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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

CNM•UNM LAS Lecture Series: Indigenous Andeans: Race and Ethnicity from Colony to Nation

Join the UNM and CNM Latin American Studies programs for the second presentation in their Fall 2018 LAS Lecture Series as UNM graduate student Laura Powell shares her research concerning Indigenous people of the Andean region.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

LAII Lecture Series: Trying to Resolve Political Issues Through Law: The Spanish State and the Catalan Conflict

Join the LAII and UNM School of Law for a presentation with Dr. Bruno Aguilera Barchet, Visiting Professor with the School of Law, as he discusses the recent political uprising in the Catalan region of Spain.

Friday, November 02, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 02:00 am

4th Annual Field Research Grant Colloquium

Join us for the LAII's fourth annual Field Research Grant Colloquium, where we will highlight graduate student scholarship. Recent FRG recipients will share their respective research experiences and findings in a series of presentations.

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