Events

    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 Luksik Visiting Scholar
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky,...

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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. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Marisa Glave, Peruvian Sociologist and Politician, Member of Congress (2016-2019); Salvador del Solar, Peru's Former Prime Minister (2019) and Former Minister of Culture (2016-2017); Alberto Vergara, Professor of Social and Political Sciences, Universidad del Pacífico
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin...

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    2021 Mar 19

    Cambio Constitucional y Demandas Sociales: Se Puede Cerrar la Brecha? / Constitutional Change and Social Demands: Can the Gap be Closed?

    10:00am


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

    Speakers: Dan Brinks, Catedrático de Gobierno y Derecho, Director del Departamento de Gobierno, Universidad de Texas-Austin; Rossana Castiglioni, Decana de la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales e Historia, Universidad Diego Portales; Yanira Zúñiga, Profesora del Instituto de...

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    2021 Mar 09

    Challenges to Social Welfare Provision During and After COVID-19

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Alejandro Gaviria, President, Universidad de los Andes; Jennifer Pribble, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, University of Richmond; Merike Blofield, Professor of Political Science, University of Miami
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

    Presented in...

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    2021 Mar 02

    The Return of the Military?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Wendy Hunter, Professor of Government, UT-Austin; Diego Vega, PhD Candidate in Government, UT-Austin; John Polga-Hecimovich, Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics, U.S. Naval Academy; Kristina Mani, Associate Professor of Politics, Oberlin College and Conservatory; David Pion-Berlin, Professor of Political Science, University of California Riverside
    ...

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    2021 Feb 16

    Is Colombia’s Peace Over? Challenges and Progress in Implementing the Peace Accords

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Juanita Goebertus, Colombian Congresswoman and Former Member of the Government Peace Delegation with the FARC; Juana Garcia Duque, Associate Professor at the Business School, Universidad de los Andes; Sandra Botero, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Government, and International Relations, Universidad del Rosario; Mauricio Velásquez, Professor of Government,...

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    2021 Feb 09

    Ecuador’s Presidential Election: Is the Citizens’ Revolution Over?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Valeria Coronel, Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, FLACSO Ecuador; Pablo Andrade, Professor of Latin American Studies, Universidad Andina; Grace Jaramillo, Professor of Political Science, University of British Columbia
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

    Presented in...

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    2021 Feb 02

    Book Panel on Ascent to Glory: How One Hundred Years of Solitude Was Written and Became a Global Classic by Álvaro Santana-Acuña

    12:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Álvaro Santana-Acuña, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Whitman College
    Chair: Michèle Lamont, Weatherhead Center Director; Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Departments of Sociology and African and African American Studies,...

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    2021 Jan 29

    Las Elecciones Constituyentes en Chile: ¿Cómo Representar en Medio de una Crisis de Representación? / Constituent Elections in Chile: How to Provide Representation during a Representation Crisis?

    10:30am


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

    Speakers: Kenneth Roberts, Director Binenkorb del Programa de Estudios Latinoamericanos; Profesor Richard J. Schwartz, Departamento de Gobierno, Cornell University; Jennifer Piscopo, Profesora de Política, Miembro de Estudios latinoamericanos y Latino/a...

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    2021 Jan 13

    Power, Democracy and Social Change

    5:00pm to 6:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Julie Battilana, Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration in the Organizational Behavior unit at Harvard Business School and the Alan L. Gleitsman Professor of Social Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School; founder and faculty chair of the Social Innovation and Change Initiative; Marshall Ganz, Rita E....

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    2020 Dec 01

    Right Wing Populism in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

    To watch the recording, click here.

    Speakers: Kenneth Roberts, Binenkorb Director of the Latin American Studies Program and Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University; Cristobal Rovira, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales in Chile; Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University
    ...

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    2020 Nov 24

    Authoritarian Police in Democracy: Contested Security in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speaker: Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Discussant: Eduardo Moncada, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, DRCLAS

    In countries around the world, from the...

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    2020 Nov 19

    ¿Hubo un golpe de Estado en Perú?

    6:00pm to 7:15pm


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    Oradores: Rosa María Palacios, Abogada y periodista; Alberto Vergara, Profesor del Departamento Académico de Ciencias Sociales y Políticas de la Universidad del Pacífico e investigador del CIUP; Daniel Olivares, Miembro del Congreso del Partido Morado por Lima Metropolitana (2020-2021); Paula Muñoz, Profesora asociada del Departamento Académico de Ciencias Sociales y Políticas de la Universidad...

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    2020 Nov 17

    Federalism and COVID Responses

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To watch the recording, click here

    Speaker: Agustina Giraudy, Associate Professor of Political Science, American University
    Discussant: Kent Eaton, Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

    Presented in collaboration with ...

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    2020 Nov 16

    Ciudadanía Digital, Acercando posiciones entre jóvenes y adultos

    8:00am to 10:30am


    This virtual event will be held at 8am ET in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Sonia Livingstone, Profesora en el Departamento de Medios y Comunicaciones de London School of Economics and Political Science; Andrés Lombana Bermúdez, Profesor Asistente en la Universidad Javeriana y Faculty Associate...

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    2020 Nov 12

    DRCLAS Film Series: ZURITA, VERÁS NO VER by Alejandra Carmona

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


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    Speakers: Raúl Zurita, Poet, DRCLAS RFK Visiting Scholar 2015-2016; Alejandra Carmona Cannobbio, Filmmaker
    Moderated by: Rodrigo del Río, PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures

    A conversation with poet Raul Zurita and filmmaker Alejandra Carmona on the documentary ZURITA VERAS NO VER. The movie will be offered for free through streaming two days before...

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