Americas (Institute of the)

The Institute of the Americas is a hub for research, teaching, and public debate on the Caribbean, Latin America, the United States and Canada. Research students work with leaders in their field to conduct groundbreaking research in history, economics, politics, social policy, environmental studies, and development, and in hemispheric and interdisciplinary approaches to the Americas. The institute boasts the largest programme of postgraduate teaching on the Americas in the UK. Teaching is focused on comparative and interdisciplinary debate in small groups. The institute also runs an unparalleled programme of events on the Americas and functions as a bridge between the academy and the policy community, engaging a broad range of stakeholders, including government, NGOs, communications media, and civil society.