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CFP – 2019 CLAG Field Study Awards

The Conference of Latin American Geography (CLAG) invites applications for the 2019 CLAG Student Field Study Awards. Each year CLAG confers named awards at the Ph.D. level (Bernard Nietschmann, Robert C. West, and James J. Parsons awards)...

CLAG in Antigua – Hotel Accomodation

We are happy to announce that the conference accommodations for the 50th anniversary CLAG meeting in Antigua Guatemala will be at the Casa Santa Domingo. There are limited rooms in a block reserved for the CLAG 2020 meeting to...

CLAG/LASG Fall 2018 Newsletter

We are pleased to announce the publication of the CLAG/LASG Fall 2018 Newsletter. From this edition it is apparent that not only is the CLAG/LASG community well and thriving, it is in fact growing. Each newsletter gets...

CLAG wins 2019 AAG Publication Award

The Conference of Latin American Geography (CLAG) is the premier organization for geographers engaging in research in Latin America and the Caribbean.  The purpose of this group is to foster research, education, and service related to Latin...

Amazon Turtles Recovering, Thanks to Local Volunteers.

CLAG member Kristen Conway-Gómez interviewed for NOVA article. “Community engagement is an essential ingredient in wildlife and natural conservation,” says Kristen Conway-Gómez, a geographer and conservationist at California StatePolytechnic University, Pomona, who did not participate in the research.  “We...

Taylor Tappan 2018 Field Report

2018 CLAG Field Study Award Report: Taylor A. Tappan, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Geography and Atmospheric Science, University of Kansas. Project: Forest or Fallow? Assessing the Diachronic Impact of Swidden-Fallow Agriculture on Upland Rainforest in Alto Chirripó, Costa Rica. My...

Philip Son 2018 Field Report

2018 CLAG Field Study Award Report: Philip Son, Masters Student, Geography, University of Toronto. Project: Canadian mining in the Peruvian Andes: coloniality, limits to corporate social responsibility, and rising indigeneity. With the help of the CLAG Field Study Award,...

Benjamin Fash 2018 Field Report

2018 CLAG Field Study Award Report: Benjamin C. Fash, PhD Candidate, Graduate School of Geography, Clark University. Project: Networked Community Economies as Alternatives to Extractivism in Honduras. My dissertation research examines how alternative economies have emerged in spite...

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