Events

    2021 May 06

    Why should you care about the Convention's regulation? / ¿Por qué debería importarle el reglamento de la Convención?

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Academic Forum for the New Constitution in Chile / Foro Académico para la nueva Constitución en Chile
    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    Welcoming Remarks: STEVEN LEVITSKY, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Professor of Government, Harvard University
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    2021 May 05

    Why Architecture Belongs in the Museum: Patricio Del Real

    5:00pm to 6:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Patricio del Real, Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University
    Moderated by: Cristina Lopez Uribe, Professor of Architecture, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

    Why Architecture Belongs in the Museum | The Politics of Display and the Display of...

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    2021 May 03

    Transcending Borders: A Conversation with LGBTQ+ Refugees & Organizers

    3:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    We strive to speak with 6 different LGBTQ+ migrants and migrant-rights activists who are affiliated with Casa Arcoíris in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, and San Diego, California. Given the difficulties that have arisen as a result of increased discrimination and violence towards LGBTQ+ peoples, many Central American refugees have sought asylum in Mexico and the United States. After their journeys...

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    2021 Apr 30

    ALARI Seminar Series with Danielle Boaz and Umi Vaughan: "Making/Erasing Africana Religions: Brazil at the Crossroads of Heritage and Intolerance"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Danielle N. Boaz, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Stuart Hall Fellow, Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research at Harvard University (2019-2020); Umi Vaughan, Scholar and Artist

    Many Candomblé communities in Brazil trace...

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    2021 Apr 29

    Carnival in the Caribbean: Pleasure, Healing, and Liberation

    3:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here

    The West Indies, and the Caribbean as a whole, are well-known for Carnival, a beautiful and cultural celebration. However, beyond the surface, there is so much there: cultural pride and affirmation, healing, community-building, solidarity, and so on. In particular, we are looking at how Carnival can be an affirming community and space for LGBTQ+ peoples as its celebrations, embracing of diversity...

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    2021 Apr 27

    Reforming Chile’s Constitution: The Debate over Social and Ethnic Rights

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Veronica Figueroa Huencho, Associate Professor at the Institute of Public Affairs, University of Chile; Daniel Brinks, Professor of Government and of Law, UT Texas at Austin; Rossana Castiglioni, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales; Christian Rodriguez, DRCLAS Associate 2020-2021
    Moderated by: ...

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    2021 Apr 20

    Votes, Drugs, and Violence: The Political Logic of Criminal Wars in Mexico

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Sandra Ley, Assistant Professor of Political Studies, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Guillermo Trejo, Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame
    Discussant: Kaitlyn Chriswell, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government,...

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    2021 Apr 16

    Liberation Literacies: At the Intersection of Language, Race, and Power

    5:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    We are planning a series to bring together academics to talk about the connection between identity development and language. Our goal is to bring in scholars, educators, and students to talk about how important it is for students of minoritized backgrounds--emphasizing Latinx students, to engage with curricula that affirms their linguistic heritage. These...

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    2021 Apr 16

    Art, Activism, Censorship: A Conversation with Tania Bruguera

    12:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Tania Bruguera, artist and activist
    Moderated by: Doris Sommer, Ira Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Director of Graduate Studies in Spanish, Harvard University; Karina Ascunce González, Harvard College '22; Co-President of Cuban-American Undergraduate...

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    2021 Apr 15

    Justicia Restaurativa en Colombia y las Humanidades / Restorative Justice in Colombia and the Humanities

    2:00pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register click here.

    Speakers: Roberto Carlos Vidal López, Magistrado del Tribunal para la Paz y Profesor investigador-Pontificia Universidad Javeriana; Marco Abarca Diaz, Experto en Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos; Doris Sommer, Profesora de Lenguas Romances y Literatura y de Estudios...

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    2021 Apr 13

    Peru’s Presidential Election: A Path Out of Crisis, or More of the Same?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. It will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Marisa Glave, Peruvian Sociologist and Politician, Member of Congress (2016-2019); Maria Antonieta Alva, Peruvian Former Minister of Economy and Finance (2019-2020); Salvador del Solar,...

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    2021 Apr 13

    Brazil Conference at Harvard & MIT

    Repeats every weekday until Sat Apr 17 2021 .
    4:15pm to 9:00pm


    This event is virtual, for more information click here.

    A Brazil Conference ocorrerá entre os dias 11 e 17 de Abril. Com o intuito de levantar debates pertinentes para a sociedade brasileira como um todo, anualmente trazemos palestrantes especializados nos assuntos em questão, que divididos em diversos painéis contribuem para uma discussão organizada e com potencial para gerar frutos reais para o nosso país.

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    2021 Apr 08

    La segunda vuelta presidencial en Ecuador y el futuro de su democracia / The runoff election in Ecuador and the future of its democracy

    5:30pm


    This event is virtual and will be presented in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Manuela Picq, Profesora en la Universidad de San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador; Diego Ordóñez, Doctor en Jurisprudencia, Legislador y Diputado Provincial por Pichincha; Franklin Ramirez, Investigador-Profesor en Flacso Ecuador
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    2021 Apr 08

    Colombian Conference 2021

    Thu Apr 8 (All day) to Sat Apr 10 (All day)


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    In a broader sense, disruption is an interruption to the current state of things. It can also mean creating solutions for problems that have been historically overlooked, ignored, or have affected neglected populations. By focusing on unattended or previously non-existing problems, disruption leads to questioning conventional thinking and practices. In Colombia, both the pre-pandemic...

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