2014 Conference: Society for Latin American Studies

SLAS 2014

50th Anniversary Conference

Birkbeck, University of London, 3rd-4th April 2014

Key dates:

  • CF Papers closes 22nd November
  • Registration opens 20th December


The Society for Latin American Studies will hold their annual conference in 2014 at Birkbeck, University of London. This will be the 50th SLAS conference, and we are planning a vibrant programme that will reflect the diversity of Latin American studies today. We expect to welcome approximately 350 academics to the two-day event.

The conference arrivals desk will be open from the afternoon on the 2nd of April and a welcome reception will be held for early arrivals. The panels will run all day on the 3rd of April and 4th of April.

Call for Papers
The call for papers has now closed. Panel convenors will communicate their decisions to authors over the coming weeks and registration will then open on 20 December.

This year, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary, we will have two keynote speakers:

3rd April
Professor Matthew Restall of Pennsylvannia State University will speak on Cortés and Moctezuma

4th April
Professor Javier Auyero of the University of Texas at Austin will present ‘Towards a political sociology of urban marginality’

More information about the conference will be placed on this site closer to the event.

Conference convenor: Jasmine Gideon
To learn more about what SLAS does, and to join the society, please visit their website at www.slas.org.uk

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