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Latin American Perspectives is now online!
To view them please visit http://lap.sagepub.com/

Check out events at the Institute of Latin America Studies. See what is happening over the next few months through their website: http://ilas.sas.ac.uk/

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

PILAS on JISCMail
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.

Become a Member of SLAS

Already a member of PILAS or considering to become one? Being a PILAS member is free and opens doors to networking and participating in diverse academic events with postgraduate peers for no extra cost. If you also become a member of SLAS, you can gain access to funding (conferences and fieldwork), participate in contests, receive the Bulletin of Latin American Studies (BLAR), get a new book, get a discount on SLAS's annual conference, and receive monthly newsletters about the latests books being published, and events in the UK, Europe and Latin America. Joining SLAS in only £16 per year for students, so it is an opportunity that should not be missed! For more information, visit http://www.slas.org.uk/.


New PILAS Committee (2015-16)

The new PILAS Committee will be headed by President Laura Sariego and Vice-president Diana Morales from Newcastle University. For full detail of your new PILAS Committee, please go to the PILAS Committee page here.


2016 PILAS Annual Conference​ 

June 29-30, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Postgraduates in Latin American Studies (PILAS), the postgraduate branch of the Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS), invite postgraduate researchers from diverse social, natural and applied scientific fields, arts, and humanities to present their work, engage in debate, and share perspectives about their research on Latin America, at the PILAS 2016 conference to be held at the Newcastle University on 29 & 30 June. It is free to attend and will include in addition to keynote speakers, sessions on postdoctoral and other academic job opportunities; and a session on how to publish articles and book reviews. 

More information can be found at: http://pilasuk.wix.com/pilasconference2016


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
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/116188868479459/
  3. PILAS blog
    http://pilasblog.wordpress.com/