The Billiken Centenary Project

Argentina’s Billiken, the world’s longest-running children’s magazine, celebrated its centenary with the publication of issue number 5143 in November 2019.

The Billiken Centenary Project is led by Professor Lauren Rea who researches the history and legacy of this magazine and works with Billiken’s publisher on the digital future of this iconic print brand.

Find out more about Billiken magazine and the research project.

Explore academic and press articles, as well as videos about the project. 

Learn about the Great Latin American Women book and digital education platform.

Read about the project's teaching resources based on Horacio Quiroga’s Jungle Tales.

Browse past events, highlights and see all upcoming events.

A selection of Billiken cover art.


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