For a description of the Maxwell Collection by Professor Gabriel Paquette click The Eagle 2012 extract.pdf

St John’s has also announced a new Celso Furtado Fellowship which will bring a leading Brazilian historian or humanities scholar to Cambridge each year.

A Colecao Kenneth Maxwell by Lucas Bertolo

Harvard University
The Kenneth Maxwell Thesis Prize in Brazilian Studies was awarded for the first time in the Spring of 2005, and was established to recognise the best Harvard College senior thesis on a subject related to Brazil. Candidates may be nominated by their department/concentration/instructional committee, or candidates may nominate their own thesis.

Princeton University
Kenneth Maxwell Senior Thesis Prize The Program in Latin American Studies awarded for the best thesis related to Brazil. May be in any field or discipline. Princeton University Library Special Collections: "Documenting the Portuguese Revolution 1962-1994 The maxwell fund also finances purchases for Brazilian materials for the manuscript collection

Kenneth Maxwell Collection


The 40th Anniversary of the Falklands War: ‘Global’ Britain and RealityBlog/Entries/2022/6/22_The_40th_Anniversary_of_the_Faulklands_War__Global_Britain_and_Reality.html
On 14 June 2022, the UK remembered the 40 year anniversary of the Falklands War. Looking back provides insights as well with regard to the state of “global” Britain.

In the age of the Brexiters self-proclaimed “global Britain’ two very distinguished British historians, the late Michael Howard and Max Hastings, disagree about the relevance and the meaning of the British victory 40 years ago over Argentina in the Falklands War.
This year marks 40 years since Spain joined NATO. Eastern and Central Europe in 1982 were firmly under the control of the Soviet Union. The Berlin Wall stood separating East and West. The Ukraine was an integral part of the Soviet Union.
It is ironic that this June’s summit of NATO in Madrid will take place as Russia.....
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Thesis Prizes

St John’s College, Cambridge University

The Kenneth Maxwell Collection at St. John’s College, Cambridge University

The Summit of the America’s: An AssessmentBlog/Entries/2022/6/12_The_Summit_of_the_Americas__An_Assessment.html
In Los Angeles last week the “Summit of the Americas” met Christopher Sabatini’s gloomy prediction.  He wrote in the May issue of Foreign Policy magazine that the U.S. was “woefully unprepared” for this year’s summit and that it “may be interpreted as a gravestone on U.S. influence in the region.”
Christopher Sabatini is the Senior Fellow for Latin America at Chatham House in London. He is an American. .....