ILAS seminars and conferences

The Institute of Latin American Studies organises events throughout the year.

All events held at La Trobe University City Campus, 360 Collins St, Melbourne CBD.

First Semester 2018: ILAS Research Seminar Series

ILAS Research Seminar

Topic: Australian food multiculturalism and the place of Peruvian cuisine
Speaker:
Dr Lara Anderson (University of Melbourne)
Date: Friday 23 March 2018
Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm
Venue: Teaching Room 1, 20th Floor, 360 Collins St, Melbourne CBD.

ILAS Research Seminar

Topic: A Geographical Determinist Explanation for Costa Rican Exceptionalism
Speaker:
Tom Rose (PhD candidate, History/ILAS)
Date: Friday 27 April 2018
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Venue: Teaching Room 1, 20th Floor, 360 Collins St, Melbourne CBD.

Wally Thompson Iberian & Latin American Studies Research Series

Topic 1: Más allá de la imagen: Complicidades discursivas en la enseñanza de ELE. (Beyond the image: Discursive complicities in Spanish Language Teaching)
Speakers: Hugo Hortiguera (Griffith University) and Mara Favoretto (University of Melbourne)

Topic 2: Músicas transicionales, música popular y cambio social: el ejemplo de Chile y España. (Transitional musics, popular music and social change: the example of Chile and Spain)
Speaker:
Israel Holas and Ramon Lopez Castellano (Deakin University)

Topic 3: On Rapa Nui [Easter Island] (title TBA)
Speaker:
Dan Bendrups (La Trobe University)

Date: Friday 25 May 2018
Time: 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue: Teaching Room 1, 20th Floor, 360 Collins St, Melbourne CBD.


AILASA 2018

Association of Iberian and Latin American Studies of Australasia 25th Anniversary Conference - "Worlding Iberian and Latin American Studies.

Date: 4-6 July 2018
Venue: La Trobe University City Campus, 360 Collins St, Melbourne.

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Second Semester 2018: ILAS Research Seminar Series

Launch of Journal/Catalan Colloquium

ILAS will be collaborating with the La Trobe School and the Spanish Program to host and present the launching of the online journal, Journal of Catalan Intellectual History by Professor Pompeu Casanovas Romeu [Professional Fellow, LTULS]
Date: Friday 17 August
Time: 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue: Teaching Room 1, 20th Floor, 360 Collins St, Melbourne.

ILAS Research Seminar

Charles La Trobe in Mexico, 1834 Annual Seminar - TBC
Date: Friday 14 September

Wally Thompson Showcase Day

Full details TBA
Date: Friday 19 October 2018

ILAS Food Conference Friday

Date: Friday 23 (&24?) November 2018

Contact for seminar series


Dr Ralph Newmark, Director of ILAS:R.Newmark@latrobe.edu.au