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“The Maria Sibylla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies (CALAS) is an academic space dedicated to strengthening transdisciplinary and trans-regional academic cooperation in the Social Sciences and Humanities between Latin America and Germany”.



"Latin America stands out for its creative search for political and cultural strategies to confront the multiple crises that, at the same time, call into question the social and political order and favor social change."

A widespread assumption exists that Latin America is a particularly violent region, with references often made to its high rates of criminality and homicides. The Research Laboratory’s “Visions of...





Press Release: Facing the Corona-Virus crisis in and from Latin America

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