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    DRCLAS Director Steven Levitsky will be joined by Marcia Castro and Alejandro de la Fuente to discuss ongoing and upcoming initiatives in three priority areas for 2020-21: challenges to democracy, the impact of COVID-19, and the struggle for racial equality in the region.

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    Levitsky named DRCLAS Director

    Steven Levitsky, David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of Government, has been named faculty director of DRCLAS.

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    Tuesday Seminar Series

    The Tuesday Seminar Series returns on September 8th with a focus on Latin American politics and economics; Democracy in Chile and Brazil; and Police Legitimacy

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    Eyes on Covid-19

    ReVista's new Spotlight "Eyes on Covid-19" includes stories from around Latin America and Latinx communities in the United States on what it’s like to live in this new and rather strange world of the coronavirus. These articles are in both English and Spanish.

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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, Buenos Aires, 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.