UPCOMING EVENTS & COURSES

    24/05/19 LECTURE
    Nalacs, CEDLA & in collaboration with IUCN Europe and Milieudefensie

    According to human rights organizations, Latin America is the most violent region for the defenders of the Earth. I recent years, around 60% of murders of land/nature defenders have occurred in this region. Defenders face not only the violence of organized crime and paramilitary groups, but also the repression, stigmatization and criminalization of governments, the security forces, state entities and companies. +INFO

  • 29/05/19 WORKSHOP FOR YOUNG RESEARCHERS

    Studying water as a transdisciplinary challenge, from environmental governance to knowledge and territorial politics
    Delft Institute for Water Education (IHE) +INFO

  • 14/06/19 Minerals, Power, Imagination: Latin America and the World

  • Barbara Hogenboom, CEDLA-UvA
    Venue: Inaugural Lecture, UvA Aula (Singel 411)

    CEDLA-UvA Master
    Latin American Studies

    DEADLINE APPLICATIONS
    1 JULY 2019

    A multi-disciplinary Master of Arts programme in Latin American Studies, and is given in English.
    The programme lasts 15 months and earns 75 European credits. +INFO


  • VACATURE

    Wij zijn op zoek naar een enthousiaste en ervaren secretaresse met uitstekende multitasking vaardigheden ter ondersteuning van de directeur en wetenschappelijke staf. Je bent het eerste aanspreekpunt voor de directeur, stafleden en promovendi en treedt op als gastvrouw/heer voor bezoekers. Daarnaast verricht je een aantal algemene secretariële en administratieve taken in samenwerking met de secretaresse Onderwijszaken. +INFO


  • 27/05/19 ISS Event: Amazon indigenous people, global agribusiness and authoritarian government

  • Gabriella Russo Lopes (CEDLA PhD) will participate in this event


  • On 27 May 2019, ISS lecturer of Work, Organisation and Labour Rights, Lee Pegler, will chair a round table discussion with Gabriela Russo Lopes, Tim Boekhout and Vandria Borari entitled 'Amazon indigenous people, global agribusiness and authoritarian government'. During this roundtable, Lee Pegler will chair as each speaker brings up a different topic related to 'Amazon indigenous people, global agribusiness and authoritarian government'. Gabriela Russo Lopes will discuss the topic of 'Amazonian land-use and commodities chains', while Tim Boekhout will raise the topic of 'Illegal deforestation and access to justice by traditional communities '. +INFO


  • The CEDLA-UvA Master Latin American Studies offers a multi-disciplinary Master of Arts programme in Latin American Studies, and is given in English. The programme lasts 15 months and earns 75 European credits.

    How to apply
    Our application process is open throughout the year, though there are some important deadlines: 1 February for Latin American students seeking a NUFFIC scholarship,
    1 May
    for general admissions (for all students – this is the latest date that we can accept international students requiring a student visa), and 1 July for late applications. Classes always start in the first week of September.


  • CEDLA welcomes Javier Corrales

  • Dwight W. Morrow Professor and Chair of Political Science at Amherst College, in Amherst, Massachusetts

    He will be at CEDLA from May to early July 2019 working on a new research project on polarization in Latin America, with a focus on the role of incumbents, expresidents and newcomers running for office and to teach a course on The Politics of Commodity Dependence: Oil, Mining, and Drug Trade in Latin America. He is also doing ongoing research on contemporary politics in Venezuela and Colombia. +INFO