LASA (Asia and the Americas)
The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 13,000 members, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe.
LASA (Asia and the Americas Section) aims to promote academic research, curricular development, and public understanding of relationships between Latin America and countries of the Asia-Pacific region (including Japan, Korea, China, and Southeast Asia). A related goal is to stimulate collaborative research and joint activities in all academic disciplines between scholarly communities in the Americas and the Pacific Rim.