Eighteenth-century Europe provided an unprecedented scene for the elaboration of a literature, both scholarly and fictional, on the Inca civilization. In a context of reflexion on imperialistic rules and the related debate on the diversity of the human mind, the historical chronicles on the Inca Empire inspired many political writings, philosophical essays, novels, plays and operas.
The Institute for the Study of the Americas is pleased to announce the re-launch of the Latin American and Caribbean Research Portal , the searchable directory of academics, thesis, libraries and centres, formerly known as “The Handbook”. We have redeveloped this directory in order to simplify the registration process, to improve the searching functions, and to increase its accuracy thanks to the addition of ORCID identifiers, and would like to invite you to re-register your details. It should take you less than a minute.
Dr Guillermo Mira will be presenting today Monday 29 April at the Universidad de Salamanca (Spain) the work developed on the recordings of the Argentine Military "Juntas". This project has been jointly funded Universidad de Salamanca, la Cámara Federal de Argentina y la Asociación Memoria Abierta de Argentina. Post from Salamanca University can be read here (Spanish).
We invite paper proposals on any topics related to the relations between women and foreign policy. Please submit paper proposals of 350 words to Matthew Alan Hill at email@example.com . The deadline for abstract submission is June 25 2013. . For more information click here
4 June 2013, Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of the Americas and the Human Rights Consortium Keynote speaker: Dr Kimberly Theidon, Harvard University
Latin News is currently seeking a junior staff writer with a strong interest in Colombia and Mexico to contribute to thier daily news coverage, our monthly print publications and our quarterly special reports. They offer the opportunity to work in a challenging, fast-paced environment. An academic background in the field of international relations, politics, history, economics and/or journalism is needed for this post. Excellent written English and editorial skills and fluent Spanish and/or Portuguese is essential, as is the ability to meet regular deadlines.
"For many years, I have tried to figure out why two thirds of the population in an oil rich country live in poverty and make some sense of the political phenomenon Venezuela has experienced in the last twenty-five years..." To read the entry in full click here.
The Institute for the Study of the Americas, School of Advanced Study, University of London, is pleased to announce its Visiting Stipendiary Fellowship scheme for the academic year 2013-14.
The Institute for the Study of the Americas, School of Advanced Study, University of London, is pleased to announce its conference grant scheme for the academic year 2013-14. ISA’s conference grant scheme was offered for the first time in the academic year 2012-13 and has supported a number of conferences which have presented innovative research on the Americas. For the academic year 2013-14 ISA will fund up to six conferences as part of the Institute’s continued commitment to promoting the study of the Americas. Further particulars Budget template