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 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 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 Apr 06

    Race and Politics in 21st Century Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Marcus Johnson, Professor of Political Science, CUNY Baruch College; Natalia Salgado Bueno, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Emory University; David de Micheli, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Ethnic Studies, University of Utah
    Discussant: Danilo Contreras, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College
    ...

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    2021 Mar 30

    U.S. Policy Towards Latin America Under Biden

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Arturo Valenzuela, Emeritus Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Shannon O’Neil, Vice President and Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Jorge Castaneda, Politician and Professor, Former Foreign Minister of Mexico 
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for...

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    2021 Mar 23

    Mexico Under AMLO

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Mariano Sanchez Talanquer, Assistant Professor of Politics, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE);Andreas Schedler, Professor of Political Science, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Viridiana Rios, Mexican scholar and analyst; Kenneth Greene, Associate Professor of Government, UT College of Liberal Arts
    Moderated by: ...

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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 23

    Latin America’s Energy Transition: Wind and Solar Power in Brazil

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Kathryn Hochstetler, Professor of International Development, London School of Economics
    Discussants: Alicia Cooperman, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Texas A&M University; Eduardo Viola, Professor of International Relations, University of Brasilia
    Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on...

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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

    Latin American Prisons: Challenges and Opportunities from COVID-19

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Benjamin Lessing, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago; David Skarbek, Associate Professor in Political Science, Brown University; Marcelo Bergman, Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (UNTREF)
    Discussant:...

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    2020 Dec 01

    Right Wing Populism in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    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 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 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 watch the recording, click here

    Speakers: 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 Population, Harvard University; Edward Telles, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine
    Moderated by: ...

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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 watch the recording, 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 of Economics and Business at Escuela Superior de Economía...

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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

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    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, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University
    Moderated by: ...

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    2020 Oct 06

    Democracy on the Line in Brazil

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers: Fernando Limongi, Professor of Political Science, University of Sao Paulo; Nara Pavao, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Federal University of Pernambuco; Marta Arretche, Professor of Political Science, University of Sao Paulo
    Moderated by: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University

    Halfway through Jair...

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    2020 Sep 29

    How COVID has Changed Latin American Economics

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    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, Associate Professor, Brazilian School of Business and Public Administration;...

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