Canning House: Where the UK meets Latin America and Iberia
We are the UK’s leading forum for informed comment, contacts and debate on Latin American politics, economy and business. We also celebrate and promote awareness in the UK of the languages, culture and history of Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
Join us as a Member
By becoming a corporate member of Canning House you will gain exclusive access to a range of benefits depending on your level of membership. Examples include our private business briefings, weekly and monthly analysis from the region, and exclusive access to network and engage with senior business and government leaders.
By joining as an individual member you will have the opportunity to access our wide range of public events at a free or discounted rate, as well as additional benefits.
For more information click here.
Canning Lecture 2015: Enrique Peña Nieto, President of the United Mexican States
On Wednesday 4th March, His Excellency Enrique Peña Nieto, President of the United Mexican States delivered the Canning Lecture during his State Visit to the United Kingdom, 3rd-5th March 2015.
Since 1997, the Canning Lecture has been delivered annually by a visiting Latin American or Iberian President. To watch the video click here.
Canning House is hiring
Canning House is entering a new and exciting phase, with plans for significant expansion of activities. As we embark on this next stage of our development we seek a proactive and team-oriented Finance and Operations Manager, who will play a vital part in helping us achieve our aims. For more information please click here.
Brazilian Portuguese Courses Start 11th May 2015
Canning House runs 10 week Brazilian Portuguese Language Courses which are taught by experience and qualified native Brazilian speakers. Course fees are £220 for non members and £200 for members.
Our classrooms are located a 2 minute walk from Marble Arch station at Marble Arch Tower, First Floor, 55 Bryanston Street, London, W1H 7AA. Wifi access is available free of charge in all our classrooms.
The next term of Brazilian Portuguese will run from the 11th May – week ending 25th July 2015.
Canning Conference Highlights – Latin America: Integrating or Diverging
This year’s Canning Conference explored current trends and transformations in Latin America by analysing the economic, political and social changes taking place. Speakers from business, government, academia and international organisations focused on issues of regional political and economic integration and the impact of old and new trade blocs, in the context of an evolving external environment, on the future development of Latin America. The conference video is now available:
Session 1: Dr Arturo Valenzuela, former Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs in the US State Department in conversation with Rt Hon Michael Portillo, Honorary Vice President of Canning House and ‘Market-oriented’ vs ’State-oriented’ blocs | Session 2: Looking forward: is there a Continental Divide?