Postgraduates in Latin American Studies (PILAS) is the
postgraduate affiliate of the Society for Latin American Studies
As an organisation run by and for postgraduate students, PILAS
aims to foster interaction among postgraduates working in the
field of Latin American Studies at institutions of higher
education throughout the United Kingdom, as well as those in
Europe and the Americas.
Encouraging cross-disciplinary dialogue, our organisation
welcomes those working within a range of academic disciplines, as
well as those undertaking multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary
Our goal is to establish a supportive community for postgraduate
students engaged in the study of Latin America and the Caribbean,
both to facilitate communication among postgraduates and to
provide a forum for students to exchange experiences, seek
advice, and share their research.