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Centre of Latin American Studies

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MPhil in Latin American Studies

Students from Britain, Latin America, the United States and across the world take our MPhil each year, attracted by the reputation of Cambridge as a world-class university, and by the rigour and breadth of the course.

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PhD in Latin American Studies

The Centre has a strong community of PhD students working across a wide range of disciplines

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Research Facilities

Postgraduate students and visitors at the Centre of Latin American Studies, recently relocated to the University's newest building, have access to excellent facilities across the university. The world-famous University Library is home to 6 million volumes while the Centre also has its own library and an extensive film collection.

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Latest News & Upcoming Events

Exposición: Redes de vanguardia: Amauta y América Latina, 1926-1930

25 February 2019

Redes de vanguardia: Amauta y América Latina, 1926-1930 Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid Curatorship: Beverly Adams and Natalia Majluf El despertar de las vanguardias en Latinoamérica

Exhibition: The Avant-garde Networks of Amauta: Argentina, Mexico, and Peru in the 1920s

25 February 2019

The Avant-garde Networks of Amauta: Argentina, Mexico, and Peru in the 1920s 20 February – 27 May, 2019 Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid Curatorship: Beverly Adams and Natalia Majluf Also see article in: Financial Times, Rachel Spence MARCH 8, 2019 The shortlived but brilliant Latin American journal Amauta : The story of José...

CLAS MPhil student awarded Gates Cambridge Trust Scholarship

15 February 2019

We are delighted to announce that the Gates Cambridge Trust have awarded a scholarship to our CLAS MPhil applicant, Mr Fernando Rojas , for 2019.

Brumadinho dam disaster

31 January 2019

The Centre of Latin American Studies expresses its deepest condolences to the victims of, and our solidarity with the survivors of the Brumadinho dam disaster. The disaster has claimed the lives of several dozen people and many more are still missing. We commend the work of Firefighters and the Red Cross, along with all...

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Science in Text and Culture in Latin America

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An AHRC-funded international research network which aims to establish a dialogue between the growing number of academic researchers working on the relationship between science and culture in Latin America.

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Pulsamérica

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Pulsamérica, founded by CLAS MPhil students in 2011, is a Latin American news link that provides a succinct, impartial summary of the week’s news on a country by country basis.

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