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Two Latin Americanist Fellows in Residence for 2004-2005

Sep 07, 2004
Latin Americanists Jonathan Fox and Mark Ungar join a group of 23 Fellows for the 2004-2005 academic year.

"Human Rights in the International System: Enforcing Global Governance" conference report available

Jul 27, 2004
As part of its ongoing effort to promote public discussion of key elements in the debate over security, sovereignity, and security, the Latin American Program organized the conference "Human Rights in the International System: Enforcing Global Governance" to study the current role of human rights in the international system, and the use of human rights as a foreign policy strategy. This publication is the report from this conference.Download a .pdf of the publication.

New e-Update Series is Launched

Jul 26, 2004
The Electronic Update on the Americas series, a new initiative launched by the Latin American Program, provides easier access to timely information about issues related to Latin America. The new e-Update bulletins will be available to a wider audience, will be disseminated more quickly, and will be accessible in the future via the Latin American Program website. View our first bulletin in our Publications section.

New Book: Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective: Africa, Asia, and Latin America

May 24, 2004
Latin American Program staff members Joseph S. Tulchin and Andrew D. Selee, along with Philip Oxhorn, present a new book that studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society. For more information, see our Latin American Program Books page.

Noticias Winter 2004 available for download

May 24, 2004
Articles on Conflict and Peace in Colombia, Analyzing Citizenship, MERCOSUR, Mexican & US Journalists Seminar, Changes in Cuban Society, Hemispheric Security, Combatting Child Labor in Brazil and more! Download the .pdf from our Noticias publications page.

New book on Cuba available for download

Mar 15, 2004
Religion, Culture, and Society: The Case of Cuba is now available as a .pdf file. This book is the result of a January 21-22, 2003 conference that included a series of six panels that focused on religion, culture and society in Cuba and their relationship to the formation of identity both in Cuba and across international borders. To download a copy of this publication, see our publications page.

New books featured on Publications page

Mar 05, 2004
Beyond Imagined Communities; Illegal Drugs, Economy, and Society in the Andes; Crime and Violence in Latin America; and Entre el crimen y el castigo are new titles now featured on our publications page.

Working Papers now downloadable

Feb 17, 2004
Many working papers are now available as printable documents. See our Documents & Papers section to download copies. More coming soon!

New book on Argentina - US relations available for download

Feb 17, 2004
Argentina - United States Bilateral Relations: An Historical Perspective and Future Challenges is now available as a .pdf file. This publication contains edited versions of presentations made at a March 3, 2003 meeting in Buenos Aires. To learn more and download the document, visit the publications page of the Argentina @ The Wilson Center's website.

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