From: Lucy Taylor [lft]
Sent: 16 January 2009 15:50
Subject: Slas e-letter, January 2009
Attachments: Caribbean Research Seminar in the North.doc; world food crisis.pdf; Postgraduate_conference_announcement_and_second_call_for________________abstracts1.doc; La revista Anclajes.doc; Transnational Migration and Cities.doc; Call for Essays-Au Naturel.pdf; SEN Call for Papers.doc
Happy New Year! This month’s e-letter includes lots of information on SLAS matters, as well as notes on conferences, journal news, a call for essays and up coming seminars.
Annual Conference 2009 ‘(Re) Invasions and Inventions: Latin
America Confronts the 21st Century’
University of Leeds, Thursday 26 & Friday 27 March 2009
Full details can be found here: http://www.polis.leeds.ac.uk/research/events/slas-conf-09/
Deadline for Registration 20 February 2009
‘The Bicentenary: Approaching 200 Years of Latin American
University of Cambridge 26 & 27 February 2009 - with a pre-conference lecture on Wednesday 25 February
For details and registration form (registration still open) see: http://pilas.slas.org.uk/annualConference.htm
SLAS Grants 2009 Many deadlines are approaching…
· Postgraduate Bursaries (SLAS Conference): 15 February
· Postgraduate Travel Grant: 28 February
· Postgraduate Conference Grant: 28 February
· Latin American Scholar's SLAS Conference Grant: 15 February
· JISLAC Travel Grant 28 February
SLAS Prizes 2009 There are two prizes:
· Harold Blakemore Prize (Postgraduate) 28 February
· JISLAC Prize (Postdoctoral) 28 February
SLAS Treasurer honoured! John Fisher, long standing member of SLAS and treasurer, was recently honoured by the Peruvian government, becoming a Great Officer of the order of The Sun of Peru, no less! See:
27 and 28 January 2009 ‘The World Food Crisis and the Global South’ Co-organised by the Institute for the Study of the Americas and the Food Studies Centre, the School of Oriental and African Studies. Time: 9.30 (registration 9.00) - 5.00.
The Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies Thornhaugh St, Russell Square, London WC1H OXG
See attached PDF.
30th January, 2009 ‘Caribbean Research Seminar in the North’ An Interdisciplinary Research Seminar on the Caribbean and its Diasporas, in association with the Society for Caribbean Studies. Funded by Joint Initiative for the Study of Latin American and the Caribbean http://www.jislac.org.uk/
1.45 - 5.30 pm, Club Room, CCA: The Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD
For further information see attachment. To register, contact: Alasdair Pettinger: email@example.com
11 March, 2009 ‘Globalisation in the Americas: Interactions and Reactions’ Americas Research Group (ARG) Postgraduate Conference, Newcastle Institute for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (NIASSH), Newcastle University.
For further details, see attachment and: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hss/frdg/americas/
1-3 July, 2009 33rd Annual Conference, Society for Caribbean Studies. Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), University of Hull.
Research paper proposals are welcome from all disciplines and on all areas of the Caribbean and its diasporas.
For further details, see http://www.caribbeanstudies.org.uk/.
26-28 August 2009 ‘Transnational Migration and Cities in the Global South’ RGS IBG Annual International Conference
See attachtched CFP. Please submit your abstract (max 250 words) by 19th January 2009 to
Anclajes La revista Anclajes (ISSN 0329-3807) convoca a investigadores y docentes interesados en publicar artículos, notas y reseñas sobre literatura latinoamericana, teoría y crítica literaria, estudios culturales y estudios lingüísticos.
See attachment. Contact:
Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism Advertising for contributions, particularly from young professionals, post-docs and early-stage lecturers. SEN especially
encourages submissions from PhD candidates.
For submissions to be considered for publication in 2009, please submit by 30th January, 2009.
See attachment and website: http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=1473-8481
Hispanic Naturalism Call for essays on this topic. Editors are Lara Bernadette Anderson (University of Melbourne, Australia) and J.P. Spicer-Escalante (Utah State University). See attachment.
LECTURES AND SEMINARS
“Cuban Baseball and national identity: a Nation of Peloteros” Thomas F. Carter (University of Brighton).
Thomas Carter will introduce his new book on how baseball has played a significant role since the nineteenth century in Cuban society and in the formation of Cuban national identity and how it continues to resonate with everyday life and politics to this day.
International Institute for the Study of Cuba, Henry Thomas Room, Tower Building London Metropolitan University
Thursday 5 February, 2009, 6.30pm. Entrance is free but please register your intention to attend by email:
Centre for Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge. Seminar series.
Mondays 5.15pm, Seminar Room A 1st Floor 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge.
Click here for details: http://www.latin-american.cam.ac.uk/events/seminars/
Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London. Seminar series.
31, Tavistock Square, London WC1. Contact Olga Jimenez firstname.lastname@example.org; 020 7862 8871
Click here for details: http://americas.sas.ac.uk/events.php?aoi_id=78
Dr Lucy Taylor
Adran Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol / Department of International Politics
Prifysgol Aberystwyth University
01970 62 27 01