Events

    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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    Justicia Restaurativa en Colombia y las Humanidades / Restorative Justice in Colombia and the Humanities

    2:00pm


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

    Speakers: Roberto Carlos Vidal López, Magistrado del Tribunal para la Paz y Profesor investigador-Pontificia Universidad Javeriana; Marco Abarca Diaz, Experto en Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos; Doris Sommer, Profesora de Lenguas Romances y Literatura y de Estudios...

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    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. It will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. 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,...

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    La segunda vuelta presidencial en Ecuador y el futuro de su democracia / The runoff election in Ecuador and the future of its democracy

    5:30pm


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

    Speakers: Manuela Picq, Profesora en la Universidad de San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador; Diego Ordóñez, Doctor en Jurisprudencia, Legislador y Diputado Provincial por Pichincha; Franklin Ramirez, Investigador-Profesor en Flacso Ecuador
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    Colombian Conference 2021

    Thu Apr 8 (All day) to Sat Apr 10 (All day)


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    In a broader sense, disruption is an interruption to the current state of things. It can also mean creating solutions for problems that have been historically overlooked, ignored, or have affected neglected populations. By focusing on unattended or previously non-existing problems, disruption leads to questioning conventional thinking and practices. In Colombia, both the pre-pandemic...

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    Proyección y discusión del documental "La Paz" de Tomás Pinzón

    5:00pm to 6:30pm


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

    Speakers: Tomás Pinzón, Director documental La Paz; Andrés Moya, Profesor Asociado de la Facultad de Economía de la Universidad de los Andes, DRCLAS Visiting Scholar 2020-2021
    Moderated by: Robin Adèle Greeley, Profesora de Historia del Arte de la Universidad de...

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    Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 2)

    11:00am to 12:30pm


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

    Speakers: Luis Almagro, General Secretary of the Organization of the American States (OAS); María Gabriela Ponce, Professor, and researcher of the Economic and Social Research Institute of the Catholic University “Andrés Bello”, Venezuela
    Moderated by...

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    La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta: nuevos retos para su investigación y conservación

    5:00pm


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

    Speaker: Santiago Giraldo, PhD, Director Fundación ProSierra Nevada de Santa Marta y Global Heritage Fund Latinoamérica
    Moderated by: Dra. Sadie L. Weber, Arqueóloga ambiental, Laboratorio de Zooarqueología, Universidad de Harvard; Solsiré Cusicanqui,...

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    Constitutional Change and Social Demands: Can the Gap be Closed? / Cambio Constitucional y Demandas Sociales: ¿Se Puede Cerrar la Brecha?

    11:00am


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

    Speakers: DANIEL BRINKS, Professor of Government and of Law and Chair of the Government Department, University of Texas- Austin; ROSSANA CASTIGLIONI, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and History, Universidad Diego Portales; YANIRA ZÚÑIGA...

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    Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 1)

    11:00am to 12:30pm


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

    Speakers: Ricardo Hausmann, Director, Growth Lab; Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School;  Francisco Cox Vial, Lawyer and member of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the...

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    Challenges to Social Welfare Provision During and After COVID-19

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers:  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; Marcela Meléndez, UNDP Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean
    Moderated by: ...

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    Innovation in Emerging Markets Asia and Latam

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

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    Speakers: Lourdes Casanova Senior Lecturer and Emerging Markets Institute Gail and Rob Cañizares Director, S.C. Johnson School of Management, Cornell University and Editor of the book From Copycat to Leaders: Innovation from Emerging Markets; Veneta Andonova Dean of Universidad de los Andes School of Management; Moacir Oliveira, Full Professor and Head of the...

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    The Return of the Military?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, 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...

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    Democratic Backsliding and International Relations in the Americas

    3:30pm to 4:45pm


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    Speakers: Celso Amorim, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defense, Brazil; Susana Malcorra, Dean, IE School of Global and Public Affairs and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Argentina; Ambassador Thomas Shannon, Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, Harvard Kennedy School and Former U.S. Under Secretary of State
    Moderated by:...

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    La minería y su impacto social en el Perú: Reflexiones alrededor del documental "Máxima"

    5:00pm

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    Speakers: Claudia Sparrow, Productora del documental "Máxima"; Dr. Mirtha Vasquez, Presidenta del Congreso abogada; Doña Maxima Acuña Activista y protagonista del documental; Luis Novais, periodista y especialista en el tema minero
    Moderated by: Mayra Delgado, Estudiante de Maestría en Administración Pública en Desarrollo Internacional, Harvard...

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    Is Colombia’s Peace Over? Challenges and Progress in Implementing the Peace Accords

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    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...

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