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    Statement on the CIDE in Mexico

    We express solidarity with our colleagues in Mexico and hope the CIDE community can continue its long tradition of excellence in teaching and research in a free and open environment.

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    Faculty Spotlight: Vincent Brown

    Vincent Brown, Harvard's Charles Warren Professor of History and Professor of African and African-American Studies, is the recipient of the prestigious Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one of the most coveted awards for the study of the African American experience, for his book,“Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War.”

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    ReVista: Transportation

    How to get from here to there? What does it mean to have sustainable transportation serving all in Latin America’s cities and countryside? Practitioners and academics look at the challenges in the launch of the Fall issue of ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America, which focuses on transportation and mobility in the Americas.

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    DRCLAS YouTube Channel

    Did you miss any of our Fall events? Catch up on the latest lectures and seminars on the official DRCLAS YouTube Channel.

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    DRCLAS Podcast: Faculty Voices

    Steven Levitsky, director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and the co-author of How Democracies Die, discusses what the election of leftist Gabriel Boric means for Chile and democracy.

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What We Do

Through programs, grants, fellowships, and activities, DRCLAS strives to provide support and resources for students, faculty, and scholars working in and on Latin America. 

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Where We Work

With offices located in Santiago, São Paulo, Mexico City, as well as Cambridge, DRCLAS offers programs covering all of Latin America.

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The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) at Harvard University works to increase the knowledge of the cultures, economies, histories, environment and contemporary affairs of Latin America; foster cooperation and understanding among the peoples of the Americas; and contribute to democracy, social progress and sustainable development throughout the hemisphere.