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What can we learn from landscape patterns of past civilizations? According to a new project led by University of Florida faculty, ancient landscapes can help us design, plan, organize, and maintain systems that are resilient to cultural and ecological change. To better understand this concept, an interdisciplinary and international team of researchers will conduct a study of household, community, and landscape resilience in the Maya lowlands of southern Mexico. Read More
Book talk with Dr. Nancy Postero, UC San Diego (Anthropology) Read More
In a January radio interview, special secretary for strategic projects Maynard Marques de Santa Rosa announced the administration's plans for three major projects that will impact the Amazon. Read More
Juan Guaidó has declared himself the president of Venezuela. What comes next? Read More
The project is titled Film on a Boat: Digitizing Historical Newspapers of the Caribbean. Read More
The University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies invites applications from highly motivated students for the Master of Arts in Latin American Studies degree program (MALAS). Read More