All Latin America

2017 Apr 04

Q&A with Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the OAS on the International Decade for People of African Descent

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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.

2017 Apr 08

8th Annual FDR Memorial Lecture: Formulating a New Good Neighbor Policy

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

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.”

2017 Mar 31

Symbolic Reparations

Fri - Sun, Mar 31 to Apr 2, 5:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: 

Room 133, Barker Center, Harvard University; Boston University

Symbolic comes from the domain of culture; reparations from the domain of law. How can these terms be conjoined to promote processes of healing, justice and social transformation? 

 

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2017 Mar 25

2017 Latin America Education Conference

8:30am to 6:30pm

Location: 

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.

Click here to register and for more information.

 

2017 Feb 01

Latin American History Seminar: “Pathways to peace: Caribbean solutions to conflict beneath the radar of the European plantocracy”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S450, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Ivor L. Miller
University of Calabar, Nigeria, and research fellow at Boston University

Guest Presentations for the:

His 2525A: The Latin American History Seminar and Workshop

Administrating differences in Latin America: historical approaches.

Professors Alejandro de la Fuente and Tamar Herzog

 

Copies of pre-circulated paper may be obtained by writing to therzog@fas.harvard.edu

PRESS RELEASE: The IAP-UAM Annual Visiting Lecture in Latin American History

February 8, 2017

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.

2017 Feb 15

Latin American History Seminar: “Governing Difference in Colonial South American Borderlands. From Ethnographic Knowledge to Missionary Practice.”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS S450, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Guillermo Wilde
(CONICET and Universidad Nacional de San Martin, Argentina)

Guest Presentations for the:

His 2525A: The Latin American History Seminar and Workshop

Administrating differences in Latin America: historical approaches.

Professors Alejandro de la Fuente and Tamar Herzog

2017 Mar 28

Tuesday Seminar Series: Women's Rights in Theory and Practice: Status Politics and Violence against Women in Mexico

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Mala Htun, Professor of Political Science, University of New Mexico

Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University

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