Latin American Studies (Research) Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Accredited by: University of London

Research supervision is available in the following broad areas: History of Latin American historiography; history of Latin American anthropology; history of museums and collecting in Latin America and Iberia; Andean history; postcolonial Latin American History; independence and revolution in Latin America; the anthropology of violence and conflict (conflict and its aftermath, gangs, organised crime and the political economy of violence); the anthropology of democracy and the state transformation (peace-building operations and democratisation processes, neo-liberalisation and electoral politics); social movement and citizenship practises; transitional justice, human rights and memory work; the ethnography of the law (legal cultures and the judicialisation of politics); conflicts over extractive industries; the free culture movement as it pertains to editorial/publishing practices.

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