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Job notice: Research Centre Administrator (deadline Nov 16)

CILAVS is seeking to appoint a Research Centre Administrator for 2020-21 with excellent organisational skills, and some knowledge of/interest in Iberian and Latin American visual culture, literature and/or related fields (including Spanish and/or Portuguese language). Experience with event management (online… Continue Reading →

Accepting applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships at Birkbeck

The Department of Cultures and Languages at Birkbeck, University of London is inviting expressions of interest in a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship in Spanish and Latin American Studies. These Fellowships are designed to support outstanding early career researchers in the humanities and… Continue Reading →

AHRC PhD studentship: Biocultural knowledge, power and poetics in South American featherwork

Birkbeck, University of London, and the Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford are pleased to announce the availability of a fully funded Collaborative Doctoral Training grant from October 2020 to undertake research on South American objects made by Indigenous peoples… Continue Reading →

CHASE DTP Studentships at Birkbeck, University of London (11 Jan)

Apply now: CHASE DTP Studentships at Birkbeck, University of London The Department of Cultures and Languages at Birkbeck, University of London is delighted to offer Doctoral Studentships in Spanish and Latin American Studies. Birkbeck is part of the Consortium for the Humanities… Continue Reading →


Articles by CILAVS’ members Carmen Fracchia and Luis Trindade are included in the just published volume Postcolonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic edited by Jerome C. Branche. See Table of Contents

El Encanto at Birkbeck’s Peltz Gallery

6 April – 4 May 2017 The Peltz Gallery, 43 Gordon Square El Encanto is a new exhibition of work by the artist Freddy Dewe Mathews. The series, developed over the last three years, looks at the history of the… Continue Reading →

New project: Mobilising the value of biocultural collections in Brazil

New project: Mobilising the value of biocultural collections in Brazil Mobilising the value of biocultural collections in Brazil, a project funded by the Institutional Links British Council (Newton Fund) led by the Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de… Continue Reading →

New studentships for research on Brazilian visual culture

Birkbeck has been awarded two fully-funded PhD studentships by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), under the Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme, both for research on aspects of Brazilian visual culture. The studentships will support doctoral projects supervised by Dr… Continue Reading →

Birkbeck and SOAS offer new BA Global Cinemas and Screen Arts joint programme

For the first time, undergraduate students will be able to study a degree in global cinema in the heart of London, thanks to an innovative new course offered by Birkbeck and SOAS. The two prestigious London institutions are bringing their… Continue Reading →

Birkbeck project reveals Andean weaving history

The completion of a four-year Birkbeck-led research project into Andean textiles has created a unique and innovative resource for archaeologists, museum curators, contemporary weavers and the fashion industry. The AHRC-funded project, Weaving Communities of Practice, investigated the relationship between textiles,… Continue Reading →

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