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Ongoing research projects

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Europe-Latin America Network on Violence, Security, and Peace
The collaboration will generate research-based knowledge and understanding of the crisis of violence and security in Latin America, inform policy debates on Latin America’s pathways to peace, and produce lessons relevant to other situations of violence, war, and post-war. 

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Traffic in the Americas
A Partnership Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada will support a three-year international research collaboration on the theme of "Traffic in the Americas".

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New Muralism and the Politics of Erasure: A Study of Public Culture in Peru

Researching the rise and removal of new muralism and its implications for public culture in contemporary Peru.

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Capstone project in San Carlos de Bariloche

Investigating the demand, content and design for an 'urban centre' in an extensive area of low income settlements. 

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Co-constructing Security Provision in Mexico: A Methodology and Action Plan from Communities to the State

Building local human security agendas to diagnose the multiple challenges faced by urban communities and developing new approaches that enhance human security on the ground.


Local State-Society Transformations and Everyday Security Provisioning in Medellín and San Salvador

Exploring security governance in Latin American cities from the perspective of particularly vulnerable communities.


US-Cuba Rapprochement: Building Resilience in a Transition Economy

Analysing the sources of the US-Cuba rapprochement and its effects on Cuba’s indigenous economic reform programme.

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Social entrepreneurship 360°

Workshop series with Santander, the Innovation Co-creation Lab and LSE Careers.


The Observatory on the Colombian Peace Process

Investigating the peace agenda and exploring avenues for knowledge exchange with Colombian academics and non-academic partners.

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The Politics of Patronage Appointments in Brazil

Delving into relations between political institutions, the politics of patronage appointments, and the quality of public administration in Latin America.


Financial Instruments and Mechanisms for Green Financing applied to NAFIN

Exploring the pros and cons of various climate-finance instruments via the LSE-Nacional Financiera (NAFIN) Fellowship.