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Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

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The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional Association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 12,000 members, nearly 60 percent of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe.

LASA's mission is to foster intellectual discussion, research, and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas; to promote the interests of its diverse membership; and to encourage civic engagement through network building and public debate.

Upcoming Important Dates

  • March 15, 2018
    Deadline for ALL LASA2018 participants to pre-register for LASA2018
  • March 19, 2018
    LASA has decided to exceptionally extend the pre-registration deadline to March 19th, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST
  • April 1, 2018
    Deadline for TRAVEL GRANTEES to submit their electronic paper for conference proceedings and memoirs for LASA2018

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