Events

    2022 May 10

    Arts and Humanities Workshop Series: "Desplazamiento, viaje y literatura: estructuras de significación y dislocación" (Parte 2)

    5:00pm to 7:00pm


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

    Speakers: Leila Gómez, Director of the Latin American Center and Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies, CU Boulder; Martín Bergel, Professor of Latin American Contemporary History, Universidad de San Martín (Buenos Aires); Irene Depetris Chauvin...

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    2022 Apr 26

    Colombian Elections

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speaker: Silvia Otero, Assistant professor of International, Political, and Urban Studies, Universidad del Rosario;  Monica Pachón, Associate Professor in the Design Department, Universidad de los Andes;  Juan Pablo Milanese, Chair of the Political Science Department, ICESI
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor...

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    2022 Apr 25

    Battling Authoritarian Regimes in Venezuela and Beyond: A Conversation with Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo López

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South

    This event is sold out. A recording will be posted on the DRCLAS YouTube Channel shortly.

    To register for this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Leopoldo López (HKS ’96), former Presidential Candidate and political prisoner in Venezuela; Ricardo Hausmann, Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice...

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    2022 Apr 25

    Messenger on a White Horse: The Life and Work of Robert J. Cox

    4:00pm to 5:30pm


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

    This film will be offered for free through streaming 48 hours before the event to pre-registered participants.

    Speakers: Robert J. Cox, British journalist and editor and publisher of the Buenos Aires Herald 1959–1979; Maud Daviero de Cox...

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    2022 Apr 21

    COVID-19 Clinical Trials: Planning, Execution, Ethics, and Participant Testimonies from Brazil

    2:30pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    677 Huntington Ave, Kresge Building, 1st floor, room 110 (next to Sebastian’s Café/HSPH cafeteria) - Boston, MA

    A limited number of Harvard affiliates can register to participate in this multidisciplinary, in-person panel aimed at discussing the complexities of the COVID-19 clinical trials from the perspectives of those planning the trials to the volunteers on the receiving end of the vaccines. Besides being able to...

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    2022 Apr 20

    Mexican Red: The Perfect Color that Changed the World

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


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

    Speaker: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Harvard University

    Cochineal (Dactylopius coccus) is a small insect that produces a brilliant red pigment. Found in textiles,...

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    2022 Apr 19

    Governing Latin American Cities in the 21st Century: Rio de Janeiro

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Cities often are seen as polluted, dangerous, and unequal. How can cities become more sustainable, safe, and inclusive? What are the political challenges to their transformation? The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, will speak about the city’s environmental and public security initiatives.

    Speaker: Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of...

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    2022 Apr 14

    Gender Nonconforming Activism in Brazil Today

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in English with simultaneous interpretation to Portuguese. To register click here.

    Speakers: Alvaro Jarrín, Lisa Goldberg Fellow, Harvard Radcliffe Institute; Associate Professor of Anthropology, College of the Holy Cross; Moises Lino e Silva, Department of Anthropology and Ethnology, Federal University of Bahia
    Moderated by:...

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    2022 Apr 13

    Violence and Death in Contemporary Mexico: Meanings, Mobilizations and Justice from Below

    12:00pm to 1:15pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Speaker: Wil Pansters, Professor of Social Science, Utrecht University
    Discussant: Claudio Lomnitz, Campbell Family Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University
    Moderated by: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

    This presentation will first chart the diverse forms of violence...

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    2022 Apr 13

    The Battle Against Fake News in Brazil’s 2022 Elections

    12:00pm to 1:30pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Speakers: Claire Wardle, Co-founder and US Director, First Draft; David Nemer, Faculty Associate, Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center; Pablo Ortellado, Professor of Public Policy, Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
    Moderated by: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and African and African-American Studies, Harvard University; Natalia Viana...

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