América Latina en transición
4 de octubre de 2019 :
We are delighted to announce the launch of the Netherlands Research School Latin America Studies, the research school through which the multidisciplinary and interuniversity Latin American Studies Program (LASP) will continue its activities with eight participating Dutch academic institutions. To celebrate this, we are organizing a conference titled “Latin America in Transition” on Friday 4 October 2019 in Amsterdam. The beautiful venue for this event is Pakhuis de Zwijger, located close to Amsterdam Central Station.
We are honored to announce our distinguished keynote speaker and expert in the field for the conference will be dr. Josette Altmann Borbón, Secretary-General of FLACSO (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales). She will share her insight with us in the plenary lecture “Latin America’s Transition to a New Political Map: Challenges for Regional Integration.” Furthermore we will have two parallel panel sessions, covering varied themes in the Latin American research field:
· Latin America’s Right Turn and the Role of Think Tanks and Intellectuals (participants: prof. dr. Patricio Silva, Pablo Ortúzar & Sebastián Rumié)
· Beyond Conflictivity: Socio-territorial Relations in Small-Scale Gold Mining Zones (participants: dr. Marjo de Theije, dr. Luciana Massaro, Yohana Ruffiner, María Eugenia Robles & Jesse Jonkman)
· Security, Violence and Popular Religion: Anthropological Contributions and Thoughts (participants: prof. dr. Wil Pansters, dr. Martijn Oosterbaan, dr. Rafael Sánchez, dr. Francesca Cerbini & Evi Kostner)
· Gender Malleability, Sexuality and Social Media (participants: dr. Laura Harvey, dr. Sander de Ridder, Brenda Rodríguez Cortés & Irene Arends)
Registration is required and free of charge. Please register through this Google form by 15 September. If you have any questions you can write us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope you can spread this announcements widely in your networks!
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