THE SLAS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
The conference is the key event in our calendar, attracting 200-350 participants. It takes place during the Easter vacation in different locations each year.
Academic panels vary widely, from economics to music via anthropology, politics, history, literature, geography and film. We have a keynote speaker and social events which in the past have included visits to galleries, film festivals and which culminate in the conference dinner with salsa dancing.
PILAS runs workshops for postgraduate students at the conference and all panels are strongly encouraged to include at least one postgraduate speaker. Postgraduate attendance is facilitated by the conference bursary.
In years where the annual conference takes place face-to-face, funding is available to assist Latin American scholars who are presenting a paper with their travel expenses.
2023 SLAS CONFERENCE - Queen's University Belfast
29th - 31st March
The Call for Papers and further details will be available over the summer.
Our 2024 conference will be held in University of Amsterdam.
If you are interested in hosting a SLAS conference in the future, please contact the SLAS secretary.
Details of previous conferences are available in History.
Photo: David Wood, Walls, Cuzco, Peru