The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional association in the world. It gathers together over 7,000 experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupations, forty-five percent of whom reside outside the United States.
This year’s congress, entitled ‘The XXXI International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, LASA 2013 “Towards a New Social Contract
?”’, provides a forum for extensive interdisciplinary discussion on the impact of social inequalities on politics, policies, society and the economy. It addresses the topic in its historical, economic, social, political, and cultural dimensions.
Researcher Alexandra Tomaselli
from the Institute for Minority Rights
has been selected to present her findings on the new system of indigenous autonomies in Bolivia within the panel “Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy (Part II: Autonomy in Practice)” in the conference track, Afro-Latin and Indigenous Peoples.