CfP deadline extension: Postgraduates in Latin American Studies annual conference (4-5 June 2019, University of York)

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Call for Papers
April 29, 2019
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Graduate Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Indigenous Studies

Postgraduates in Latin American Studies 2019 Annual Conference:

“Communities of Knowledge, Communities of Action”

4-5th June 2019

University of York

Funded by the Society for Latin American Studies and the Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of London

Call for papers

This year's PILAS annual conference, titled “Communities of Knowledge, Communities of Action”, invites us to explore the relationship between knowledge formation and public action in Latin America. We invite contributions concerning subjects from any historical period or geographical location within the general scope of interest of Latin American Studies.

Due to considerable interest in this event, we have now decided to extend the deadline for paper and panel proposals till 29 April 2019.

We invite abstracts on topics and disciplines including, but not limited to:

  • Visual Cultures
  • Literature, Languages and Translation Studies
  • Political and Social Sciences, International Relations and Development Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Environmental Studies
  • History
  • Women and Gender Studies
  • Race and Indigenous Studies

We invite individual proposals for 20-minute papers, as well as proposals for panels (three 20-minute papers). Please send an abstract (200-300 words), a brief biography and 3 to 5 keywords to by the 29th of April 2019 at 23:59 UK time.

Attendance is free and panellists are required to be members of the Society of Latin American Studies (SLAS). For more information about SLAS membership, please go to

A number of travel bursaries will be made available for postgraduate students who are members of SLAS. Please express your interest when submitting your abstract.

For more information, please go to

Contact Info: 

Olgierd Iwanczewski (Secretary), Postgraduates in Latin American Studies committee 2018-2019.

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