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Charles A. Hale Fellowship for Mexican History Call for Nominations

Deadline: September 21, 2017

This fellowship will reward excellence in historical research on Mexico at the dissertation level. It will be awarded at each LASA International Congress to a Mexican graduate student in the final phase of his or her doctoral research in Mexican history, broadly defined. Selection will be based on scholarly merit, and on the candidate’s potential contribution to the advancement of humanist understanding between Mexico and its global neighbors.

A qualified applicant must hold Mexican citizenship and be in the final phase of her/his doctoral program, that is, finished with coursework and exams but not yet granted the PhD. Applications must be accompanied by (1) verification by the dissertation committee chair of the student’s good standing in the doctoral program; (2) a one-page (single-spaced) statement that summarizes the dissertation project, in either English or Spanish; (3) a brief (two pages maximum) curriculum vitae.

To nominate a candidate, send these materials no later than September 21, 2017, the LASA’s Secretariat at: The award will be announced at the LASA2018 Awards Ceremony, and the awardee will be publicly honored.

Members of the 2018 selection committee are: Pablo Yankelevich (Chair), Colegio de México; Araceli Almaraz, Colegio de la Frontera Norte; Julia Preciado, CIESAS Occidente.

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