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SIGLTA meeting on Friday 20th April: An Investigation of Assessment Practices in Mexican EMI Programmes

You are cordially invited to attend the Special Interest Group in Language Testing and Assessment (SIGLTA) meeting. SIGLTA is a faculty-supported postgraduate student-led reading/research group. The meeting is at 17:00-18:00 on Friday 20/04/2018 in room 1097, Avenue Campus (building 65). Abstract: Assessment is an essential part of teaching and learning practices, in fact, assessment is oriented to develop the students’ academic skills. Continue reading →

MeXsu Seminar Wednesday 1st March 2017: FortĂ­no DomĂ­nguez Rueda

When: Wednesday 1st March 2017, 5:15-6:45pm Where: Room 1177, Building 65, Avenue Campus Who: FortĂ­no DomĂ­nguez Rueda, Universidad de Guadalajara Resistencias indĂ­genas en el MĂ©xico contemporĂĄneo: La lucha de los zoques de Chiapas, el Congreso Nacional IndĂ­gena y la propuesta de una candidata independiente a la presidencia de la repĂșblica en el 2018. Continue reading →

Next MeXsu seminar: “Indigenous resistance in contemporary Mexico”

The next Centre for Mexico-Southampton Collaboration (MeXsu) seminar will take place on Wednesday 1st March 2017 from 5:15-6:45pm in Building 65 Room 1177 at Avenue Campus. The seminar is entitled “Indigenous resistance in contemporary Mexico: The struggle of the Chiapas toques, the National Indigenous Congress and the proposal of an independent candidate to the presidency of the republic in 2018” and will be presented by FortĂ­n DomĂ­nguez Rueda from the University of Guadalajara. Continue reading →

MeXsu film screening and seminar: “Hip Hop Revolución” (Documentary)

The next Centre for Mexico-Southampton Collaboration (MeXsu) event will be a film screening and seminar, hosted jointly with the Department of Film, which will take place from 5:15-7:00pm on Wednesday 1st February 2017, in Lecture Theatre C, Building 65, Avenue Campus. The seminar is entitled “Hip Hop RevoluciĂłn” (Documentary, Alborada Films, 60 mins, 2015) and will be presented by the documentary director, Pablo Navarrete. Continue reading →

Next MeXsu seminar: ‘Volcano activity and other possible natural hazards in Mexico and its impact on the surrounding rural communities and urban settlements’

The next Centre for Mexico-Southampton Collaboration (MeXsu) seminar will take place at 6pm on Friday 16th December 2016, in Room 1177, Building 65, Avenue Campus. The seminar is entitled “Volcano activity and other possible natural hazards in Mexico and its impact on the surrounding rural communities and urban settlements” and will be presented by Dr Carlos ValdĂ©s Gonzales, General Director CENAPRED, National Centre for Disaster Prevention in Mexico. Continue reading →

MeXsu Seminar Friday 16th December: Dr Carlos Valdés Gonzales

When: Friday 16th December, 18:00 Where: B65, Room 1177, Avenue Campus Who: Dr Carlos ValdĂ©s Gonzales, General Director CENAPRED, National Centre for Disaster Prevention in Mexico Volcano activity and other possible natural hazards in Mexico and its impact on the surrounding rural communities and urban settlements Dr ValdĂ©s will explain how different natural hazards are monitored on daily basis in order to ensure the safety of the populations at risk in MĂ©xico. Continue reading →

Día de los Muertos – the Mexican Day of the Dead at Avenue Campus

There has been an altar celebrating the Day of the Dead at the Avenue Campus at the University of Southampton each year for a number of years, and this year is no exception! In Mexico, DĂ­a de los Muertos which, despite the name, celebrates life, is celebrated on 2nd November with a national holiday. You can find out about how Mexico City has been celebrating in this report on the Guardian website. Continue reading →

Next MeXsu seminar: “Onwards and downwards: labour market experiences of onward Latin American migrants in London”

The next Centre for Mexico-Southampton Collaboration (MeXsu) seminar will take place from 5:00-6:30pm on Wednesday 11th May 2016, in Lecture Theatre C, Building 65, Avenue Campus. The seminar is entitled “Onwards and downwards: labour market experiences of onward Latin American migrants in London” and will be presented by Cathy McIlwaine from the School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London. Continue reading →

Next MeXsu seminar: “Popular music and migration in the northeast of Mexico. Circuits and conjunctures in a transnational context.”

The next Centre for Mexico-Southampton Collaboration (MeXsu) seminar will take place from 5:00-6:30pm on Wednesday 20th April 2016, in Lecture Theatre C, Building 65, Avenue Campus. The seminar is entitled ‘Popular music and migration in the northeast of Mexico. Circuits and conjunctures in a transnational context’ and will be presented by Dr JosĂ© Juan Olvera Gudiño (CIESAS Unidad Noreste, Monterrey, Mexico). Continue reading →

MeXsu Seminar Wed 20th April 2016: Dr José Juan Olvera Gudiño

Please join us for the next Centre for Mexico-Southampton Collaboration seminar (MeXsu). When: Wednesday 20th April, 5-6.30pm Where: Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus Who: Dr JosĂ© Juan Olvera Gudiño, CIESAS Unidad Noreste, Monterrey, Mexico Popular music and migration in the northeast of Mexico. Circuits and conjunctures in a transnational context This paper will provide a sociological perspective on popular music and migration in the northeast of Mexico and the south of Texas. Continue reading →