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The wealth from the oil industry became a crutch for the Venezuelan economy, says LARC's former grad student in residence, Jeanne Liendo. CBC Article >
The inaugural fellow of the Naomi Lacey Resident Fellowship is history professor Hendrik Kraay, also a LARC fellow and former Director. >
Chilean Senator and former Secretary General of the Organization of American States, José Miguel Insulza, discussed democracy in Latin America at UCalgary.  Watch the video HERE >
LARC Fellow Hendrik Kraay and former Graduate Student in Residence Jeanne Liendo weigh in on the crisis in Venezuela.  >
See all the things we did this year in our latest Annual Report.   >
LARC is pleased to be supporting the 13th Annual Critical Geographies Conference to be held at the University of Calgary September 28-29, 2018.  >
LARC Fellow and former acting director, Dr. Hendrik Kraay, will receive this year’s Distinguished Fellow Award from the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS). >
The Latin American Research Centre invites nominations for graduate students in residence for the 2018-19 academic year.  >
Laura Silva Aya received first place for her essay on the 2016 Colombian Plebiscite. >
The politics behind the proposals and the consequences for the environment. >
"The Road to Armageddon: Paraguay Versus the Triple Alliance, 1866-70” by Thomas L. Whigham. >
Rogelio Velez Mendoza, who currently works as LARC digital support, has completed his master’s degree in History, with a concentration in history and philosophy of science at the University of... >
During Mexico Days 2017 at the University of Calgary, Professor Carlos De Leo discussed the challenges and obstacles Mexico City must overcome in order to achieve sustainability and what is being... >
Recently the  Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research gathered at UCalgary and then at the Banff International Research Station (BIRS) for a six-day seminar. Twenty-seven scientists and... >
Congratulations! The 2017 Chacmool conference of the University of Calgary Archaeology Association will celebrate 50 years of Calgary’s leadership role in Canadian archaeology.  >