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JLAS welcomes applications for the role of Editor

We are seeking two new Editors to join our established editorial team. For more information and details on how to apply, click here. The deadline for applications is 20 June 2024.

JLAS Best Article Prize


The JLAS Best Article Prize is awarded to the author of an exceptional paper published in the Journal of Latin American Studies from the preceding volume year. The current winner is Sue A. S. Iamamoto, for her article 'Layers of Indigenous Citizenship: Colonial, Republican and Plurinational Rights in Bolivia', 54(2), 227-251.

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  • ISSN: 0022-216X (Print), 1469-767X (Online)
  • Editors: Professor David Thomas Doyle University of Oxford, UK, Dr Kate Maclean University College London, UK, Dr Graziella Moraes Silva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland, and Dr Thomas Rath University College London, UK
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The Journal of Latin American Studies (JLAS) presents recent research in the field of Latin American studies in history, politics and international relations, geography, public policy, sociology, social anthropology, and cognate subjects such as economics. Regular features include current research, short thematic commentaries on key issues, and an extensive section of book reviews.
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Virtual Special Issue: Gender, Race, and Sexuality - Introduction by Jelke Boesten

This special issue focuses on the intersection of gender, race and sexuality in Latin America. Many of the contributions to JLAS on women and gender inevitably include some discussion of race, sexuality and, particularly, class. 

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Virtual Special Issue Collection: Gender, Race, and Sexuality

JLAS Podcasts: In Spanish and English


Los editores de JLAS se reunieron durante la conferencia de LASA en Barcelona que se llevó a cabo en mayo de 2018. Conversaron sobre el proceso de evaluación de artículos, el tipo de artículos que solemos publicar, y algunos de los errores que los autores deberían evitar al preparar sus artículos. Grabamos esta conversación y la puedes escuchar en castellano aquí.


At the 2018 LASA congress in Barcelona, the editors of JLAS got together to talk about the journal’s review process, what kinds of articles we are looking for, and what are some of the common pitfalls for authors to avoid. We recorded this discussion, and you can find it here in English.

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