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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

October 20, 2014 The Guatemalan Genocide Case: Erasing the Tension between International and National Justice

                                                                                                                                                                                                     October 23, 2014 Fall Reception

October 29, 2014 San Diego 1915.  Balboa Park and the Construction of a Cultural Identity

November 13, 2014 China-Venezuela Relations

November 18, 2014 The New Push for Regional Organizations in Latin America

November 20, 2014 Chinese Investment and Political Risks in Latin American Natural Resources