Harvard Kennedy School Littauer building 1st floor 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
The 2017 Latin American Conference is the fourth conference organized by Latin American students at the Harvard Kennedy School. It seeks to create awareness about the policies, experiences, and opportunitiesfor future growth and development in the region.
Piper Auditorium, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street
Women in Design (WiD) and Latin GSD, in collaboration with the Landscape Architecture department, present “Landscape Design in Latin America: Unpacking Theory, Practice, and Agency.” This symposium will provide an opportunity to debate the current and future state of landscape design in Latin America. Latin America is formed by a diverse set of territories, offering both challenges and opportunities to the landscape discipline. This symposium brings together professionals from several countries Read more about Landscape Design in Latin America: Unpacking Theory, Practice, and Agency
Hutchins Center Room 2R, 104 Mt. Auburn Street 3R, Cambridge MA, 02138
On April 4th, 2017 at 4PM, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University, and Luis Almagro Secretary General of the Organization of American States, will sign an agreement to collaborate on events and programs that generate ideas for and implement positive change in the lives of people of African descent in Latin America. This collaborative effort will be undertaken during the International Decade of People of African Descent. Please join Dr. Read more about Q&A with Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the OAS on the International Decade for People of African Descent
In 1943, President Roosevelt spoke at Monterrey, Mexico noting Mexico’s contributions of military support and farm laborers to the war effort. “Our two countries,” he stated, “owe their independence to the fact that your ancestors and mine held the same truths to be worth fighting for and dying for… No less important than the military cooperation and the production of supplies needed for the maintenance of our respective economies has been the exchange of those ideas and of those moral values which give life and significance to the tremendous effort of the free peoples of the world.” Read more about 8th Annual FDR Memorial Lecture: Formulating a New Good Neighbor Policy
In a world so relentlessly defined by utilitarian reasoning, by expedient thinking, by prose language, and by vicious speech, poetry is decisively out of place. Displacement, though, is what accounts for poetry’s extraordinary capacity for meaning.
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA, USA
The Latin America Education Forum Conference is an annual gathering of educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, and policymakers at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
The 2017 LAEF Spring Conference will bring together members of the education community across Latin America to engage in a vibrant conversation about the challenges, innovations, and opportunities sparked by the pursuit of educational equity throughout the region.
The Latin American History Group at Harvard University is pleased to announce the IAP-UAM (International Academic Programs--Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) Annual Visiting Lecture in Latin American History. Generously supported by IAP-UAM, this program brings to Harvard a prominent historian of Latin America, based anywhere in the world, who is selected by the faculty members of the History Department who specialize in Latin America. Read more about PRESS RELEASE: The IAP-UAM Annual Visiting Lecture in Latin American History