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Read more at: Professor David A. Brading (1936-2024)

Professor David A. Brading (1936-2024)

It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of Professor David A. Brading on April 20, in Cambridge. Professor Brading was one of the most distinguished historians of Latin America. Author of an extensive and important work, David Brading made fundamental contributions to the knowledge of the political, economic...


Read more at: CLAS is recruiting for a part-time Research Assistant for The Prison Consensus Project

CLAS is recruiting for a part-time Research Assistant for The Prison Consensus Project

Research Assistant - The Prison Consensus Project Part Time (0.5 FTE) Fixed Term (36 months) Applications are invited for a 36-month Research Assistant position on The Prison Consensus Project, a research effort funded by the Leverhulme Trust. This project is concerned with the exponential construction of prisons in Brazil...


Read more at: Graham Denyer Willis and Pedro Mendes Loureiro receive Distinguished Scholar Awards

Graham Denyer Willis and Pedro Mendes Loureiro receive Distinguished Scholar Awards

Congratulations to Graham Denyer Willis and Pedro Mendes Loureiro for receiving the Distinguished Scholar Award from The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.


Read more at: Professor Graham Denyer Willis and Dr Pedro Mendes Loureiro awarded grants

Professor Graham Denyer Willis and Dr Pedro Mendes Loureiro awarded grants

Congratulations to Pedro Mendes Loureiro and Graham Denyer Willis who have won funding for two projects to examine why Brazil is building prisons exponentially, who benefits, and how this is changing Brazilian society. The first is a 3 year Leverhulme Research Project Grant for £299,000 on what we call “The Prison...


Read more at: LASA Condemns Nicaragua's Illegal closure of the Central American University

LASA Condemns Nicaragua's Illegal closure of the Central American University

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) strongly condemns the illegitimate closure of the Central American University (UCA) by the State of Nicaragua. Read the statement here


Read more at: Fully funded MPhil opportunity

Fully funded MPhil opportunity

Cambridge Masters Scholarship in Latin American Studies The Centre of Lartin American Studies has an exciting fully funded MPhil opportunity funded jointly with the Cambridge Trust. Full details can be found here