Academic Institutions

The following academic institutions have a key or strong interest in the study of Latin America.

Latin American Studies | Hispanic Studies | Latin American Studies Organisations | Teaching | Area Studies Organization | Organizations with Expertise in Latin America

Latin American Studies

Bristol
Bristol Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies (HiPLA)
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/hispanic/ [new window]

Belfast
Latin American Studies Forum, Queen's University Belfast
http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofModernLanguages/Research/LatinAmericanStudiesForum/

Cambridge
Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge
http://www.latin-american.cam.ac.uk/ [new window]

Essex
Latin American Centre, University of Essex
http://www.essex.ac.uk/cish/lastud// [new window]

Book Series: Hispanic Studies Culture and Ideas [PDF]

Liverpool
RILAS Research Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Liverpool
https://www.liv.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/latin-american-studies-ma/overview/ [new window]

London
Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London
http://ilas.sas.ac.uk/ [new window]

Institute of the Americas, UCL
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/americas/ [new window]

Department of International Development (MSc in Latin American Development), King’s College London:
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/idi/study/MSc-Latin-American-Development.aspx [new window]

King’s Brazil Institute, King’s College London:
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/kbi/index.aspx [new window]

Oxford
Latin American Centre, University of Oxford
http://www.lac.ox.ac.uk [new window]

Manchester
Centre for Latin American Cultural Studies, University of Manchester
http://www.llc.manchester.ac.uk/Research/Centres/CentreforLatinAmericanCulturalStudies/ [new window]

Newcastle
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/clacs/ [new window]

Nottingham
Cuba Research Forum
http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/splas/research/crf/index.aspx [new window]

St Andrews
Centre for Indigenous American Studies and Exchange (Dept. of Social Anthropology) University of St. Andrews.
http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/philosophy/anthropology/centres/cas/index.html [new window]

Stirling
School of Languages, Cultures and Religions, Spanish and Latin American Studies
http://www.slcr.stir.ac.uk/sections/showsection.php?id=1 [new window]

Hispanic Studies

Aberdeen
Hispanic Studies, School of language and literature
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/spanish/
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Durham
Department of Hispanic Studies, Durham University
https://www.dur.ac.uk/mlac/spanish/

Leeds
Spanish Portuguese and Latin American Studies
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/spanport/
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London
Department of Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies, Birkbeck, University of London
http://www.bbk.ac.uk/cilavs/ [new window]

Iberian and Latin American Studies, Birkbeck, University of London,
http://www.bbk.ac.uk/languages/study-here/iberian-and-latin-american-studies [new window]

Department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies, King’s College London:
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/splas/index.aspx

London (University College London)
Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/spanish-latinamerican/
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Newcastle
School of Modern Languages, Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/sml/research/subjects/iberian/IberianIntroduction.htm/ [new window]

Nottingham
Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/splas/index.aspx
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Sheffield
Department of Hispanic Studies
http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/hispanic [new window]

Southampton
Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
http://www.southampton.ac.uk/ml/languages/spanish_portuguese_and_latin_american_studies.page [new window]

Swansea
Hispanic Studies
http://www.swan.ac.uk/hispanic/ [new window]

Warwick
School of Comparative American Studies, University of Warwick
http://www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/CAS [new window]

Latin American Studies Organisations

ACLAIIR - Advisory Council of Latin American and Iberian Information Resources
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].
http://www.aclaiir.org.uk/ [new window]

Association of Hispanists
Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland
http://www.dur.ac.uk/hispanists/ [new window]

Caribbean Studies Association
Caribbean Studies Association
http://www.caribbeanstudiesassociation.org [new window]

CEDLA (Amsterdam)
CEDLA (Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation, Amsterdam)
http://www.cedla.uva.nl [new window]

Canning House
Hispanic and Luso Brazilian Council
http://www.canninghouse.com
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LAB - Latin America Bureau
LAB is an NGO which promotes knowledge about Latin America. It publishes well-respected books on the region and organises cultural events.
http://lab.org.uk/ [new window]

LASA
Latin American Studies Association
http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/
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REDIAL
Red Europea de Informacion y Documentacion sobre America Latina
http://www.red-redial.net/ [new window]

SCS (UK)
Society for Caribbean Studies (UK)
http://www.caribbeanstudies.org.uk/ [new window]

SILAS
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
http://www.irlandeses.org/ [new window]

WISPS
Women in Spanish, Latin American and Portuguese Studies
http://www.wisps.org.uk [new window]

Teaching

Higher Education Academy
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/ [new window]

Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies
https://www.llas.ac.uk/ [new window]

Area Studies Organizations

UKCASA - UK Council for Area Studies Associations
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.
http://www.ukcasa.ac.uk/ [new window]

Organizations with Expertise in Latin America

London School of Economics
Department of International Relations, Global South Unit
http://www.lse.ac.uk/internationalRelations/centresandunits/globalsouth/GShome.aspx [new window]

Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales
http://clacso.org.ar/ [new window]
Letter of acceptance as a ‘centro asociado [PDF]