Blogs and research groups

Alba Londres (Culture in Translation): Articles on Spanish/Latin American culture in England − or in English − and original poetry in translation

Americas Studies: An Irish Feminist Researcher in Transatlantic Dialogue with the Américas (by Donna Maria Alexander)

Argentina Research Network  (ARN): Brings together academics, researchers and postgraduate students from a wide range of disciplines who share a research interest in Argentina

Books on Spain: Occasional thoughts on books from & about Spain, from the C19 to today (by Kirsty Hooper)

Cantos Cautivos: Proyecto creado por el Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos (Chile). Su objetivo compilar, conservar y promover el repertorio de canciones que se escribieron, cantaron y escucharon en recintos de detención política y tortura en Chile entre 1973 y 1990, así como las memorias de experiencias individuales y colectivas asociadas a dichas obras

Casa Shalom: Institute for Marrano (Anusim) Studies, a centre for all those interested in the subject of crypto-Jews

Childhood and Nation in World Cinema: An international, collaborative research project, funded by the Leverhulme Trust (Principal Investigator: Dr Sarah Wright)

Criticamarginal: Blog sobre arte brasileira (por Ana Amália Alves)

Digital Latin American Cultures Network: Led by Tori Holmes (QUB), Thea Pitman (Leeds) and Claire Taylor (Liverpool). The network researches the cultural dimensions of new media in Latin America, and includes analysis of digital cultural products such as blogs, apps, videogames, works of, e-poetry or hypermedia novels, as well as more ethnographic study of the communities and practices that are generated by and through the use of new media in the region. You can also follow the project at Twitter via @latamcyber and on Facebook at

Hispanic Britain: Interesting bits and bobs from my research into the connections between Britain and Spain during the long 19th century (by Kirsty Hooper) Iberoamérica: Research blog for Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at the University of Manchester

The Journalism of Ramón Gómez de la Serna: Website providing access to journal articles by Spanish avant-garde writer Ramón Gómez de la Serna. Pulling together into one organized space the vast numbers of pieces he wrote for newspapers and magazines in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile and beyond, it will complement the 20 print volumes of his Complete Works  (Galaxia Gutenberg, 1996-2013), and will allow readers to reconstruct the constant dialogue which exists between his books and his prolific journalistic output.

Literature, censorship and translation (Jordi Cornellà)

Lucy Bell’s Huffington Post blog on languages, Spain and Latin America

Musings on Finding My Way in Academia (Holly J Pike)

Niamh Thornton: Blog and Conflict in Mexican Film Database

Pablo Neruda: Blog by Adam Feinstein on the life and work of Neruda

School of Languages and Cultures Postgrads: A blog by postgraduate students in the School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Sheffield

Science in Text and Culture in Latin America: Aims to establish a dialogue between the growing number of academic researchers working on the relationship between science and culture in Latin America

spanishcinephilia: A PhD Student’s Guide to Spanish Cinema (by Fiona Noble)

Venezuelan Literature: An insight into the different types of writing coming out of Venezuela (by Katie Brown)

Venezuela Research Network: Aims to bring together scholars from a range of institutions, disciplines, and political perspectives who are engaged in research on Venezuela

WISPS blog: Women in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies (University of Warwick): encourages the study of the Caribbean in an Atlantic context, emphasising African, North and South American, Asian and European influences from a comparative, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspective