POLIS Lecturers present at annual SLAS conference
Dr Polly Wilding and Dr Jelke Boesten recently presented at the annual SLAS (Society of Latin American Studies) conference in Liverpool.
They represented POLIS on a panel titled 'The banality of violence in Latin America: old and new patterns of violence, terror and fear'. Dr Wilding's paper was titled 'Gendered identities and everyday violence in Rio de Janeiro'. Dr Boesten's paper was titled 'Sexual violence at the interface of war and peace: rape as consumption'.
Next year, the SLAS annual conference is being held at Leeds and will be jointly hosted by POLIS and Spanish and Portugese Studies.