• NEW PUBLICATION - Articles by CILAVS’ members Carmen Fracchia and Luis Trindade are included in the just published volume Postcolonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic edited by Jerome C. Branche. See Table of Contents  
  • El Encanto at Birkbeck’s Peltz Gallery - 6 April – 4 May 2017 The Peltz Gallery, 43 Gordon Square El Encanto is a new exhibition of work by the artist Freddy Dewe Mathews. The series, developed over the last three years, looks at the history of the rubber industry in the Putumayo, a large area of the […]
  • New project: Mobilising the value of biocultural collections in Brazil - New project: Mobilising the value of biocultural collections in Brazil Mobilising the value of biocultural collections in Brazil, a project funded by the Institutional Links British Council (Newton Fund) led by the Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro (JBRJ), in partnership with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, […]
  • New studentships for research on Brazilian visual culture - Birkbeck has been awarded two fully-funded PhD studentships by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), under the Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme, both for research on aspects of Brazilian visual culture. The studentships will support doctoral projects supervised by Dr Luciana Martins, Director of the Centre for Iberian & Latin […]
  • Birkbeck and SOAS offer new BA Global Cinemas and Screen Arts joint programme - For the first time, undergraduate students will be able to study a degree in global cinema in the heart of London, thanks to an innovative new course offered by Birkbeck and SOAS. The two prestigious London institutions are bringing their expertise together to offer a programme of study that is […]
  • Birkbeck project reveals Andean weaving history - The completion of a four-year Birkbeck-led research project into Andean textiles has created a unique and innovative resource for archaeologists, museum curators, contemporary weavers and the fashion industry. The AHRC-funded project, Weaving Communities of Practice, investigated the relationship between textiles, culture and identity in the Andes from 600 CE to […]

Image credit: Luciana Martins 

 

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