From:                                         Lucy Taylor [lft]

Sent:                                           18 July 2008 16:31

Subject:                                     SLAS e-letter July 2008

Attachments:                          Guaraguao.doc; IMSLA.doc; Submit your paper to The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology; AGM-2008-Minutes.doc; Cuba and the Internet.doc

 

Dear SLAS Members,

 

Hope you are all enjoying a good summer break.

 

SLAS AGM Minutes – Minutes from the March AGM are attached.

 

SLAS Membership – standing orders

SLAS members now renew their membership each year via Wiley-Blackwell, but some are still paying standing orders from their bank account direct to SLAS for their membership as well as a hangover from the past. SLAS cannot cancel these standing orders. Any members who still have a standing order to SLAS are invited to cancel it, please!

 

SLAS Postgraduate Conference Grant – details on SLAS website at http://www.slas.org.uk/grantsPrizes/postgrad.htm

Deadline 30th September

 

Prize Winners – Congratulations!

Harold Blakemore Prize (SLAS) The prize was awarded to: Michael Kent "The Making of Customary Territories".

JISLAC Essay Prize The prize went to: Gabriel Paquette "Jose da Silva Lisboa and the Vicissitudes of Enlightened Reform in Brazil".

 

Research News

Cuba and the Internet – call for collaboration on a multi-disciplinary project. See attachment.

 

Journal News

Revista Guaraguao – Participa en un numero especial de la revista de cultura latinoamericana Guaraguao sobre conflictos medioambientales en Latinoamerica (salir principio 2009). See attachment and http://www.revistaguaraguao.org/

 

Estudios Interdisciplinarios de America Latina y el Caribe – new issue on "Re-thinking Race and Ethnicity in Brazil: Essays in Honor of Thomas E. Skidmore" (Vol. 19, No. 1) available at: http://www1.tau.ac.il/eial

 

Irish Migration Studies in Latin America - Call for Contributions: IMSLA Volume 6, Number 3 (November 2008), "Health, Physicians, Nurses". Deadline 25 August 2008. Guest Editor: Susan Wilkinson susan.wilkinson@irlandeses.org See attachment and

http://www.irlandeses.org/0811cfc.htm

 

Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (JLACA) Call for submission of papers. See attachment.  

 

International Journal of Cuban Studies – New journal. The International Journal of Cuban Studies is “a peer-reviewed, online and open access review that will be a cornerstone of the Institute's work”. First issue contains articles on Cuban culture, science and technology and issues of US foreign policy. See http://www.cubastudiesjournal.org/

 

 

Dr Lucy Taylor

Adran Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol / Department of International Politics

Prifysgol Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth

Ceredigion

SY23 3FE

01970 62 27 01

lft@aber.ac.uk