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.

Former SAS researcher shines light on Cherokee playwright

Tuesday 7 October 2014
A former visiting School of Advanced Study (SAS) researcher is one of the authors of a recently-published book on indigenous theatre and performance. Dr Jaye Darby , a lecturer in teacher education at the University of California, Los Angeles said her contribution to Enacting Nature: Ecocritical Perspectives on Indigenous Performance , grew out of research conducted in 2008, while at the then Institute for the Study of the Americas (ISA) - now the Institute of Latin American Studies.

ILAS Welcomes New Postdoctoral Fellow

Friday 12 September 2014
The Institute of Latin American Studies is delighted to welcome Dr Sophie Brockmann as its new Postdoctoral Fellow in Latin American Studies. Dr Brockmann was previously based at the University of Pennsylvania as a Visiting Scholar in the History Department and Lecturer on the Integrated Studies Programme. Her research relates to the role of scientific enquiry in the history of colonial and independent Central America, and the creation of scientific knowledge, including the gathering of knowledge about the natural world and the communication networks underpinning knowledge-creation.