Progress To Date

On 9 November 2010, William Hague, then Foreign Secretary in the UK’s new coalition government (formed by Conservatives and Liberal Democrats) gave the Canning lecture, delivered at Canning House, an event which broadly coincided with the 200th anniversary of the dawn of Latin American independence. Hague, a historian as well as a politician, appreciated the significance of the anniversary, and made many references to Britain’s role in the struggle for Latin American independence, a campaign fought principally against Spain and Portugal.

More recent canning papers

Becoming a member at Canning House

By joining as an individual member you’ll have the opportunity to access our wide range of public events at a discounted rate, as well as additional benefits such as online access to in-depth reports, webinar recordings and This Week in Latin America news articles.

Join now

Find out more about our membership plans

Sign up to our newsletter

Get the latest information on upcoming Canning House events and other events related to Latin America and Iberia across the UK and beyond.