2007-2017: CILAVS celebrates its 10th Anniversary

See our exhibition celebrating 10 years of events and excellence in research

News and Events

New project: Mobilising the value of biocultural collections in Brazil

Funded by the Newton Fund - British Council led by the Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro (JBRJ), in partnership with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Birkbeck, University of London, the Instituto Socioambiental (ISA), the Federação das Organizações Indígenas do Rio Negro (FOIRN) and the Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi (MPEG).

International Conference: Border Subjects / Global Hispanisms

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Friday 24 & Saturday 25 November 2017
This conference brings together scholars, curators, filmmakers, writers and post-graduate students from Latin America and the Caribbean, the United States, Europe and the UK to explore the emergence, nature and redefinitions of Border Subjects in the globalized Hispanic world from the Early Modern period to our current situation.

International Conference: Latin American Women’s Filmmaking

18th and 19th September 2017

Latin American filmic production has rightly held a celebrated place in the global cinematic canon with many key filmmakers and theorists receiving significant scholarly and public attention. Traditionally, however, the vast majority of these acclaimed practitioners have been men. Click image for further information.



Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies

Director: Mari Paz Balibrea

Birkbeck, University of London
43 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0PD
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7631 6144

Main image © Teresa Georgallis

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