Abstract Submissions

How to Submit an Abstract

Abstract Submissions are now closed.

Abstract submissions of up to 250 words are now being accepted.  The abstract submission process is handled by Oxford Abstracts - you will be asked to set up a password which you can use to access and update your submission until the closing deadline.  Please also note your abstract submission number and quote this in all conference correspondence. 

The following panels have been accepted for inclusion at SLAS 2015 - you should submit your abstract under one of these panels.  You will be prompted to select an panel in the submission process.  A full listing of panel abstract details is available.

Please note; closed panels are only accepting pre-selected abstracts and only those submitting such an abstract should use these categories - please note we require pre-selected abstracts to be uploaded into the system to compile the programme and abstract booklet.  All open panels are accepting additional abstract submissions.


1 Autonomies as radical decentralisation? Lessons from Bolivia (OPEN)
2 Autonomous urban planners? The politics of space in developing sustainable urban futures (OPEN)
3 Autonomy and the good life (Vivir Bien/BuenVivir) in Latin America (OPEN)
4 Autonomy of the people: discourse, hegemony and democracy in Latin American contemporary political processes (OPEN)
5 Autonomy, Movement, and the Constraints of Identity: Defining Nation, Self and Other in Latin America (CLOSED)
6 Between the local and the global: Transnational experiences of Latin American Migrants (OPEN)
7 Bring-a-baby” panel: Autonomies and Gender in Latin America. (OPEN)
8 Buen vivir’ as policy and practice in Latin America (OPEN)
9 Cultural politics in Latin America and critical theory today: historical displacements, new approaches (OPEN)
10 Diagnoses on the nation: the Brazilian Cultural History in the 1930's (OPEN)
11 Ideas, Institutions and Elites: The Intellectual Origins of Capitalism in Latin America (OPEN)
12 Indigenous Autonomies and Adaptation in the Americas (CLOSED)


Indigenous cultures in Latin America: ethnohistorical and linguistic approaches (OPEN)

 14 Intersections: Autonomy, Creativity, the Political, and the Poetics of Resistance (OPEN)
 15 Krausismo in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Latin America (OPEN)
 16 Latin America without borders: regional cooperation in comparative perspective (OPEN)
 17 Latin American Football Cultures in Historical Perspectives (OPEN)
 18 Making Autonomy: Design, Material and Visual culture in Latin America (OPEN)
 19 Media pluralism, autonomy and journalistic practices: rethinking the media role in Latin America (OPEN)
 20 No nation is a nation: the meandering road of self-determination and revolution in Latin America in the 20th and 21st centuries (OPEN)
 21 On the Other Side of the Guatemalan Revolution's Borders: New International Perspectives on the Rise and Fall of the Guatemalan Revolution (CLOSED)
 22 Political Mobilisation and Race in Latin America - from Independence to Neo Liberalism. (OPEN)
 23 Politico-Territorial Autonomy and Resource Governance (OPEN)
 24 Race, Ethnicity, Class and Gender: Intersections and Complexities of Categories of Discrimination and Inequality (OPEN)
 25 Remembering, reconstructing and retelling women's identities between dependence and autonomy. (OPEN)
 26 Room for the future: the autonomy of the next generation in Latin American cities (OPEN)
 27 Solidarity campaigns and Latin America (OPEN)
 28 Spectres of Nationalism in the Twenty-First Century? Cultural Autonomy in Venezuela (OPEN)
 29 States and Social Change in Latin America (CLOSED)
 30 Tensions and conflicts derived from by the exercise of indigenous peoples' right to autonomy: Experiences from the Andean region (OPEN)
 31 Tensions between Literature and Authoritarian History in the Southern Cone: Writing Dissidence in (Post)Dictatorship Times. (OPEN)
 32 The Cuban Revolution; the Embodiment of Autonomy (CLOSED)
 33 The Latin American involvement in South-South development cooperation (OPEN)
 34 The Political Ecology of Extraction: negotiating livelihoods and landscapes across Latin America (OPEN)
35 Theories of Liberation and Reconstruction in Modern Latin America (OPEN)
 36 Why has the PRI returned to power in Mexico? (OPEN)

A full listing of panel abstract details is available.

Deadline for Submissions

The deadline for paper submissions will be 28 November 2014.  It is anticipated that authors will be informed of the accepted abstracts in late January 2015.