2017 Mar 25

2017 Latin America Education Conference

8:30am to 6:30pm


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.

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2017 Mar 31

Cuba Studies Program: The 'Liberal Moment' of the Revolution: Early Educational Reforms in Revolutionary Cuba

12:00pm to 2:00pm


CGIS South, S-216 (Resource Room), 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Rainer Schultz, PhD, Director of the Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA), Cuba Divisional Center in Havana 

Moderators: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics, Professor of African and African American Studies and of History, and Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University

2017 Feb 23

Brazil Studies Program: Public Policies in Gender and Diversity in PT Governments

12:00pm to 2:00pm


CGIS South, S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker:  Miriam Pillar Grossi, Professor of Anthropology, Federal University of Santa Catarina; Ruth Cardoso Chair, Institute of Latin American Studies Columbia University

Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

2016 Oct 06

Brazil Studies Program: Progress and Challenges of Education in Brazil

12:00pm to 2:00pm


CGIS South, S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Claudia Costin, Visiting Professor, Harvard School of Education; Former Senior Director for Global Education, World Bank

The seminar will focus on the improvements obtained in Education in the last two decades, as well as the persisting challenges. Some measures will be proposed, suggesting an outline of the initial components of a national project for ensuring quality Education in the country.


Celebrating a decade in São Paulo

June 28, 2016

Lemann Brazil Research Fund furthers connections between Harvard and Brazil

In a few short weeks, the world will turn its attention to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games. But before any medals are awarded, Harvard celebrated two of its own milestones in Brazil: the 10th anniversary of the Harvard Brazil Office and the first round of Lemann Brazil Research Fund grants.


Mark Elliott, viceprorrector de Harvard University: Aceptamos estudiantes sin considerar su capacidad de pago o su nacionalidad

June 17, 2016

To access the English version of this news article, click here

Quiere que sus alumnos viajen al extranjero como parte de su educación y que sepan que la suya no es la única forma de ver al mundo.

Por Felipe Edwards Del Rio


Reinforcement for Harvard-Brazil bridge

April 19, 2016

New gift from Lemann Foundation supports financial aid, creates new research fund

Harvard University on Tuesday announced that the Lemann Foundation will expand financial aid to undergraduate and graduate students from Brazil, support visiting faculty, and launch the Brazil Research Fund for cross-disciplinary scholarship related to the world’s fifth-largest country. The move bolsters a relationship that began more than a decade ago.