- Fieldwork in Latin America
Conference Room, Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield, 34 Gell Street, Sheffield, S3 7QY
22 November 2016
Fieldwork in Latin America is a workshop aimed at fostering interactions between and providing firsthand advice to PGR students who plan to have fieldwork experience in Latin America. Through a series of talks, practical exercises and group discussions, the event will provide an excellent opportunity to think about common challenges and offer pragmatic solutions to issues that you might encounter before, during and after the fieldwork experience.
More information and how to participate are avaiable on the 'Events' page of this website.
- 2017 PILAS Annual Conference
University of Leeds
26-27 June 2017
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 2017 conference to be held at the University of Leeds on 26 & 27 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 will be posted on the 'Annual Conference' page of this website soon. The Call for Papers will be put out this month (October 2016). Please see the 'Annual Conference' page for this too.
New PILAS Committee (2016-17)
The new PILAS Committee will be headed by President Lourdes Parra Lazcano and Vice-presidentJesús Sanjurjo from University of Leeds. For full detail of your new PILAS Committee, please go to the PILAS Committee page here.
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/.
- PILAS Twitter account
For the latest updates on PILAS events, follow us on Twitter! @PILAS_postgrads
- PILAS Facebook Group
For more news and events, visit the facebook group Pilas-Postgraduates in Latin American Studies
- PILAS blog