• Prof. Dr. Johannes Kabatek
  • Romanisches Seminar, Philologie mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der iberoromanischen Sprachwissenschaft
  • Profile
  • PD Dr. Yanina Welp
  • Centre for Democracy Studies Aarau, Regional Director for Latin America
  • Profile

Steering Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Christian Berndt
  • Department of Geography, Economic Geography Unit
  • Profile
  • Prof. Dr. Max Gassmann
  • Institute of Veterinary Physiology, Vetsuisse Faculty and
    Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology (ZIHP)
  • Profile
  • Prof. Dr. Tristan Weddigen
  • Kunsthistorisches Institut, Kunstgeschichte der Neuzeit
  • Profile
  • Prof. Dr. Marcelo Sánchez
  • Paläontologisches Institut und Museum
  • Profile
  • Prof. Dr. Eduardo Jorge de Oliveira
  • Romanisches Seminar, Assistenzprofessur für Brasilianistik
  • Profile
  • Prof. Dr. Liliana Gómez-Popescu
  • Romanisches Seminar, SNF-Förderprofessur für Iberoromanische Literaturwissenschaft und Kulturanalyse 
  • Profile


Associate Members

Associate Students / Early-Stage Researchers (BA & MA level)

Francisco Nel Aguirre (Romanisches Seminar, UZH)

Lukas Becker (Historiches Seminar, UZH)

Olivier Keller (Historisches Seminar, UZH)

Roberto Carlos Mejías (Romanisches Seminar, UZH)

Paula Stocker (Romanisches Seminar, UZH)


Grupo de análisis y tertulia de estudiantes

Becoming a Member

To become a member of the LZZ, please email with a short motivation letter (no longer than 1 page) and your updated CV. 

Researchers based at UZH with a completed PhD can join the LZZ as members; those based at other universities, as well as those working towards a PhD and members of the general public with a professional interest in Latin America, can join as associate members. UZH students can join the LZZ as associate students. We are looking forward to meeting you!

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