Latin American PolMeth Meeting II

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Latin American Political Methodology Meeting

Welcome! We are excited to announce the second Latin American PolMeth meeting. The event will take place in November 8 and 9 in Bogotá, Colombia, and will feature a day of public talks and a day of workshops for participant’s manuscripts. It is hosted by the Universidad de los Andes, with support from Princeton University, the Society for Political Methodology and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill .

The meeting will feature paper workshops, a poster session for graduate students, and keynote talks by prominent political methodologists.


Registration for the event is now open. To register, go to The NEW deadline for registrations is August 31, 2018.


The event will feature keynote presentations by Kosuke Imai (president of the Society for Political Methodology), Jeff Gill (chief editor of Political Analysis), Lorena Barberia (USP) and Adriana Crespo-Tenorio (researcher at Facebook), manuscript workshop sessions with scholars from 6 different countries, and a poster session featuring exciting work by graduate students.

A copy of the program is available here.


Meeting location

The meeting will take place in Bogotá, Colombia, at the Universidad de los Andes, on November 8 and 9, 2018. Most events will take place at the Mario Laserna building, with a few panels also taking place at the W building. A student affiliated with the Department of Political Science will be available at the Mario Laserna entrace to guide you to the event’s location on Thursday morning.

Event format

There will be a day of public presentations which will be open to the public, and which feature two keynote talks, one roundtable discussion, and a poster session for graduate students. There will also be a day of paper workshops, which will be restricted to registered participants. During this day, previously circulated manuscipts will be actively discussed, and no presentation will take place. There will be a short social event for all registered participants.

All talks and sessions will be held in English.

Miscellaneous information

Organizing team


Universidad de los Andes Princeton University Society for Political Methodology University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill