Uncovering Britain’s Secret Archives

Grace Livingstone
Victoria Hall
28 Apr 2020 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Uncovering Britain’s Secret Archives: Margaret Thatcher and the dictatorships of Argentina and Chile before the Falklands War

Grace Livingstone is an affiliated lecturer at Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge and a visiting research fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London.

Her research interests include US and British foreign policy towards Latin America, and the impact private corporations and social movements have on policy-making.  She also works on drugs policy in Colombia, and Latin America.

She has a PhD from the University of Cambridge, an MA in Latin American Studies from the ILAS, University of London, and a BA in history from Queen Mary, University of London.  She is also a journalist, specialising in Latin American affairs, and has reported for the BBC World Service, the Guardian, the Independent on Sunday and the Observer.

She is the author of Britain and the Dictatorships of Argentina and Chile, 1973-82: Foreign Policy, Corporations and Social Movements (2018);  America’s Backyard: The United States and Latin America from the Monroe Doctrine to the War on Terror (2009), and Inside Colombia: Drugs, Democracy and War (2003).