Events

    2022 Dec 06

    Is Fake News Destroying Democracy in Latin America?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Cristina Velez, Director of Linterna Verde, Colombia; Felipe Nunes, Director of Quaest and Professor of Political Science, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Jane Esberg, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government Department, Harvard University

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    2022 Nov 15

    After Clientelism: How the Breakdown of Political Representation Led to a Crisis of Democracy in Brazil and Beyond

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    This event will be hybrid. To register for virtual, click here; to register for in-person, click here.

    Speaker: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University
    Moderated by: Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard...

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    2022 Nov 08

    Civil Society is Not an Unalloyed Good: The Organizational Foundations of Bolsonarismo

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    This event will be hybrid. To register for virtual, click here; to register for in-person, click here.

    Speaker: Liz McKenna, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Moderated by: Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director of the David...

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    2022 Nov 01

    Was Decentralization a Mistake in Latin America? Reflections After Thirty Years

    12:00pm to 1:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Tulia Faletti, Class of 1965 Endowed Term Professor of Political Science, Director of the Latin American and Latinx Studies Program, and Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania; Kent Eaton, Professor of Politics, University of California Santa Cruz; Paula Munoz, Associate Professor of Social and Political...

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    2022 May 03

    Insuring Against Democracy: The Political Economy of Premodern Elites’ Asset Portfolio Diversification

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Victoria Paniagua, Assistant Professor in International Political Economy, London School of Economics
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

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    2022 Apr 26

    Colombian Elections

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    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 of Government...

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    2022 Apr 19

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

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    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 12

    States of Extraction: The Emergence of Indigenous Rights in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Chris Carter, Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

    Christopher Carter is an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies and Research Associate at the Center on...

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    2022 Apr 05

    Latin America’s Changing Left: Red versus Green?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speakers: Thea Riofrancos, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Providence College; Andrew Carnegie Fellow (2020-2022); Manuela Picq, Professor of International Relations at Universidad San Francisco de Quito & Senior Lecturer of Political Science at Amherst College; Marco Fernandez, Professor of Government, Tec de Monterrey
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky...

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    2022 Mar 29

    The New Right in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Lindsay Mayka, Associate Professor of Government, Colby College; Rosana Pinheiro-Machado, Assistant Professor of International Development, University of Bath; Cristobal Rovira, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller...

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    2022 Mar 22

    Bootstrap Justice: The Search for Mexico's Disappeared

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Janice Gallagher, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Rutgers University
    Discussant: Kaitlyn Chriswell, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
    Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

    Janice Gallagher is an Assistant Professor of political science at...

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    2022 Mar 08

    Latin America After the Left Turn

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Santiago Anria, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Latin American Studies, Dickinson College; 2021-22 Cisneros Visiting Scholar, Harvard DRCLAS
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

    Santiago Anria is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Latin...

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