Latin American Research Community (LARC)

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The Latin American Research Community, LARC, is a multidisciplinary research and study space based at RMIT University. It is a space devoted to nurture and strengthen relations between Latin American and Australia. LARC aims to promote institutional, research and teaching collaboration between these two regions.

On this page, you will find researchers - academics and HDR students - from the College of Design and Social Context (DSC), who are from Latin America and/or are interested in topics related to Latin America.

Here are some of the current projects from our DSC academics and HDR students:

  • Latin American Feminist Digital Media Platforms: New Media-New Voices, Changing the Landscape on Digital Media Politics,” PhD Candidate: Francisca Javiera Diaz De Valdes
    Supervisors: Dr Antonio Castillo and Dr Linje Manyoso


  • Representations of Spanish Colonialism in 20th Century Media,” PhD Candidate: Jason Foster
    Supervisors: Dr Antonio Castillo and Dr Sebastian Diaz-Gasca
  • Latin American Newsstream enables RMIT students to search the most recent local, national, and regional news content with archives featuring newspapers, newswire, and news sites in active full-text format.
  • RMIT English language bursary for Latin American students
  • Australian Latin American Professional Network
  • Latin American Scholarship Research flyer
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