Latin American Perspectives is now online!
To view them please visit

Events at the Institute for the Study of the Americas
These include an exciting opportunity to meet famous Latinos in London! Don’t forget to visit the ISA website to see what's happening.

Resources for Research on Latin America: BL and beyond
You can download the presentation that Christine Anderson and Elizabeth Cooper gave on sources of information about Latin America in the British Library. Please go to the Resource for Research on Latin America section on this webpage.

PILAS Facebook Group
For more news and events, visit the facebook group Pilas-Postgraduates in Latin American Studies

PILAS Twitter account
For latest updates on PILAS events, follow us on Twitter! @PILAS_postgrads

The PILAS JISCMail Forum is accessible here. JISCMail allows PILAS members to post information about events, conferences, or publications which would be of interest to fellow Latin Americanist postgraduates. We encourage all PILAS members to use this fantastic resource! Further information is available in the Research Resources section of this website.

NEW Deadline: CFP PILAS Annual Conference 2014

Due to popular demand, the deadline for the PILAS Annual Conference 2014, "Where is Latin America heading?" has been extended.

Final deadline 14 April 2014

Submit your proposal here:

Students are invited to submit abstracts on ANY ASPECT of their research and ANY DISCIPLINE within the field of Latin American Studies for PILAS Annual Conference 2014. The conference will be taking place at The University of Sheffield, 12th and 13th of June.
We are looking forward to receiving a wide range of interdisciplinary postgraduate research on Latin America. PILAS also welcomes papers that engage with the conference’s main theme, “Where is Latin America heading?” We welcome papers from across the disciplines, as we wish to attract as many views on Latin America as possible. Following last year success, in 2014 we will also be making a "Poster Presentation" space available throughout the conference.


Submit a proposal through the website:
A Paper proposal should include:

Individual papers will be put together in panels by the organisers. You can also propose a paper for a panel which has already been accepted. You can see the panels here:!how-to-present/cmse


To submit a poster proposal, please do it through:

A Poster proposal must include:

A final version of the poster will be required for its revision once accepted.

All posters must be portrait, size A1. The author is the only responsible for printing.

All students planning to attend PILAS 2014 – whether to present a paper or simply to enjoy the conference – should register for the conference.


Now Open – until May 5th.
Attending this conference is FREE to all participants. Postgraduate students who do not wish to present a paper are warmly invited to attend and partake in discussion.

PILAS Conference Poster, 2014

Main Activities - Save the date!

  1. PILAS at SLAS annual lunch event
    If you are attending the SLAS conference at Birkbeck, University of London this year, join PILAS for lunch on Thursday 3rd of April. Please contact us to confirm your place: (

  2. PILAS annual conference 12-13th June 2014
    For more details and to apply see the conference website:

Follow PILAS

  1. PILAS Twitter account
    For the latest updates on PILAS events, follow us on Twitter! @PILAS_postgrads
  2. PILAS Facebook Group
    For more news and events, visit the facebook group Pilas-Postgraduates in Latin American Studies
  3. PILAS blog