SLAS Collaboration with Other Institutions
UCL Institute of the Americas
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/americas/ [new window]
The UCL Institute of the Americas promotes, coordinates and provides a focus for research and postgraduate teaching on the Americas - Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America and the United States. Starting Autumn 2012, it will also offer a series of events and a regular seminar series on a variety of themes and countries. These will be advertised via its website.
NALACS - Netherlands Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
http://www.nalacs.nl/ [new window]
NALACS is SLAS’ sister organisation in the Netherlands. It organises academic events, ranging from small workshops to major international conferences. Academic collaboration between Dutch and British Latin Americanists is growing and SLAS members can also join NALACS (and vice versa). NALACS members receive the NALACS Newsletter and the European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. To join, contact email@example.com (or write to: NALACS Office, CEDLA, Keizersgracht 395-397, 1016 EK Amsterdam). Please mention you are already a SLAS member.
LAB - Latin America Bureau
http://www.latinamericabureau.org/ [new window]
LAB is an NGO which promotes knowledge about Latin America. It publishes well-respected books on the region and organises cultural events.
http://www.canninghouse.com [new window]
Canning House is the home of the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Council. It promotes knowledge of Latin America by running educational and cultural events, as well as maintaining an extensive library.
JISLAC - Joint Initiative for the Study Latin America and the Caribbean
http://americas.sas.ac.uk/networks/jislac.html?no_cache=1&sword_list=jislac [new window]
This body administers a major British Academy grant which aims to strengthen the research community of Latin Americanists by promoting collaboration and the exchange of information and ideas. It supports workshops, seminars and conferences as well as postdoctoral research, and administers bursaries and travel grants.
ACLAIIR - Advisory Council of Latin American and Iberian Information Resources
http://www.aclaiir.org.uk/ [new window]
ACLAIIR gathers information on print-media resources including library holdings, newspaper archives and other documentary materials. It also creates initiatives to promote information sharing and gathering, such as the excellent LATAM-INFO email alert http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/latam-info.html [new window].
UKCASA - UK Council for Area Studies Associations
http://www.ukcasa.ac.uk/ [new window]
UKCASA is an umbrella body for Area Studies programmes in higher education and acts to promote the regional approach to study, to develop collaboration and to encourage interdisciplinary research and teaching.
The Latin Americanist
http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=1557-2021 [new window]
As the oldest continuously published Latin American Studies journal, The Latin Americanist is dedicated to comprehensive, multidisciplinary, and tri-lingual coverage of the field - including Latin American history, literature, political science, and anthropology. Published on behalf of the Southeastern Council on Latin American Studies (SECOLAS)The Latin Americanist publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed original articles, review essays, book reviews, and SECOLAS in two semiannually issues. With articles in three languages (English, Spanish, and Portuguese), TLA serves as an important international resource for all individuals concerned with Latin American Studies.