Congress Report LASA2019

October 3, 2019

Nuestra América: Justice and Inclusion

The LASA2019 Congress was held in Boston, United States, from May 24 to 27, 2019. The event was a great opportunity for thousands of academics, scholars, and students to get together and share their knowledge about Latin American studies.

We were honored to welcome 5,621 registered participants, 4,772 presenters with some role during the Congress (84.9%), and 849 people who attended without any role. Out of the 5,621 registered participants, 28.1% were students and 2,988 (71.9%) were nonstudents.


About LASA

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, over 60% of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe. LASA's mission is to foster intellectual discussion, research, and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas, promote the interests of its diverse membership, and encourage civic engagement through network building and public debate.

If you wish to interview a LASA Executive Council member, you can contact the LASA communications office at (412) 648-7929 or send an email to