IPSA at the 2023 LASA Congress

IPSA at the 2023 LASA Congress

Publication date: Thu, 04 May 2023

IPSA will be present at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) 2023 Congress, to be held in-person in Vancouver, Canada, and virtually from 24-27 May 2023. 

IPSA Panel 

IPSA will be represented by Executive Committee member Azul A. Aguiar Aguilar, who will chair the panel on Democracy, Judicial Institutions and Organized Crime in Latin America on 26 May from 12:00 to 13:30 PDT. Panelists will discuss how judicial institutions have responded to the presence and expansion of organized crime in Latin America, what models and strategies have been implemented, and why some countries have failed in the fight against organized crime while others have succeeded.

IPSA’s Virtual Booth and Q&A Sessions 

IPSA will also have a virtual exhibition booth at the event. LASA delegates will learn about IPSA activities, recent publications, and the 2023 IPSA World Congress of Political Science in Buenos Aires. Haluk Dag, Communication and Promotion Coordinator, will meet with delegates through the following virtual Q&A sessions: 

•    24 May 2023, 11:00 to 12:00 PDT (14:00:15:00 EDT)
•    26 May 2023, 10:00 to 11:00 PDT (13:00:14:00 EDT)

About LASA

The Latin American Studies Association is the world’s largest professional association of individuals and institutions engaged in Latin American studies. With over 13,000 members, more than 60% of whom live outside the United States, LASA brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavours worldwide. LASA’s mission is to foster intellectual discussion, research and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas, to advance the interests of its diverse membership, and to encourage civic engagement through networking and public debate.

For further information, please visit the LASA website.