Crossing the Borders of Knowledge

Friday 10 June 2016
A new international research network is employing pioneering research on Latin America to ensure that our understanding and teaching of history of knowledge is truly global. Supported by the Leverhulme Trust with a £124,000 grant, ‘Border Crossings: Latin America and the Global History of Knowledge (LAGLOBAL)’ is led by the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) at the School of Advanced Study, University of London.

Prestigious Latin American geography award for Director of ILAS

Friday 27 May 2016
Professor Linda Newson , director of the School of Advanced Study’s Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS), has won the Preston E James Eminent Latin Americanist Career Award. It’s the highest accolade available from the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG).

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 .