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NALACS-OLA Workshop - Writing & Publishing Academic Articles

On Wednesday October 1st, NALACS and OLA, the interuniversity PhD-student forum for research on Latin America, kicked off the NALACS-OLA joint graduate student workshop series with a workshop on ‘Writing academic articles.


NALACS Thesis Award 2013-2014

Have you recently written your Master's thesis on a Latin American or Caribbean topic? Then send us your thesis before October 1, 2014 and you are in competition to win the NALACS Thesis Award and a €250 cash prize!


The Netherlands stops bilateral aid in Bolivia

On Friday the 6th of June the new board of NALACS hosted its first seminar and networking event in bar-restaurant BAUT in Amsterdam. The seminar was entitled ‘Leaving Latin America?’ and featured Anke van Dam (Foreign Affairs) and Dirk Kruijt (Utrecht University) talking about the closing down of the Dutch embassy in La Paz and with it the development cooperation program between the Netherlands and Bolivia. Here you can find the summary of Anke's presentation and the evaluation report 'Seeking excellence together: 25 years of the Netherlands bilateral aid in Bolivia.' You could also read her article 'Nederland stopt ontwikkelingsrelatie met Bolivia: Meerwaarde, keerzijden en lessen van een kwart eeuw samenwerking' (in Dutch).


OLA 25th Anniversary Seminar & Celebration

On Friday June 27, 2014, OLA, the interuniversity PhD-student forum for research on Latin America, will host their 25th Anniversary Seminar & Celebration at CEDLA. The seminar, which includes panels on political ecology, visual culture & violence, identity, gender & globalization and citizenship & security, is free of charge. Visit our Facebook page for the entire program. To attend please register in advance via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..