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Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the New Colombia

LSE public lecture

Tom Feiling, who has spent years in Colombia, unpicks the tangled fabric of this oft-misunderstood country and explores its fascinating history and society.

This event marks the publication of Tom's new book Short Walks from Bogotá: Journeys in the new Colombia|.

Tom Feiling is the filmmaker of Resistencia: Hip-Hop in Colombia, which won numerous awards at film festivals around the world, and was broadcast in four countries. In 2003 he became Campaigns Director for the TUC's Justice for Colombia campaign, which organises for human rights in Colombia. His first book was The Candy Machine: How Cocaine Took Over The World and was published by Penguin in 2009. Tom is an alumnus of LSE.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEColombia


Tom Feiling | talks
Chair Francesco Panizza | talks


Date and Time:

16 October 2012 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street

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Organised by:

London School of Economics & Political Science
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