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Women's Executive Network

LARC Advisory Board Member Karina Briño, President & CEO of the Mining Association of BC, was named one of Canada's "100 most powerful women" by the Women's Executive Network. 

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Mexico Days Events

Mexico Days was celebrated with several exciting events on campus. 

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New article on renewable energy in the Caribbean

Dr. Harrie Vredenburg publishes on the Caribbean's renewable energy landscape and the challenges faced by the region.

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Podcast Peace and Referendum: Colombia's Failure

LARC Fellow and Former Director Dr. Stephen Randall speaks on the 'Global Exchange' Podcast on the recent Colombian peace deal and the failed referendum that followed.

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Call for Applications - LARC Ideas Groups

The LARC Ideas Group encourages collaborative innovation across disciplines. Applications due Oct 28, 2016. 

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Video: Conversatorio Colombian Peace Accord

On Sept 15, LARC filmed an information session on the upcoming plebiscite in Colombia. On October 2nd, Colombians will decide whether to approve or reject the historic peace accord between the Colombian Government and the FARC guerrilla group to end half a century of conflict. 

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Raj Rangayyan named New Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Long-time LARC Fellow Raj Rangayyan, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named New Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

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Pablo Policzer is highlighted in the #ICameAsARefugee Campaign on World Refugee Day

The #ICameAsARefugee campaign launched on June 20th, 2016, featuring LARC Director Pablo Policzer.

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Global Lessons in Urban Diversity, Revitalization and Growth

The second installment of LARC's Dialogues Series held on June 2 was a success! Panelists gathered to compare and discuss lessons and experiences in urban growth in Mexico, USA and Canada. 

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Bolivian foreign affairs minister speaks on the rights of mother earth

Lecture hosted by LARC and UC International on June 9 provided insight into the philosophy behind Bolivia’s government policies.

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Department of History welcomes two Globalink Interns

Renato Lira (Brazil) and Francisco Vallejo (Mexico) working with Drs. Hendrik Kraay and Amelia Kiddle in the Department of History. 

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Pablo Policzer's book "Los Modelos del Horror (LOM, 2015)" selected for school curriculum

The Chilean Ministry of Education has determined that Pablo Policzer's book Los modelos del horror (LOM, 2015)should be part of Chile's school curriculum.

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LAST 211 Students win Day of the Dead Altar Competition

 Congratulations to Dr. Kathryn Reese-Taylor’s class, LAST 211: Latin American Popular Culture for winning the Second Annual Day of the Dead Altar Competition.

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LARC Welcomes New Visiting Fellow

Dr. Arturo Valencia, who recently completed his doctoral studies at El Colegio in México, joins the Latin American Research Centre as Visiting Fellow through the summer of 2016. 

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