From: Lucy Taylor [lft]
Sent: 18 June 2008 16:00
Subject: SLAS e-letter June 2008
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New Director at Institute for the Study of the Americas
The Institute for the Study of the Americas, part of the University of London’s School of Advanced Study, is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Director, Professor Maxine Molyneux, from 1 September 2008. She replaces Professor James Dunkerley, who leaves the Institute after ten years as Director. Professor Dunkerley says, ‘I am delighted by the appointment of Maxine Molyneux, whose concerns to promote high quality academic research are matched by her engagement in public policy, particularly in the field of development.’ For more information, see attachment and ISA website http://www.americas.sas.ac.uk/.
Lectureship in Latin American
Studies (see jobs.ac.uk - posted 6th June
Spanish and Portuguese Studies at Queens invites applications for the above post. Applications from candidates working in any area of Latin American Studies, although preference may be given to those with research and teaching strengths in Latin American Studies post 1800. Informal enquiries: Dr. Fiona Clark, telephone: 028 9097 5362 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Interviews will be held in early September 2008. Salary scale: £30,912 - £45,397 per annum (including contribution points)
Closing date: 4.00pm, Friday 27 June 2008
International Health and Development: The Institute for International Health and Development (IIHD) of Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh is currently able to offer a unique opportunity for a full fee scholarship for one of our three Masters programmes for applicants from the following Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela. See attachment for details.
Undergraduate essay prize competition
The Institute for the Study of the Americas, 2008 undergraduate essay prize competition open to undergraduate students in any discipline in the UK. The author of the best essay will be awarded £500 and the work will be published in the ISA newsletter americas plural. The deadline for submissions is Monday 30 June 2008. For further information, please visit http://www.americas.sas.ac.uk/postgraduate_study.htm
July 2-4 2008 Society for Caribbean Studies Annual Conference, University of Edinburgh (Institute of Geography)
For details, see. Non-presenting delegates are reminded to register by 20th June 2008.
9 e 12 setembro 2008 IV Congresso da Associacao Brasileira de EStudos da Homocultura (ABEH), São Paulo, Univesidade de São
Paulo. For details see: http://www.abeh.dominiotemporario.com/
Calls for Papers
15-18 July 2009 "Heroes, victims or villains? Irish Presentations and Representations in Latin America and the Caribbean" Second Conference of the Society for Irish Latin American Studies (SILAS) Morelia, Mexico Organised by the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo. Deadline: 1 November 2008 for abstracts in English, Portuguese or Spanish (c.300 words) to: www.irlandeses.org/mexico2009.htm. Deadline for attendance only, 1 April 2009. For more information see:
26-28 July 2009 "Latin American Jewish Experiences through Plural Lenses" XIV International Research Conference of LAJSA Latin American Jewish Studies Association (LAJSA), Tel Aviv University, Israel. See attachment for details. Deadline for proposals 15 September 2008.
January 29 - 30, 2009 “The Urban Divide in Latin America: Challenges and Strategies for Social Inclusion” University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies 58th Annual Conference (University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA). The conference will include keynote plenary sessions (Alan Gilbert, University College London, Department of Geography; Jaime Lerner, former Mayor of Curitiba, Brazil) and paper presentations organized in panels. Submit a 150-word abstract at:Deadline: September 1, 2008.
25 June 2008 Abel Sierra Madero “Sexuality and the Cuban Nation” 6.30pm (Henry Thomas Room, Tower Building, Holloway Road, (opposite Holloway Road Tube Station). Organised by International Institute for the Study of Cuba (with support of Roehampton University) To attend, please register by email:. See flyer attached.
26 June 2008 Arturo Arias “Constructing Ethnic Bodiesand Identities in Miguel Angel Asturias and Rigoberta Menchú” and Jill Robbins “Andalusia, Transvestism and the Phallic Woman: Ana Rossetti’s Plumas de España” 4pm, G65, 15 Woodland Road, Bristol. Research Seminar, Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, University of Bristol.
30 July 2008 Adrian Hearn “Cuba’s Engagement with China: Domestic and Regional Implications” 6.30pm (Henry Thomas Room, Tower Building, Holloway Road, (opposite Holloway Road Tube Station). Organised by International Institute for the Study of Cuba (with support of Roehampton University) To attend, please register by email:. See flyer attached.
BOLIVIAN STUDIES JOURNAL Call for Articles: The Editorial Board invites authors and scholars from all disciplines (Humanities and Social Sciences) to submit unpublished articles, essays, studies, etc. for volume 15. See attachment for details. See alsoDeadline August 30th 2008.
Dr Lucy Taylor
Adran Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol / Department of International Politics
Prifysgol Aberystwyth University
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