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Director’s Welcome

David Mares

Welcome to the Center for Iberian Latin American Studies (CILAS) at the University of California San Diego. CILAS has a long and proud tradition as one of the strongest interdisciplinary programs focused on Latin America and the Iberian peninsula in the U.S. We welcome your participation in our Center, whether through attendance at our weekly lecture series, application as a graduate student or Visiting Scholar, or submission of your manuscript for publication in our Sussex Academic Press series. Please browse our website, and if you don’t find what you need, feel free to contact us directly.

Events & Announcements


February 5, 2015 Tinker Information Session at 1 PM

February 12, 2015 CILAS Graduate Symposium

February 19, 2015 Spirituality that is good: research, public policy, and clinical practice for the promotion of spirituality as a dimension of human health

February 26, 2015 Tinker Information Session at 11 AM

February 26, 2015 Oil and Regime Type in Venezuela: Reversing the Causal Arrow

March 5, 2015 Cultural Memory as Official Memory: Historical Narratives among Xavante Indians, Pioneers and Gauchos in
Nova Xavantina, Brazil.

March 9, 2015 (Midnight) Application Deadline for the Tinker Field Research Grant Competition 2015