor George Philip
Chair: Dr Francisco Panizza

Thursday 17 May 2012, 6.30-8pm. Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Although thirty years have passed since the South Atlantic conflict, disagreements over the Falkland/Malvinas islands continue to cast a shadow over UK-Argentina relations. This panel focused on what diplomatic steps could be taken to reduce current tensions, and improve long-term relations between the UK and Argentina.

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Ambassador Alicia Castro is the current Argentine ambassador to the United Kingdom.



Dr John Hughes is a Senior Visiting Fellow in the Department of Government at LSE, and a former UK ambassador to Argentina.


 Professor George Philip |is a professor of comparative and Latin American politics in the Department of Government at LSE.


Francisco Panizza

 Dr Francisco Panizza |is the current Head of the LSE IDEAS Latin America International Affairs Programme, and a Reader in the Department of Government at LSE.