The Forum for Inter-American Studies (fiar) is the official electronic journal of the International Association of Inter-American Studies. It fosters a dialogic and interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Americas.

IASA is the only world-wide, independent, non-governmental association for Americanists. It furthers the international exchange of ideas and information among scholars from all nations and various disciplines who study and teach America regionally, hemispherically, nationally, and transnationally.

The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional Association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America.

The American Studies Association is the nation’s oldest and largest association devoted to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history.

The Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) is an independent professional organization devoted to the promotion of Caribbean studies from a multidisciplinary, multicultural point of view.

The International Association for the Study of Canada (IASC) is a think-tank that will promote bilateral and multilateral exchanges of knowledge between Canada and other countries on issues of mutual concern and interest.

El Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO) es una institución internacional no-gubernamental, creada en 1967 y que mantiene relaciones formales de consulta con la UNESCO.

The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas (MESEA) was founded in 1998 in response to the challenge of ethnic studies in a time of increasing globalization to provide an international forum for interdisciplinary discussion on multiethnic studies.

The American Comparative Literature Association, founded in 1960, is the principal learned society in the United States for scholars whose work involves several literatures and cultures as well as the premises of cross-cultural literary study itself.

The International Sociological Association (ISA) is a non-profit association for scientific purposes in the field of sociology and social sciences and seeks to advance sociological knowledge throughout the world.

IPSA was founded in Paris in 1949 under the aegis of the UNESCO and supports the development of political science in all parts of the world, building academic networks linking East and West, North and South.

CAAR is a financially independent, international, professional organization of African-American Studies and Black Diaspora scholars from over 25 countries.

EIA, Bielefeld
The M.A. Program in Inter-American Studies sets its sights on these social, cultural, and political developments, taking into account both the present and its historical conditions. The focus is both on the national characteristics of the various Anglo- and Latin American countries and on their current tendencies toward separation and penetration of the national space.

M.A. Program “The Americas / Las Américas”, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
The M.A. Program “The Americas/Las Americas” sets its focus on Latin American as well as North American studies from an Inter-American perspective.

C.IAS, Graz
The Center for Inter-American Studies is a research institution in the field of American Studies subsuming and coordinating the agendas of the University of Graz regarding North, South- and Latin American cultures.

The Hispanic Research Center (HRC) at ASU is an interdisciplinary unit dedicated to research and creative activities. It performs basic and applied research on a broad range of topics related to Hispanic populations, disseminates research findings to the academic community and the public, engages in creative activities and makes them available generally, and provides public service in areas of importance to Hispanics.

UCMEXUS, Riverside
Since its establishment in 1980, the University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) has maintained the primary mission of developing and sustaining a coordinated, University wide approach to Mexico-related studies.

COLEF, Tijuana et al.
El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF) studies the significance of regional issues occurring in the US-Mexico border and at the same time maintains close links with civil society and government to contribute to the development of the region and the country.

La Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales es un organismo internacional que surge en 1956 en la Conferencia General de la UNESCO. Su intención original fue apoyar a los países de América Latina en la creación de una entidad de ciencias sociales que genere un espacio de reflexión, hasta entonces inexistente, desde la cual se impulse el desarrollo de nuestras sociedades.

CEDEI, Cuenca
The Centers for Interamerican Studies (CEDEI) is a not-for-profit institution of higher learning, dedicated to the study of American languages and cultures. CEDEI was founded in 1992 in recognition of the 500th anniversary of the meeting of the Old and New Worlds.

Pew Hispanic Center, Washington
Founded in 2001, the Pew Hispanic Center is a nonpartisan research organization that seeks to improve understanding of the U.S. Hispanic population and to chronicle Latinos’ growing impact on the nation.

LANIC, Austin
The Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC) is affiliated with the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at the University of Texas at Austin. LADB, Albuquerque
The Latin America Data Base (LADB) is the University of New Mexico’s premier English language Latin America news service.

CENSA, Berkeley
Global Alternatives is hosted and sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Americas, or CENSA. Founded in 1981 CENSA is a nonprofit organization based in Berkeley, California. It promotes dialogue and research, producing special studies, reports and books as well as news stories.

Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe Bilingual Review Press publishes literary works, scholarship, and art books by or about U.S. Hispanics under the name Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe.

AS/COA, New York
Council of the Americas (COA) is the premier international business organization whose members share a common commitment to economic and social development, open markets, the rule of law, and democracy throughout the Western Hemisphere.

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The Inter-American Dialogue is the leading U.S. center for policy analysis, exchange, and communication on issues in Western Hemisphere affairs. The Dialogue brings together public and private leaders from across the Americas to address hemispheric problems and opportunities.

The Organization of American States is the world’s oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States, held in Washington, D.C., from October 1889 to April 1890. The Organization brings together all 35 independent states of the Americas and uses a four-pronged approach to effectively implement its essential purposes, based on its main pillars: democracy, human rights, security, and development.