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 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 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); Maria Antonieta Alva, Peruvian Former Minister of Economy and Finance (2019-2020); Salvador del Solar, Peru's Former Prime Minister (2019) and Former Minister of Culture (2016-...

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    2021 Apr 07

    Popular Participation and the Making of Brazil's 1988 Constitution

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Dan McDonald, Postdoctoral Fellow, Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University; Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative Research Fellow
    Discussant: Victoria Langland, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
    Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and of African and African American...

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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, Assistant 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 Apr 01

    The Undocumented Americans: A Conversation with Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

    5:30pm to 6:45pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, Author
    Moderated by: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

    At a time when the fabled American Dream is turning into a nightmare for so many, Karla Cornejo Villavicencio's searing debut,...

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    2021 Apr 01

    Race, Representation, and Agassiz’s Brazilian Fantasy

    4:00pm to 5:30pm


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

    Speakers: Sandra Benites (Guaraní Ñandeva), Adjunct Curator of Brazilian Art, Museum of Art of São Paulo; Anita Ekman, Visual and Performance Artist; Christoph Irmscher, Director, Wells Scholars Program, Provost Professor, Department of English, Indiana University;...

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    2021 Mar 26

    Book presentation Cuban Memory Wars: Retrospective Politics in Revolution and Exile

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Michael J. Bustamante is assistant professor of history at Florida International University
    Discussant: María de Los Angeles Torres is a Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois in Chicago
    Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss...

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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, Professor of Politics, Harvard Academy (2021),  El Colegio de México; 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: Steven...

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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 10

    Machine [Gun] Politics: Why Politicians Cooperate with Criminal Groups

    12:00pm to 1:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Jessie Bullock, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
    Discussants: Ignacio Cano, Professor of Sociology, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro; Ben Lessing, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior...

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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: Nora Lustig (TBC), Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics, Tulane University; Jennifer Pribble, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, University of Richmond; Merike Blofield, Director GIGA Institute for Latin American Studies & Professor of Political Science, University of Hamburg
    Moderated by: ...

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