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XXXVI International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association

Wednesday May 23, 2018 to Saturday May 26, 2018
Barcelona, Spain

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.

The EU-LAC Foundation will be one of the main institutional sponsors of the LASA2018 Congress, which will take place in Barcelona from 23rd to 26th May 2018 in the Centre Convencions International Barcelona and will have as a theme "Latin American Studies in a Globalized World"

In particular, the Foundation will sponsor the Presidential Panel to be held on May 23:

Rethinking the relations between Latin America and Europe. Between Interdependent Inequalities and "cooperation" for civilizational transitions 

Our Executive Director, Paola Amadei, is scheduled to be a discussant for the EULAC FOCUS panel on May 26th:

How to Give Focus to EU – CELAC cultural, scientific and social relations: Who, What, Where and How?

And the Foundation will participate on a panel organised by the Smart Specialisation Strategies Platform (S3Platform) of the EU Joint Research Centre, scheduled for May 25:

Specialisation in Latin America and the EU: Regional Challenges and Transcontinental Opportunities

For more information please visit the official website