Prestigious Latin American geography award for Director of ILAS

Friday 27 May 2016
Professor Linda Newson , director of the School of Advanced Study’s Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS), has won the Preston E James Eminent Latin Americanist Career Award. It’s the highest accolade available from the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG).

ILAS Alumnus re-elected Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation

Thursday 2 July 2015
ILAS alumnus  José Graziano da Silva, the incumbent Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation , has recently been elected to a second four-year term. Nominated by Brazil, he received a total of 177 out of 182 votes cast. His term will run until July 2019. Graziano da Silva has been recognised for his commitment to sustainable agricultural solutions and ending hunger and malnutrition.

ILAS Grant Schemes for 2015-16 announced

Tuesday 31 March 2015
The Institute Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, is pleased to announce its funding schemes for the academic year 2015-16. ILAS Visiting Stipendiary Fellowship scheme 2015-16

ILAS Visiting Stipendiary Fellow wins prize for outstanding thesis

Thursday 18 December 2014
Dr Asa Cusack , ILAS Visiting Stipendiary Fellow, has been awarded the Andrew Gamble Prize for an Outstanding Thesis during 2013-14 from the University of Sheffield's Politics Department . His thesis has now been nominated for the Political Science Association's Lord Bryce Prize for International Relations/Comparative Studies . 

AHRC Studentships in Latin American Studies at the Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Thursday 20 November 2014
The Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, is inviting applications for PhD studentships in Latin American Studies through the London Arts & Humanities Partnership (LAHP). Prospective candidates are encouraged to consult our research pages and research supervision areas on the Research Degree pages on our website and on the School of Advanced Study pages .

ILAS welcomes Early Career Lecturer in Latin American Studies

Monday 17 November 2014
The Institute of Latin American Studies has been delighted to welcome Dr Ainhoa Montoya as Early Career Academic in Latin American Studies. Dr Montoya has worked with the Institute before, having been one of the Institute's inaugural Stipendiary Fellows in 2012-13. Before joining the Institute as Early Career Lecturer, Dr Montoya was previously an Alliance 4 Universities Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Anthropology, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.