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Professor Juliet Kaarbo at the Guadalajara International Book Fair

Professor Juliet Kaarbo will make an invited presentation at the Guadalajara International Book Fair in Guadalajara Mexico on 4 December 2016.

The Book Fair (known as ‘FIL Guadalajara’) is a major literary business and cultural event, established in 1987 by the University of Guadalajara. Last year’s book fair was attended by over 750,000 people and 1,945 publishing companies from 44 countries.  The 2015 ‘Guest of Honour’ at FIL is the United Kingdom (as one event in the ‘Year of Mexico in the UK and the UK in Mexico’) and Professor Kaarbo’s talk is part of the UK feature in this year’s fair and cultural exchange between the two countries.  She will present an overview of the UK’s role in the world, along with other academics from the UK and Mexico. As part of the sponsored trip, Professor Kaarbo will also present at the Centre for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE), a higher education and research institute in Mexico City.