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Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

International Congress


Deadline: September 21, 2017

The Martin Diskin Memorial Lectureship is offered at each LASA International Congress to an outstanding individual who combines commitments to activism and scholarship.

This distinguished lectureship is made possible largely by a generous contribution from Oxfam America, an organization committed to grassroots work and one with which Martin Diskin was closely associated.

Nominations, including self-nominations, are welcome. A nomination should include a substantive nomination letter by a current LASA member, the nominee's current curriculum vitae, complete mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address. To nominate a candidate, send these materials no later than September 21, 2017, to the LASA’s Secretariat at: The award will be announced at the LASA2018 Awards Ceremony, and the awardee will be publicly honored.

Members of the 2018 Martin Diskin Memorial Lectureship Committee are: Daniel Mato (Chair), UNTREF-CONICET; Rocio Silva Santiesteban, Universidad Ruiz de Montoya; Kevin Healy, OXFAM America y Katie Hite, Vassar University.

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