Dr Sara Poggio from MLLI, has created a new Section on International Migration in the prestigious Latin American Studies Association.
(LASA) is the largest professional Association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 7,000 members, forty-five percent of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one Association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe.
The New LASA Section on International Migrations will promote networking and dialogue related to academic work and debates on immigration from, to and within Latin America and the Caribbean among researchers, professors, students, and activists. It will organize a pre-conference, and will organize awards for scholarly work among its members.