Events

    2020 Dec 01

    Right Wing Populism in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

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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 register, 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...

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    2020 Nov 10

    The Uneven Racial and Ethnic Impacts of COVID in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Veronica Figueroa, Profesora Asociada del Instituto de Asuntos Públicos, Universidad de Chile; Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Senior Fellow at the Center for Democracy Development and Rule of Law, Stanford University; Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and...

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    2020 Nov 03

    Police Legitimacy in Chile

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speaker: Lucia Dammert, Executive Director, Global Consortium on Security Transformation, Universidad de Chile
    Discussants: Jessie Bullock, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University; Kaitlyn Chriswell, PhD Candidate in Comparative Politics, Harvard University
    ...

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    2020 Oct 27

    Democratic Backsliding in Contemporary Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Manuel Melendez-Sanchez, PhD candidate in Political Science, Harvard University; Santiago Anria, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Latin American Studies, Dickinson College; Calla Hummel, Assistant Professor in Political Science, University of Miami; Carmen Aída Lazo, Dean of the School...

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    2020 Oct 13

    The Criminalization of Corruption in Latin America: Causes and Consequences of Lava Jato

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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

    Speakers: Ezequiel González Ocantos, Associate Professor in the Qualitative Study of Comparative Political Institutions, University of Oxford; Paula Muñoz, Profesora del Departamento Académico de Ciencias Sociales y Políticas, Universidad del Pacifico en Perú
    Discussant: Alisha Holland,...

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    2020 Oct 07

    Amazon 4.0 – Defining a Third Way for the Amazon

    4:00pm to 5:00pm


    This event is virtual, to join click here.

    Speaker: Carlos Nobre, Senior Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo; Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute
    Discussant: Vinicius Furuie, Environmental Fellow, Harvard University Center on the Environment
    Moderated by: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Co-...

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    2020 Oct 05

    ReVista Launch: The Future of the Amazon, Lessons From the Past

    4:00pm to 5:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Felipe Milanez, Associate Professor at the Institute for Humanities, Arts and Sciences, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil; Bret Gustafson, Professor, Washington University in Saint Louis; Isabelle Foster, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Paraguay; Douglas Southgate, Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University; Patricia Vieira,...

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    2020 Oct 05

    Harvard - Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez Collaborative Research Grant Series: Making dew in the Atacama: atmospheric water capture by desert plants

    12:00pm to 1:30pm


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    Speakers: Noel Michele Holbrook, Charles Bullard Professor of Forestry; Professor of Biology, Harvard University; Jacques Dumais, Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez

    The ecosystems of Chile are biodiversity hotspots with as much as 50% of their flora composed of species endemic to the country....

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    2020 Oct 01

    In-House Open House

    6:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Join us as we welcome our new faculty director, Steven Levitsky!

    Professor Levitsky will be joined by Marcia Castro, co-chair of the Brazil Studies Program and Alejandro de la Fuente, chair of the Cuba Studies Program to discuss ongoing and upcoming initiatives in three priority areas for 2020-21: challenges to democracy, the impact...

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    2020 Oct 01

    The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America

    4:00pm


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    Speakers: Mala Htun, University of New Mexico; Eduardo Darget, Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru; Alisha Holland, Harvard University; Daniel Brinks, University of Texas-Austin; Steven Levitsky, Harvard University; Maria Victoria Murillo, Columbia University
    Moderated by: Javier Auyero, University of Texas-Austin

    Observers often take institutional weakness as an exogenous feature...

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    2020 Sep 29

    How COVID has Changed Latin American Economics

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Andres Velasco, Dean of the School of Public Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science; former Finance Minister of Chile; Ana Maria Ibanez, Professor of Economics, Universidad de los Andes; Economics Principal Advisor for the Interamerican Development Bank; Daniela Campello,...

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    2020 Sep 24

    New capabilities for emerging challenges: How to build a responsive State

    9:00am to 10:30am


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: María Margarita Zuleta, Dean at the School of Government, Universidad de los Andes; Matthew Andrews, Edward S. Mason Senior Lecturer in International Development, Harvard Kennedy School
    Moderated by: Helena García Romero, President MIT Harvard Club Colombia and Vicepresident of the Colombian Private...

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    2020 Sep 22

    Populist Coalitions in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speaker: Rodrigo Barrenechea, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
    Discussants: Thea Riofrancos, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Providence College; Aaron Watanabe, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
    ...

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    2020 Sep 17

    DRCLAS Film Series: Ficción Privada (2020) by Andrés Di Tella

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register click here.

    Speaker: Andrés Di Tella, Filmmaker
    Moderated by: Ignacio Azcueta, PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures

    A conversation with filmmaker Andrés Di Tella on his latest feature-length film, Ficción Privada (2020). The movie will be offered for free through...

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    2020 Sep 15

    Democracy on the Line in Chile

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Claudia Heiss, Assistant Professor, Institute of Public Affairs, Universidad de Chile; Juan Pablo Luna, Associate Professor of Political Science, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Peter Siavelis, Professor and Chair of Political Science and International Affairs, Wake Forest University...

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    2020 Aug 27

    Presentación del libro “Organizando: Pueblo, Poder y Cambio”

    6:00pm to 7:30pm


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

    Speakers: Marshall Ganz, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Ignacio Ibarzábal, Director Argentinos por la Educación; Verónica Camargo, #NiUnaMenos2015; P.Charly Olivero, Cura Villero; Micaela Urdinez, Periodista La Nación...

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