PILAS Annual Conference 2017
Discontinuities and Resistance in Latin America
University of Leeds
26 - 27 June 2017

The Postgraduates in Latin American Studies (PILAS) Committee invites postgraduate researchers and junior academics from the arts, humanities and social sciences fields to present their work, engage in debate, and share their research on Latin America.

PILAS Annual Conference 2017 will be held at the University of Leeds on the 26 and 27 of June 2017. The Conference is FREE to attend and will include keynote speakers, workshops and engaging social activities.

The theme of the conference is “Discontinuities and Resistance in Latin America”.

For more information and Call for Papers and Panels visit:


Spring Term Events

Autumn - Winter Events

PILAS@SLAS Annual Lunch Event

2015 – University of Aberdeen, 18th April.
2013 – University of Manchester. Event: Workshop on “Organising a conference”
– University of Sheffield, 20th April 2012. Event: Workshop on “Networking”
– University of St. Andrew’s, 8th April 2011. Event: Workshop on “Presentation skills”
2010 – University of Bristol, 10th April 2010. Event: Workshop on “What next? Publishing and creative uses of your research”
2009 – University of Leeds, 27th March 2009. Event: Research resources questionnaire
2008 – University of Liverpool. Event: Workshop led by Tony Kapcia

Past PILAS Conferences

See the Past Conferences section of our website.