April 25th, 2014 · The New School, New York

OLA is pelased to announce the winners of The New School Graduate Student Conference on Latin America. Submissions were evaluated based upon originality, theoretical grounding, and merit.

Congratulations to the following award winners:

Mirtha Susana Aguirre, Parsons, Fashion Studies
Peru in Vogue: Representation of Ethnicity in Contemporary Fashion Images

Alexis Obernauer, Milano, International Affairs
Smart Favela, Dumb City: Problematizing IBM’s ‘Smarter City’ Initiative in Rio de Janiero

Manuela Badilla Rajevic, NSSR, Sociology
Dissident Memories beyond the Transition to Democracy: the Chilean Postmemory Experience

and also to the following Honorable Mentions:

Douglas de Toledo Piza, NSSR, Sociology
The Making of Post-National Spaces: Commerce and International Migration in a Market of the Argentina-Brazil-Paraguay Tri-Border Area

Laura Wainer, Milano, International Affairs
The Rich do not Need Property: Considerations on Urban Land to Change Slum Upgrading Strategies in Buenos Aires

Read more about the Latin America on the Move Program