Its main objective was to promote academic freedom and the exchange of critical thought and ideas that could contribute to the development of European Latin Americanism. Directive Comittee meeting in Helsinki President: Jussi O. Statutes in Spanish. Image: Salamanca
CEISAL - European Council for Social Research on Latin America
Latin American Studies
Department A-Z. Students from Britain, Latin America, the United States and across the world take our MPhil each year, attracted by the reputation of Cambridge as a world-class university, and by the rigour and breadth of the course. The Centre has a strong community of PhD students working across a wide range of disciplines. Postgraduate students and visitors at the Centre of Latin American Studies, recently relocated to the University's newest building, have access to excellent facilities across the university. The world-famous University Library is home to 6 million volumes while the Centre also has its own library and an extensive film collection. Open Event at the Centre: Friday, 1 November Viva Cuba!
Jump to navigation. Get a broad interdisciplinary education while studying the history, culture, and society of Latin America. Collaborate with internationally renowned Latin American scholars and develop your research skills.
An internationally renowned Advisory Board is set up for academic advice. As a Center for Advanced Latin American Studies, CALAS seeks to foment research of interest in the social sciences and humanities in Latin America, applying historical, scientific and systematic approaches and employing transdisciplinary and transregional dialogue. Through this cross-pollination of ideas and methods, CALAS aims to stimulate the establishment of a new Latin American research landscape of Centers for Advanced Studies, which create a space for the development of a new generation of transregional and dialogue-oriented research on an international level. Towards the common end of promoting research on Latin America through a transregional exchange, German and Latin American partners work together to:. Access to knowledge in Latin America is highly unequal; certain groups remain at a disadvantage on the basis of their economic level, race, region, and gender, barring their admittance into top research and education institutions.