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Iberian and Latin American Week 2021

Posted on: 4 February 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Seville Metropol Parasol

Taking place from Monday 8th February to Friday 12th February, #IBLAW21 will bring you a taste of the languages, literature, visual arts, and musical traditions of Iberia and Latin America through online events and workshops.


Blue and Gold Passion — A History of Boca Juniors

Posted on: 21 August 2020 | Category: 2020 posts

Cover of Blue and Gold Passion by Daniel Williamson

What is it like to start a career in writing and journalism after you graduate? Daniel Williamson (Latin American Studies, 2014) tells us how his studies in Liverpool and Year Abroad in Argentina inspired him to write about football, resulting in his recently published book 'Blue and Gold Passion: A History of Boca Juniors'.


Researching Race, Registrations and Documentation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Posted on: 17 June 2020 | Category: 2020 posts

Civil rights protestors in the Dominican Republic

Dr Eve Hayes de Kalaf is an honorary fellow at the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and a sociolegal specialist working on questions of race, legal identity and citizenship-stripping practices in the Caribbean and Latin America.


Iberian and Latin American Week 2019

Posted on: 14 October 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

Taking place from Monday 28 October to Friday 1 November, the Iberian And Latin American Week will bring a taster of Iberian and Latin American Studies’ shared knowledge and interest in the Hispanic and Lusophone world to students.


“The Edge of Democracy”: Explaining Brazil’s political crisis

Posted on: 27 June 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

Our Latin American politics expert, Dr Marieke Riethof, discusses the latest news in Brazilian politics in light of a new documentary on Brazil, “The Edge of Democracy” (directed by Petra Costa, 2019, available on Netflix).


Music, cinema, language... Introducing Iberian and Latin American Week 2018

Posted on: 23 October 2018 | Category: 2018 posts

IBLAW 2018

Taking place from Monday 29 October to Sunday 4 November, the Iberian And Latin American Week will bring a taster of Iberian and Latin American Studies’ shared knowledge and interest in the Hispanic and Lusophone world to students.