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Building on the Voices book published in January 2019, the authors of Voices are back to provide an update on Latin America’s new activism. We will be discussing Latin America’s developments from the past few years and talking about how social activists have adapted to new challenges.

Latin America is Moving

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A new online seminar series from the Latin America is Moving Collective will explore Latin American social movements before and after the pandemic.
LAB offers a range of services to improve the impact and engagement of university research. A new brochure and a public talk at the SLAS Virtual Conference outlines what LAB can offer and why this area of work needs a refresh.
LAB council members and academics at King’s College are embarking on a new project to explore and celebrate grassroots campaigns and organisations that counter violence against women and girls in Latin America -- through a podcast series, website, workshop and book.
Today LAB is launching a Crowdfunding appeal for £10,000 to enable us to continue our major new project The Heart of Our Earth - Community Resistance to Mining in Latin America.
LAB is delighted to announce that we have been awarded funding from the Society of Latin America Studies (SLAS). The grant will be used to produce a series of online seminars as part of LAB’s Voices of Latin America project. Our book Voices of Latin America and its associated website were published in January 2019, the fruit of more than...
For LAB's online book launch event, Sue Branford and Tom Gatehouse, interview Bernardo Kucinski about his recent novel 'The Past Is An Imperfect Tense' and read extracts from the book, published by Practical Action Publishing.

Vacancy at LAB

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Admin and Editorial Assistant post Location: Work from homeHours: part-time 20 hours/2.5 days per weekSalary: £25,000 pro rataDuration: 9 months initially, to be extended if funding permits LAB IS HIRING! The need for LAB's work has never been greater: Latin America is entering an era of intense challenges: the neo-liberal economic model has largely failed; inequalities in much of the region are...
A beautiful short video made for LAB by Francisco Elías Prada and Ángela Rodríguez Torres of LAB partner, Ojos Ilegales, Venzuela. In a few brief photographs and captions it captivates what Voices of Latin America is all about. An excellent way to communicate the power, value and importance of this book!
Hosted by Monthly Review Press, NACLA, Voices editor Tom Gatehouse, and the New York Latin America Bureau team, Voices of Latin America: Social Movements and the New Activism was launched in Brooklyn, New York on 16th May at the Verso loft in Jay Street, on the East River under the shadow of the historic Brooklyn Bridge.The event was chaired...

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