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Dorothy Sherman Severin Scholarship awarded

The Fellowship, awarded annually by the AHGBI and WISPS (Women in Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies), is aimed at early-career researchers in Luso-Hispanic Studies (broadly understood) in the UK and Ireland. The Fellowship provides a grant and access to an academic mentor. The 2016-17 Fellowship has been awarded to Dr Rebecca Ogden for her project ‘The “digital detox”: mediating development, authenticity and privilege in contemporary Cuban tourism’. Her mentor is Dr Niamh Thornton (University of Liverpool) .

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