Home » News & Events

Latest News

Posted Jan 30, 2014

New Book by Associate Professor Regina Cortina is Published

Regina Cortina is Associate Professor of Education in the Department of International and Transcultural Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her current research explores European aid to education in Latin America and its strategic importance for the field of international and comparative education. Dr Cortina studies the role of education in international development and poverty reduction, particularly focusing on ways in which greater opportunities can be created for marginalized groups.Her new book is called "The Education of Indigenous Citizens in Latin America"

Posted Nov 09, 2013

ILAS launches Center for Mexican Studies

Posted Sep 26, 2013

ILAS welcomes new visiting faculty

Posted Jul 01, 2013

Former Tinker Visiting Professor Gabriel Negretto publishes a book on constitutional change

Posted Jul 01, 2013

ILAS Welcomes New Director and Director of Graduate Studies

The Institute of Latin American Studies welcomes the new Director  Jose Moya and the new Director of Graduate Studies Gustavo S. Azenha. 

Upcoming Events

Oct 21, 2014 12:00 PM, International Affairs Building Room 802, 420 West 118th St.

Cuba's Challenge: Foreign Financial Restrictions on the Cuban Economy

SpeakerMarlén Sánchez, University of Havana

Dr. Marlén Sánchez is an economist at the Center of International Economic Research at the University of Havana, where she is a specialist in International Finance.  Cuba has experienced a substantial decline in its external finance as a result of its deficit in the balance of payments, its lack of reserves, its high foreign debt, its credit qualification and the limited diversification of official financing sources.  In this context what might be the role of the international and regional multilateral banks? What are the main obstacles?


Oct 21, 2014 6:00 PM, Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd floor, Barnard Hall

Removal of Criminals: The Massive Deportations of Mexican Migrants from the US

Speaker: Rafael Alarcon, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Tijuana, Mexico

Oct 22, 2014 1:00 PM, Avery Hall, Columbia University

Latin Lab Brown Bag Series

Speaker: Roberto Moris

The Latin Lab Brown Bag Series (LBS) are happenings where international scholars introduce issues on Latin American spatial practices.

Oct 24, 2014 12:10 PM, 457 Schermerhorn Extension

A Long Strange Trip: Latin America's Global Drugs

Speaker: Paul Gootenberg, Stony Brook Univeristy 

This event is part of the Americas South Seminar: Dominant, Residual, and Emergent Political Forms.

Oct 27, 2014 4:30 PM, International Affairs Building Room 802, 420 West 118th St.

Mexican Mondays

Join us for the next Mexican Mondays meeting, a series hosted by the Center for Mexican Studies and the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures to discuss new publications, current affairs, and more.

October 27: Carmen Boullosa, “Defensa imaginaria de una Texas imaginada”