Already a member of PILAS or considering becoming one? Being a PILAS member is free and opens doors to networking and participating in diverse academic events with postgraduate peers for no extra cost. All PILAS members are expected to become members of SLAS, through which you can gain access to funding (conferences and fieldwork), participate in contests, receive the Bulletin of Latin American Studies (BLAR), get a new book, get a discount on SLAS’s annual conference, and receive monthly newsletters about the latests books being published, and events in the UK, Europe and Latin America. Joining SLAS in only £18 per year for students, so it is an opportunity that should not be missed! For more information, visit