Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Current Projects

Current Projects

We engage in a wide range of research activities including, projects supported by external funding bodies. Here are some examples of our current projects.

Translating cultures and the legislated mediation of indigenous rights in Peru
Project Lead: Professor Rosaleen Howard
Funding: the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

‘Cultural Narratives of Crisis and Renewal’
Project Leads: Dr Jorge Catala-CarrascoDr Patricia Oliart and Dr Philippa Page
Funding: Marie Skłodowska-Curie RISE scheme

‘Understanding and addressing the impacts of threats to marine ecosystems/biodiversity in the UK overseas territories in the Caribbean’,
Project Leads: Professor Nick PoluninDr Clare FitzsimmonsDr Selina Stead 
Funding: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

‘Future of reefs in a changing environment: an ecosystem approach to managing Caribbean coral reefs in the face of climate change (FORCE)’
Project Leads: Professor Nick PoluninDr Clare FitzsimmonsDr Selina Stead
Funding: European Commission FP7 research framework

Cultural Diversity Expression and Products, Promotion, Protection and Access’ (En-compass)
Project Lead: Dr Gerard Corsane 
Funding: European Commission

DESAFIO: Democratisation Of Water & Sanitation Decisions By Means Of Social Innovation
Project Lead: Professor Esteban Castro
Funding: European Commission

The politics of recognition in the context of extractive development
Project Leads: Professor Rosaleen Howard, Dr Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti, Lexy Seedhouse, Dr Katy Jenkins