On FEB 26, the Netherlands Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (@NALACS) awarded a prize for the best Master thesis written at a Dutch Institution on a Latin American or Caribbean theme. The finalists presented their theses in Petcha Kutcha format. The quality of their work was outstanding. Sven da Silva with his thesis ‘The Politics of the Nobodies. Theorizing Slum Politics through a Political Ethnography of a community leader in Coque, Recife’ (WUR) was the winner of the night.

The award was preceded by a presentation by Floor Boon, Latin America editor at NRC Media, accompanied by her short movie titled “Poverty in Silverland”, on the economic crisis in Argentina.

Roberto Rocco, from the section of Spatial Planning and Strategy, is chairman of NALACS.

You can see the photos HERE.


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