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OLA, the interuniversity PhD-student forum for research on Latin America, is looking for new members! If you are a PhD candidate interested in discussing your research output (papers, articles, dissertation chapters, proposals) with peers, please send an e-mail with your research topic and motivation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and we will be in touch a.s.a.p.!


Lecture Michiel Baud at SLAS2014

Two weeks ago, on April 3rd, Michiel Baud, on behalf of NALACS, gave a talk on the development and current status of Latin American Studies in the Netherlands at the Presidential Panel at the 50th SLAS conference in London. Here you can find the full text of his lecture.

Report on Dutch Foreign Policy in Latin America

The Policy and Operations Evaluation Department (IOB) of the Dutch Foreign Ministry has just published a report evaluating Dutch foreign policy in Latin America. Several Nalacs members were involved in writing the report, which can be found here.