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Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Mississippi

Politics, Social Movements, and Cultures of the Andes: Experiential Learning in Bolivia

Skyline of La Paz, Bolivia

Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Seminar

Dr. Kate McGurn Centellas, Director

Program dates:
July 1–August 10, 2024

Program is currently FULL.

Pre-Departure Seminar: T Th 4-5:15 PM, Lamar 518 OR via zoom. T will be primarily Aymara focused, Th will be background and logistics. We also will have several guest lectures via zoom from colleagues in Bolivia during the semester.

Here’s a nice write-up of the program:

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We also will post additional materials and links here as we develop them over the semester and in Bolivia.


  • A 6-week program designed for rising juniors and seniors in college who intend to enter international affairs/studies (broadly defined) or education.
  • Run in partnership with the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés and the Universidad Católica Boliviana, La Paz
  • Limited to 10 participants
  • Students enroll in a 3 credit hour pre-departure seminar in Spring 2024
  • Aymara language instruction is included in the program
  • Priority will be given to first generation students or students of limited financial means, though all can apply.
  • Program costs are entirely covered, with the exception of a visa fee, spending money, and health insurance (around $800 per participant).
  • Students must have an intermediate level of Spanish to participate.