Best academic work award, Asia and the Americas

July 28, 2020

The LASA Asia and the Americas Section invites the academic community to participate in the competition for best academic work (book, academic article, thesis, or other), which contributes to building knowledge about interactions between these two regions in the past, present, and future. Only works produced during the last 3 years in Spanish, English or Portuguese may participate. 

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Application form


About 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 13,000 members, over 60% 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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