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Concurso de realización de mediometraje documental sobre el Antropoceno en América Latina

El Centro Maria Sibylla Merian de Estudios Latinoamericanos Avanzados (CALAS, por sus siglas en inglés) convoca a cineastas y realizadores/as audiovisuales a concursar por un financiamiento para la realización de un documental enfocado temáticamente a la percepción de riesgos medioambientales en Latinoamérica, en el marco del Antropoceno.

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Editorial Assistant – Line of Research ‘Coping with Environmental Crises’

The Center for InterAmerican Studies (CIAS) has the following job opening: Editorial Assistant for the CALAS – Line of Research ‘Coping with Environmental Crises’

The Center for InterAmerican Studies (CIAS) at Bielefeld University is seeking a research associate to work in their offices within the structure of the joint-research initiative "Maria Sibylla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Coping with Crises" (CALAS) funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), starting May 1, 2022. The international and interdisciplinary joint initiative is responsible for a Center for Advanced Studies, where researchers investigate the question of how different social actors in Latin America perceive and evaluate crises, which crisis management solutions do they develop, and how do they implement them in a sustainable manner.

La convocatoria está abierta hasta el 28 de octubre 2021. Las condiciones se pueden consultar aquí.

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International Summer School Environments of Inequality. Crises, Conflicts, Comparisons

The Maria Sibylla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CALAS), the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington (GHI PRO) at UC Berkeley, and the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 1288 “Practices of Comparing” at Bielefeld University invite doctoral students with an interest in history from any field, literary studies, geographies, environmental humanities, sociology, political science, anthropology, ethnic studies, economics, or legal studies, to apply to attend an international summer school that will be conven

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International Summer School Environments of Inequality Crises, Conflicts, Comparisons

The Maria Sibylla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CALAS), the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington (GHI PRO) at UC Berkeley, and the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 1288 “Practices of Comparing” at Bielefeld University invite doctoral students with an interest in history from any field, including history, literary studies, geographies, environmental humanities, sociology, political science, anthropology, ethnic studies, economics, or legal studies, to apply to attend an international summer school

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Call Research fellowships "The Antropocene es mulitple crisis: Latin American Perspectives"

The Maria Sibylla Merian Center of Advanced Latin American Studies (CALAS) is announcing up to five research scholarships located at the headquarters of CALAS in Guadalajara, Mexico. The scholarships are connected to the think tank “The Anthropocene as Multiple Crises: Latin American Perspectives” and involve residencies of 3 to 8 months between March of 2022 and August of 2023.

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León Enrique Avila Romero: Alternativas al colapso socioambiental desde América Latina

Latin America is facing a serious environmental crisis, which is leading the subcontinent to a collapse, understood as a shift in society and in the current way of living. This ecological crisis has been intensified by the entrenchment of the neo-liberal economic model and neo-extractivism, which has led to a dispute over common goods.

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Krisen Klima: Umweltkonflikte aus lateinamerikanischer Perspektive

The Evangelische Akademie Hofgeismar in Germany will host the international congress on the climate crisis in Latin America from January 24 to 26, 2020 (title in German: Krisen-Klima: Umweltkonflikte aus lateinamerikanischer Perspektive im Gespräch mit Kirchen, Wissenschaft, Politik und Zivilgesellschaft). The conference participants will discuss the global aspects of the various current environmental crises, from a perspective focusing on Latin America.

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