Centre for Contemporary Latin American Studies

The Centre for Contemporary Latin American Studies, its aims and interests.

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The Centre's involvement with Latin America.

Related units

The Centre is associated with a number of other research groups and centres with similar interests.

CCLAS fosters research collaborations between the University of Edinburgh and universities, public institutions and the private sector in countries across Latin America.


Upcoming and recent events in Latin American Studies held by the Centre and its associated units.

CCLAS organises a series of annual events, most of them in collaboration with the Students’ Latin American Society.

Our staff includes world-leading academics from across the University, actively engaged in research and teaching on Latin America

The University is home to a vibrant community of visiting researchers and postgraduate students who contribute to Edinburgh's excellence in research and to our focus on Latin America.