The Summer 2018 Forum is now online

August 2, 2018

The summer 2018 issue of the LASA Forum is now available for viewing online. Some highlights:

  • Texts of the major presentations from the LASA2018 Congress: the Kalman Silvert Award lecture by Carmen Diana Deere, and the Guillermo O’Donnell Democracy Award lecture by Robert R. Kaufman
  • Contributions from seven scholars and archivists in a dossier coordinated by Joanne Rappaport, titled “El pensamiento de Orlando Fals Borda: Una apreciación 10 años después de su fallecimiento”
  • “Challenges in Colombia’s Changing Security Landscape: Toward a Shared Vision of Peace”: a collection of four articles stemming from a cross-stakeholder workshop held in Bogotá prior to the presidential election

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About the Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

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, over 65 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. LASA's mission is to foster intellectual discussion, research, and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas, promote the interests of its diverse membership, and encourage civic engagement through network building and public debate.

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