Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

The Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) was founded in 1965. Between 2004 and 2013 it formed part of the Institute for the Study of the Americas.

ILAS occupies a unique position at the core of academic study of the region in the UK. Internationally recognised as a centre of excellence for research facilitation, it serves the wider community through organising academic events, providing online research resources, publishing scholarly writings and hosting visiting fellows. It possesses a world-class library dedicated to the study of Latin America and is the administrative home of the highly respected Journal of Latin American Studies.

The Institute supports scholarship across a wide range of subject fields in the humanities and cognate social sciences and actively maintains and builds ties with cultural, diplomatic and business organisations with interests in Latin America.

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Second floor, Senate House (South Block)
Malet Street
Camden
WC1E 7HU
Telephone number: 
020 7862 8844