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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

Free Film Screening: NAE PASARAN

14 May 2019

Free Film Screening NAE PASARAN - Monday 20 May 5.30pm CLAS Cambridge

Success for CLAS Staff in the Brazil Section Awards at LASA

3 April 2019

We are very pleased to share the success of two of our members at the Brazil Section Awards at LASA: Pedro Mendes Loureiro received an Honorable Mention for his Thesis The Ebb and Flow of the Pink Tide: Reformist Development Strategies in Brazil and Argentina in the Best Dissertation in the Social Sciences category. Maite...

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.

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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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