Program in Latin American Studies

  • There are important limitations to what education can do to reduce inequality and poverty within a reasonable time frame. Education is a long term investment and it takes half a century to qualify the entire labor force. Primary and secondary education have small effects on inequality, even in a highly optimistic scenario.
  • An International Conference | October 17-18, 2019 - Princeton researchers will gather with Brazilian scientists, policymakers, environmental leaders, business innovators and social entrepreneurs for the international conference “Amazonian Leapfrogging: Long-term Vision for Safeguarding the Amazon for Brazil and the Planet”
  • On September 24th, the Program of Latin American Studies held a welcome reception to start the 2019-2020 academic year. During the reception, we introduced our new Visiting Scholars, Postgraduate Fellows, and Graduate Fellows.
  • Women in the arts across Argentina are protesting as an organized entity, through the group Nosotras Proponemos (We Propose), demanding gender parity in the art world. Out of the 47 major exhibits at the National Museum of Fine Arts in the last five years, only two starred female artists. The National Prize of Honor has had 92 male winners as...

PLAS Opportunities