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Chilean visual artist Alfredo Jaar : at Leeds Uni and Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Leeds University 21st March 2018 / 17.00 to 19.00 Free On Wednesday 21st March, Alfredo Jaar will be speaking about his exhibition which is currently on at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. His talk will be from 17.00 to 19.00  at Business School Maurice Keyworth, Room G.02, Clarendon Road, […]

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New film ‘Hora Chilena’ documents the British philanthropists who welcomed Chilean exiles and helped them face the aftermath of the military coup.

By Carole Concha Bell, London. 2013 marks forty years since the devastating military coup in Chile that not only subjected the nation to a ruthless military regime but also ripped families apart by expelling over 200,000 citizens. It’s estimated that 2,500 of these came to the UK. […]

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BBC World Service ‘Witness’: Joan Jara on Victor Jara & Ariel Dorfman on the Chile Coup

  Joan Jara on Victor Jara: Witness Duration: 10 minutes The death of the hugely popular Chilean singer in the days after the coup which brought general Pinochet to power in 1973 . Ariel Dorfman: The Chile Coup Duration: 15 minutes In September 1973 General Pinochet launched […]

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Listen to María Vasquez-Aguilar, Chair of the Chile40YearsOn-London group on Radio BBC4

This programme was broadcast on 11th September 2013 BBC4:  Midweek programme. (02:40)

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How it all started: Chile and neo-liberalism

Briefing note for Chile 40 years Network HOW IT ALL STARTED CHILE AND NEO-LIBERALISM This briefing paper has been prepared for the Chile 40 years Network.   The paper is about the introduction into Chile, following the military coup of 11th September 1973, of what was then a […]

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Caszely and the demise of Allende (Video)

In 1973, General Augusto Pinochet took control of Chile in a bloody coup that toppled the elected government of Salvador Allende. It was the start of a repressive 17-year rule, which was characterised by systematic suppression and control in all areas of society – even in sport. […]

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