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Argentine Studies Program
In 2020, ILAS established a new Argentine Studies Program. Building upon the strengths of ILAS’s faculty, including its director, and student interest in Argentina and the Southern Cone, and leveraging ILAS’ connections with the Columbia Global Center Santiago and the work of twenty faculty working on Argentina, the Argentine Studies Program aims to stimulate discussion, research, and collaboration on and off campus about the country and the region, and to provide opportunities for Argentine scholars and decision makers. The Argentine Studies Program currently involves two main initiates, a new Argentine Studies Visiting Fellowship Program and the creation of a Women’s Leadership Network. The Argentine Studies program has also organized a variety of events about Argentina.
Our Academic Mission
The goal of this network is to foster women’s participation in position of decision-making including political, economic, scientific, labor, communication, NGOs, and social activities. To achieve these aims, we have created a network of women leadership that aims promote a gender perspective across and achieve equal opportunities. Participants include national legislators, business leaders, NGO directors, public officers in charge of state-owned enterprises and in high government positions, scholars, journalist, and labor representatives.
The Argentine Studies Visiting Fellowship Program provides unique funded opportunities for scholars and scientists in Argentina interested in spending two months at Columbia while engaging in public policy-related research, attending and contributing to public programming, interacting with faculty and students, and participating in courses. Faculty from Argentinian universities are eligible to apply for ILAS’ Argentine Studies Visiting Fellowship. For a list of current fellows, please visit our Visiting Scholars and Fellows page.
Argentine Studies Visiting Fellowship Policy Briefs
As part of this program fellows were asked to produce a policy paper applied to Argentina on different topics. Click below to find the papers produced in each category: Nature and Society, Gender, and Productive Development Policies.