LAI project on indigenous health in Latin America gets more press

The realization that caring for indigenous people in Latin America requires more than just medical knowledge & skills, has brought physicians & public health experts together with faculty from across campus to learn from each other under the auspices of the UCLA Latin American Institute.

Global Health in Peru: Information Session

Attend the International Institute's Academic Program information session to learn about this new program!

Center for Brazilian Studies announces Lemann Fellows for 2015–16

The impressive roster of graduate students come from different regions of Brazil.

FICG IN LA 2015 (August 27-30, 2015)

UCLA Latin American Institute is a Supporting Organization of the FICG in LA 2015 and host of five films.

Women in Latin American history: Reality defies stereotypes

A recent professional development workshop for K–12 teachers offered by the Latin American Institute shed new light on the role of women in the region.

UCLA attracts the best minds of Chile

Three students from Chile will begin graduate programs at UCLA in summer and fall 2015, courtesy of scholarships provided by the Chilean Comisión Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología.

Lemann Fellowship and Brazilian Scientific Mobility Program - End of the Year Event

In early June, the UCLA Center for Brazilian Studies, Lemann Fellows, and BSMP (Brazil Scientific Mobility Program) students celebrated the end of the academic year.

Aisha Finch publishes new book, 'Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba'

Aisha Finch, UCLA assistant professor of gender studies and African American studies, has published the new book, “Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844." The book is part of the Envisioning Cuba Series published by the University of North Carolina Press.

The whirlwind tour of a Prêmio Diáspora Brasil winner

Dr. Karin Nielsen, director of the Center for Brazilian Studies, toured schools, met several Brazilian ministers, attended a Diaspora Network policy workshop and participated in an awards ceremony at the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia — all as part of a week-long (May 25–29) celebration of the Brazil Diaspora Awards. Dr. Nielsen took top honors for health sciences.

Has Brazil found the way to better health care?

The world’s fifth-largest nation has made rapid progress toward universal coverage, notes UCLA researcher

PODCAST & VIDEO – Pathways for Cooperation and Research in the Americas

Listen and watch an inaugural symposium co-sponsored by the French Institut des Amériques and UCLA Latin American Institute.

PODCAST – Can Mexico Save Itself? #YoSoy132 to Ayotzinapa and Beyond!

Listen to a lecture by novelist and journalist Francisco Goldman.

Dr. Karin Nielsen wins prestigious Brazilian prize in health sciences

Dr. Karin Nielsen, a leading specialist in the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission and director of the Center for Brazilian Studies, has won the Brazilian Diaspora Award in health sciences.

PODCAST – Chocolate in the Americas: Kirsten Tripplett

Got Cacao? A Brief Introduction to the deep history of chocolate in Mesoamerica and Central America by Kirsten Tripplett

PODCAST – Chocolate in the Americas: Louis E. Grivetti

Presentations by Louis E. Grivetti (UC Davis).

UCLA Anderson’s 2015 Latin American Business Conference-video gallery

The UCLA Latin American Institute sponsored conference explored the development of Latin America through three lenses: leadership in business and government, the societal demands of a burgeoning middle class, and the globalization of Latin American companies.

Podcast- The Use(fulness) of Nauatl Dialects Spoken Today for the Study of Written Nauatl from the 16th and 17th Centuries

Listen to a lecture by Dr. Una Canger Professor Emeritus at the University of Copenhagen.

Chocolate provides a window onto Latin American culture

The UCLA Latin American Institute is sponsoring a lecture on the history of chocolate and workshops on the Mexican art form of paper cutting at Avenue 50 Studio in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.

HAPI celebrates its 40th anniversary

In 2015 the Hispanic American Periodicals Index of the UCLA Latin American Institute enters its 40th year as the field’s leading bibliographic database for librarians and scholars worldwide.

Papel Picado Workshop Series at Avenue 50 Studio

UCLA Latin American Institute partners with arts organization to provide free art workshops to the Northeast L.A. community

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