Double launch for Simon Bolivar writings
14 October 2009
Dr Matthew Brown, Senior Lecturer in Latin American Studies, is the editor of a new edition of the writings of South American political leader Simón Bolívar.
Simon Bolivar: The Bolivarian Revolution, with an introduction by Hugo Chávez, current President of Venezuela, is published by Verso. Its Bristol launch takes place on 21 October at 1pm in LR8, 21 Woodland Road, where Dr Brown will be in conversation with Dr Thomas Muhr from the Graduate School of Education (an expert on the contemporary Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela).
A second launch takes place in London that evening (7.30pm) in the Bolívar Hall, Grafton Street, when Dr Brown will hold a discussion with the writer and activist Tariq Ali and the Venezuelan Ambassador to the UK, His Excellency Samuel Moncada.