Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

News and events

Find out what's on in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies and read about the experiences of our students, staff and alumni.

News and features

Meet our graduates: Damian Platt MBE

We talk to the author of “Nothing by Accident: Brazil on the Edge” about how studying Spanish at Edinburgh led to a career in human rights and building a world-class skatepark.

Read our interview with Damian

Setting foot in the film industry with the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival

We talk to graduates Laura Tribaudino and Tessa Duncan about their experiences of the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival. 

Read our interview with Laura and Tessa

From Buk Clab to International Booker Prize

We talk to translators Iona Macintyre and Fiona Mackintosh about how it feels to be in the running for one of the world’s leading literary awards with their translation of The Adventures of China Iron.

Read our interview with Iona and Fiona

What's on

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update 

In the interests of audience and speaker wellbeing during COVID-19, and while restrictions over social distancing remain in place, all events will be taking place online until at least September 2021.

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