Call for Papers: The Cultural Legacy of the Jesuits in Latin America

Monday 14 August 2017
One-day conference at the Institute of Latin American Studies, Senate House, London Friday 17 November 2017, 1000-1900 Keynote participants: Professor Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Professor of Art History and Art Conservation at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada Professor Valerie Fraser, Professor Emerita in School of Philosophy and Art History at the University of Essex

New ILAS publication: Chile and the Inter-American Human Rights System

Tuesday 20 June 2017
We are delighted to announce the publication of our most recent book: “Chile and the Inter-American Human Rights System” . This edited volume brings together well established and emerging human rights scholars and practitioners to discuss the central challenges in the areas of LGBT rights, torture and Indigenous Rights in the Americas. 

Call for papers: Global Decolonization workshop - Concepts and Connections

Monday 3 April 2017
University of London in Paris (ULIP), PARIS 6-7 JULY 2017 The Global Decolonization Workshop (GDW) is a new collaboration between the School of Advanced Study (University of London) and New York University. It seeks to forge a global forum for knowledge exchange in the interdisciplinary field of decolonization studies.

ESRC Future Research Leaders grant awarded to ILAS staff member

Wednesday 21 December 2016
We are delighted to announce that Dr Ainhoa Montoya, Lecturer at the Institute of Latin American Studies, has been awarded a prestigious ESRC Future Research Leaders grant to develop a research project entitled The Legal Cultures of the Subsoil: The Judicialization of Environmental Politics in Central America.

Crossing the Borders of Knowledge

Friday 10 June 2016
A new international research network is employing pioneering research on Latin America to ensure that our understanding and teaching of history of knowledge is truly global. Supported by the Leverhulme Trust with a £124,000 grant, ‘Border Crossings: Latin America and the Global History of Knowledge (LAGLOBAL)’ is led by the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) at the School of Advanced Study, University of London.

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).