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Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

International Congress

Instructions for Paper Presenters

Electronic submission of papers

Conference papers uploaded before May 1, 2018 will be available on this platform until the end of the congress. They will then be available on our website: Access will be restricted only to active LASA members.

Specifications for papers in electronic format

All the papers of the congress must:

  • be written single space and with a suggested length of 20 to 25 pages.
  • uploaded in PDF format.
  • include the title, author's name and affiliation on the title page, and the following caption: "Prepared for delivery at the 2018 Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, Barcelona, Spain, May 23 - May 26, 2018." (Preparado para presentar en el Congreso 2018 de la Asociación de Estudios Latinoamericanos, Barcelona, España del 23 de mayol al 26 de mayo de 2018")
  • be uploaded using the Paper Management application available on the LASA website at the following link:

All travel grantees must upload a final copy of their paper in PDF format. The paper must be uploaded before April 1, 2018. All other participants can upload their papers before May 1, 2018.

On behalf of your colleagues: Thank you very much!

The area of Latin American Studies is thriving and flourishing thanks to the efforts of notable scholars and other specialists. Preserve this vitality, playing your role well to ensure that LASA2018 is an intellectually fascinating event. Be responsible with the panelists of your session, making sure they have access to your paper before the Congress. Thank you for sharing your conclusions and analysis with all your colleagues!

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