The Latin American Studies Programme (LASP), which is coordinated by CEDLA, has received a grant of 850.000€ from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). LASP is an interuniversity graduate programme dedicated to research and graduate education on Latin America. The common research aim of LASP is to understand and explain the key social, political, cultural and economic transformations in this region in the context of global developments. LASP applies a comprehensive and integrated approach that combines a range of theories and methods from the social sciences and the human
LASP is the platform for collaboration of researchers from five academic institutions:
1) Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation (CEDLA);
2) Department of Cultural Anthropology of Utrecht University;
3) Programme Group Governance for Inclusive Development of the University of Amsterdam;
4) Department of Latin American Studies of Leiden University, and
5) Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of VU University Amsterdam.
The finances received from NWO are meant for the expansion of this interuniversitary collaboration. It will allow LASP to finance PhD projects of four of its most promising students.
This seminar aims to discuss the relationship between researchers and the Latin American city as subject and location of social-scientific research. The discussions will be guided by questions such as 'how do researchers visualise the empirical reality of today's Latin American cities? And what analytic challenges does this bring along?' + info
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