The Association of Hispanists of Serbia calls for participants for the 8th edition of the International Summer School of Latin American Studies (EVELA 2024):

  • Location: In person in Belgrade and Novi Sad (four days in Belgrade and one day in Novi Sad, where the group will go together from Belgrade)
  • Dates: 8-12 of July 2024 (from Monday to Friday)
  • Schedule: between 12:00 pm and 8:00 pm, 2 or 3 lectures per day (the exact schedule will be confirmed in due course)
  • Participation fee: 35.00 EUR (travel expenses to Novi Sad are included)

This year’s edition will include lectures and workshops by prominent experts:

  • Gian Luca Gardini, University of Udine, Italy:
  • Neutrality, South-South Cooperations and Non-Alignment in Latin America
  • Andrea Jeftanović, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile
  • Three sessions on creative writing
  • Alexis Dantas, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Brazil and Chine within the BRICS
  • Aleksandra Perišić, Singidunum University, Serbia
  • South-South Dialogue in Migration Literature
  • Rajko Petrović, Institute for European Studies, Serbia
  • Great Powers and Latin America
  • Maja T. Izquierdo, University Union – Nikola Tesla, Serbia
  • Voces de la Tierra: Liderazgo Femenino Indígena en la Defensa Ambiental y Cultural en América Latina
  • José Ángel Ruiz Jiménez, Universidad de Granada, Spain
  • La historia de los Balcanes desde España: una fascinación espacial
Requirements for potential participants:

→ Undergraduate, Master’s, and PhD students who belong (but are not restricted to) to the following profiles: Latin American Studies, Hispanic Philology, Literature, Art, History, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Economics, Law, Journalism, and other fields related to Latin America and the Caribbean.

→ Knowledge of English and Spanish. It will not be necessary to present a language certificate.

In contrast, it is expected that the participants make an objective evaluation of their knowledge of the mentioned languages, so that they can participate actively in the activities of the Summer School.
We remind you that the interventions can be done in any of the two languages, so it will be enough to have advanced knowledge of at least one of them and communicate easily and follow the lectures in the other language, even passively.

→ 80% of all lectures and workshops are mandatory for a participant to receive a CERTIFICATE.

Important dates:

  • 20 of June – Calls for participants close (at 23:59h CEST)
  • 24 of June – Participants are notified about the results
  • 26 of June – Fee payment deadline
  • 8-12 of July – Summer School

We are organizing this year’s edition together with our partners:

  • Institute for European Studies (IES)
  • Ibero-American Center (CIBAM) at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad
and with the support of:

  • UK Parobrod
  • Singidunum University
  • Andrzej Dembicz Foundation
  • Nucleas
  • Ideaz Institute Vienna
  • CEA-UNC-Argentina
  • Proyecto ELASOC, España
This year’s edition is part of the pre-ICA 2025 activities (