From:                                         Lucy Taylor [lft]

Sent:                                           20 April 2009 15:53

Subject:                                     SLAS e-letter April 2009

Attachments:                          Irish Latin American Research Fund.doc; Europe Meets Latin America.doc; transnational cinemas.pdf; Otras Américas.doc; Ageing Conference flyer.pdf; Ageing in Latin America.doc; Mi pueblo UEA conference.doc; Transnational Art.pdf; Arte Transnacional.pdf; Nottingham taught-masters.pdf; Anarchism and Sexuality.doc; New Journal - Poverty & Public Policy; Dorothy Severin Research Fellowship.doc; Representaciones e identidades.doc; Int J of media and cultural politics.doc; Colombia workshop leaflet.pdf; Colombia Workshop Registration Form 1 (2).doc

 

Dear All,

 

This is the last e-letter that you will receive from me, Lucy Taylor. Silvia Posocco from the LSE will be taking over shortly; you can contact her on slasweb@live.com to advertise your events, opportunities and news.

 

Thank you for your support over the last two years – I wish you all the best for the future!  

Lucy

 

RESEARCH FUNDING

 

Irish Latin American Research Fund        The objective of the Irish Latin American Research Fund is to support innovative and significant research in the different aspects of relations between Ireland and Latin America. See attachment and website:  http://www.irlandeses.org/09grants1.htm

Deadline: Thursday, 30 April 2009.

 

LASA Otras Américas/ Otros Saberes      A collaborative research initiative on Justice Reform and Citizenship Rights from the Latin American Studies Association. Aims to enhance citizen-focused collaborative research between academy and civil society-based intellectuals. Research grants up to US $20,000 to support basic research expenses over the period of one year, beginning August 2009. See attachment or website for details: https://webmail.london.ac.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/members/news/otrossaberes2.asp 

Deadline for proposals: April 30, 2009.

 

Dorothy Sherman-Severin Research Fellowship for Early-Career Researchers in Luso-Hispanic Studies.

The Executive Committees of the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland (AHGBI) and Women in Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin-American Studies (WISPS) invite applications. Designed to address the needs of talented early-career researchers in Luso-Hispanic Studies (broadly understood); grant of up to £1500 and a formal mentoring relationship with an experienced colleague. See attachment.

Deadline for applications is June 1st 2009.

 

CONFERENCES

 

April 24-25, 2009               New Approaches to Latin American Popular Culture, International Symposium. University of Cambridge.  Keynote: Alberto Moreiras.

Full programme available at: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/761/programme/

Registration at: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/761/

May 21-22, 2009               A Non-negotiated Solution to the Colombian Conflict? The implications for sustainable peace and democracy. University of Bradford. See attached flyer and registration form.  

May 26th – 31st, 2009    Europe Meets Latin America: A Forum for Young Leaders. Week-long seminar in Berlin. Further information see attachment and website: http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/index.php?en_program_next-weeklong-seminars

July 2-3, 2009                     Ageing in Latin America: Developing the Research Agenda Oxford Institute of Ageing, University of Oxford. Conference attendance is free, registration is mandatory; deadline for registrations is 1 June 2009.

For details see attachment and website: http://www.ageing.ox.ac.uk/events/conferences-workshops

2-5 September 2009       Representaciones e identidades Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahía Blanca. See attachment for details.  Resumen (150 Palabras) antes del 4 de Mayo.

 

Sept. 11-12, 2009              Mi pueblo me hace cantar: La nueva canción latinoamericana/Latin American New Song: a 21st Century View. University of East Anglia. See attachment for details. Abstracts (300 words) to Hazel Marsh hazel.marsh@uea.ac.uk. Deadline 31st May 2009.

November 6-7, 2009       Meeting Margins: Transnational Art in Latin America and Europe, 1950-1978 International Graduate Forum,

University of Texas at Austin. The call is particularly aimed at current doctoral candidates, post-doctoral researchers who completed their doctorate in the past 3 years, and emerging scholars with equivalent experience. THREE travel bursaries are available for applicants from Caribbean and Central/South American countries. See attachments (English and Español) and website: http://www2.essex.ac.uk/arthistory/meeting_margins

Deadline: Send 500 word abstract by 5 May, 2009 to Ian Dudley at idudle@essex.ac.uk

February 19 2010              Anarchism and Sexuality in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries, University of Leeds. See attachment for details. Send abstracts (200 words) or expressions of interest to Gwendolyn Windpassinger (G.Windpassinger@lboro.ac.uk) or Richard Cleminson (R.M.Cleminson@leeds.ac.uk.

Deadline: Tuesday, 30th of June, 2009.

 

SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS

 

24 April 2009                       Labour Standards and Social Justice: Theory and Practice in Latin America and the Caribbean

Workshop convened by Kevin J. Middlebrook and Caterina Perrone, Institute for the Study of the Americas

Time: 13:15 - 17:00

Venue: Institute for the Study of the Americas, 35 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HA To view the programme, please go to http://americas.sas.ac.uk/events/events.php?id=5634

 

JOURNAL NEWS

 

Transnational Cinemas                Call for papers from this new film journals seeking articles, interviews, visual essays and reports on film festivals and conferences. See PDF flyer attached. 

 

Poverty and Public Policy            Call for papers for new journal. See attachment.

 

International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics Call for papers, see attachment and here

                                                                http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals.php?issn=17408296

 

 

POSTGRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

 

University of Nottingham            Abbey Santander Scholarships - 9 full tuition fee scholarships for new students from Latin American countries registering on Taught Masters programmes at The University of Nottingham in September 2009 – any subject area. Further details, see attachment.

Deadline 29 May 2009    

University of Leeds                        AHRC-sponsored Ph.D. scholarship in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies. See                                                                                http://www.leeds.ac.uk/smlc/documents/AHRC%20BGP%20Results.pdf. 

                                                                Deadline: must be received in Leeds by 24th April.

 

 

 

 

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