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Miriam Ross <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 18 Nov 2011 11:03:22 +1300
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Apologies for cross posting. I would like to alert members to the next
AILASA conference CFP. We are particularly keen for submissions relating to
Film, Media and Visual Culture.

AILASA 2012 Conference Announcement

We’re pleased to announce details of the X Biennial Conference of the
Association of Iberian and Latin American Studies of Australasia (AILASA).

AILASA 2012 conference is hosted by the Victoria Institute for Links with
Latin America (VILLA) at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Conference Venue: Victoria University School of Architecture and Design,
139 Vivian Street, Wellington, New Zealand

Dates: Wednesday 4 – Saturday 7 July 2012

Conference Theme

The theme for the 2012 conference is Centring the Margins: Reconfiguring
the Map of Knowledge in Humanities and Sciences in the Iberian and Latin
American Worlds.

Possible topics for papers might include, but are not restricted to, the

Perceptions and Misperceptions of the “Periphery”

Peripheries and Globalisation

Globalisation in the Latin American and Iberian Economies

Politics and “Peripheries”

Literature and film relating to peripheral perspectives,


Sustainability and Resilience

Mapping Knowledge Transfer in Technology and the Sciences.

Historical Perspectives from the Margins

Transnational/regional Latin American identity formation

Latin American cinematic co-productions and transnational funding

Testimonial and documentary expressions of minority cultures

Regional and Global Cultures

Website: Information including the call for papers and the opening of
registration will be posted to the AILASA2012 website as it becomes

Contact Us: For registrations of interest and other enquiries, please visit
the conference website or contact convenors Dr Nicola Gilmour (
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