• 2018 LABA Conference
    The 2018 Latin American Business Conference will gather prominent and influential leaders from both the private and public sector to address the opportunities and concerns of the region and suggest calls to action from its business and political decision-makers

    Friday, March 02, 2018
    UCLA Anderson School of Management
    1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • ¬°Gracias a la vida! Celebrating Violeta Parra
    A colloquium celebrating Violeta Parra's career

    Friday, March 02, 2018
    Lydeen Library
    2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Meet the LAI Interns
    The UCLA Latin American Institute launches a new student internship.

  • Favela Sustainable Urban Planning
    Dr. Theresa Williamson (Catalytic Communities) discusses the conditions of Rio de Janiero's favelas pre/post Olympics and envisions a future for sustainable urban planning.

  • Train wreck: Failures of U.S. immigration policy
    Sociologist Doug Massey told the UCLA Center for Mexican Studies that post-1986 U.S. border enforcement policy with Mexico has prevented cyclical immigration, decentralized crossing points and created a false impression of ever-increasing border crossings.

  • 2018-2019 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship
    Academic Year and Summer fellowships for training in Latin American languages combined with area studies for UCLA graduate and undergraduate students.

The UCLA Latin American Institute is a vital regional, national, and international resource on Latin America. Since its founding in 1959, the LAI has equipped generations of leaders, professionals, and students with the information and skills required for understanding the vast and complex region of Latin America. The LAI supports research by funding grants and foreign-language instruction, and disseminates recent scholarship through conferences, workshops, public programs, teacher training, and publications.


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Meet the LAI Interns

The UCLA Latin American Institute launches a new student internship.

Train wreck: Failures of U.S. immigration policy

Sociologist Doug Massey told the UCLA Center for Mexican Studies that post-1986 U.S. border enforcement policy with Mexico has prevented cyclical immigration, decentralized crossing points and created a false impression of ever-increasing border crossings.

Favela Sustainable Urban Planning

Dr. Theresa Williamson (Catalytic Communities) discusses the conditions of Rio de Janiero's favelas pre/post Olympics and envisions a future for sustainable urban planning.

Trump Administration Decision to End TPS

Statement from the UCLA Latin American Institute

Apply to the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship program

Academic-year and summer fellowships to support undergraduate and graduate students with training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies.

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