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First Conference on Ethnicity, Race, and Indigenous

First Conference on Ethnicity, Race, and Indigenous
Peoples in Latin America and the Caribbean
May 22-23, 2008
University of California, San Diego
Individual papers and organized panel proposals are invited for the First Conference on
Ethnicity, Race, and Indigenous Peoples in Latin America and the Caribbean, May 22-23 2008,
at the University of California, San Diego. The event is organized and sponsored by ERIP
(LASA Section on Ethnicity, Race, and Indigenous Peoples), CILAS-UCSD (Center for Iberian
and Latin American Studies, University of California, San Diego) and LACES (Latin American
and Caribbean Ethnic Studies, journal published by Taylor & Francis).

The conference will include panels, proposed and organized by CILAS-UCSD, on indigenous
peoples and natural resources (land, water, trees and forests, herbs, oil, natural gas, and other
resources). We encourage other institutions such as regional or country-focused scholarly
associations and university departments, to propose "sponsored panels" organized by the
institution, involving their members and receiving their imprimatur.

The conference’s Program Committee will consider panels and individual paper proposals on
any topic related to ethnicity, race relations, Indigenous peoples, Afro-descendants and other
ethnic or racial groups in Latin America and the Caribbean. The committee accepts electronic
submissions only. Proponents should fill in an Individual Paper Proposal Form or, in the case of
panels, a Pre-organized Panel Proposal Form, Please visit the following website to download
the forms: http://cilas.ucsd.edu/events/conferences.php. The completed form should then be
attached to an email addressed to ERIP Conference Program (eripprog@dss.ucsd.edu).

Proposals and Forms must be received by: October 31, 2007
Any questions regarding pre-registration or registration matters, local arrangements, and mailed
or faxed invitation letters to support an application for a visa or travel funds: ERIP Conference
Administration (email: eripadm@dss.ucsd.edu or call: 858-534-6050).

Communications about paper or panel proposal submissions, program matters, and travel support applications:
ERIP Conference Program (email: eripprog@dss.ucsd.edu).

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