Dr Miles Larmer from African Studies and History has been awarded a Consolidator Grant by the ERC.
Comparing the Copperbelt: Political Culture and Knowledge Production in Central Africa
This is a four year project (from Jul 2016) with a budget (100% funded by the ERC) of Euro 1,599,661 (c. £1.81m), including overheads for all posts included: three 3 year post-docs with appointments at different stages of the project; a 40% FT administrator for the full project period; and Miles at 72.5% for the project overall.
Dr Francesca Lessa has been awarded a Marie Curie Global Fellowship by the ERC with Prof Leigh Payne as supervisor.
Operation Condor: Accountability for Transnational Crimes in Uruguay
This is a three year project (from 01/08/2016) with a budget of EURO 224,964 (c. £150K) with overheads. Francesca will spend 2 years at the partner organisation Universidad de la República in Uruguay and one year at Oxford in the LAC.
Prof Leigh Payne has been awarded a Newton Fund Institutional Links Grant from the British Council.
State Violence in Brazil: A Study of Crimes of May 2006 in the Perspective of the Transitional Justice and Forensic Anthropology
This is a two year project (from 01/04/2016) with a budget of £110,000.
The award is an institutional collaboration between the Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology Centre (CAAF) from the Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and the Latin American Centre, SIAS.
Prof Karina Ansolabehere at the Latin American School at FLACSO-Mexico has been awarded a Newton Advanced Fellowship by the British Academy with Prof Leigh Payne as Co-applicant.
Understanding human rights violations in Mexico. The case of disappearances
This is a one year project (from 01/03/2016) with a budget of £34,900.
The award is an institutional collaboration between the Latin American School of Social Sciences, Campus Mexico (FLACSO-Mexico) and the Latin American Centre, SIAS.