Events

    Arts and Humanities Workshop | Breve historia del antipopulismo: A conversation with Ernesto Semán

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    To register for this event, please click here.

    Speaker: Ernesto Semán, Associate Professor of Latin American History, University of Bergen
    Moderated by: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

    Now in its third edition, “Breve historia del antipopulismo” (Buenos Aires, Siglo XXI Editores) is the first study of the vast power of antipopulism movements...

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    Book Launch: Constructing Latin America. Architecture, Politics, and Race at the Museum of Modern Art

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    To register for this event, click here.

    Speaker: Patricio del Real, Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University
    Moderated by: José Lira, Professor of Architecture, Universidade de São Paulo and Visiting Professor 2022-23, Princeton University

    Professor del Real...

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    Historias compartidas en el norte del Perú: tres espacios vistos a través de tres disciplinas

    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Tozzer Building, Room 203, Harvard University

    This event is hybrid, to join click here. (Password: 758456)

    La historia precolombina del Perú se (re)construye día a día gracias al trabajo de investigadores peruanos y extranjeros apelando a varias disciplinas científicas. Cada año, descubrimientos singulares permiten concebir con más claridad la complejidad y la riqueza de los desarrollos culturales de un pasado a veces no tan remoto...

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    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

    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Speakers: Leopoldo López (HKS ’96), former Presidential Candidate and political prisoner in Venezuela; Ricardo Hausmann, Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy and Founder and Director of Harvard's Growth Lab at Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin...

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    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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    Structural Solutions for Democracy and Climate Change with Nobel Prize Laureate President Juan Manuel Santos

    6:00pm


    This event will be held in person for Harvard affiliates and will be streamed live via IOP social media channels. To register for a seat, click here.

    Speaker: Juan Manuel Santos (HKS ‘81), former Colombian President
    Moderated by: Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor of Public Policy,...

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    O que o coronavírus revela sobre as cidades brasileiras? Favelas e assentamentos informais, até quando?

    11:30am to 12:45pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Speaker: Washington Fajardo, Arquiteto e Urbanista; Harvard DRCLAS Visiting Researcher

    Moderator: Philip Yang, Fundador do Urbem – Instituto de Urbanismo e Estudos para a Metrópole; Membro do Conselho Consultivo do Harvard-Brazil Office

    Washington Fajardo é arquiteto e urbanista pela FAU-UFRJ ’96, e dedica-se ao desenvolvimento urbano. Autor de projetos de reabilitação, habitação social, urban design e espaços culturais. Ex-presidente do Instituto Rio Patrimônio da Humanidade (2009-2016) implementou...

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    Respuestas Educativas al COVID-19: Retos y perspectivas para México

    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Favor de registrarse aquí. Después de registrarse, recibirán un email de confirmación con la información necesaria para acceder al evento online.

    Participantes: Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice in International Education, Director of the Global Education Innovation Initiative and of The International Education Policy Program, Harvard...

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    Transparência e resposta à COVID-19 no Brasil

    6:00pm to 7:15pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here

    Speakers: Fernanda Campagnucci, Executive Director of Open Knowledge Brasil;  Manoel Galdino, Executive Director of Transparência Brasil

    O Brazil Caucus, uma organização de estudantes da Harvard Kennedy School, com o apoio do David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), convida para o debate com Fernanda Campagnucci, Diretora Executiva da...

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    Electoral Management, Partisan Strategic Interaction, and Civic Engagement: Lessons from Latin America and Africa

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Alejandro Trelles, Assistant Professor of Politics, Brandeis University

    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

    This talk focuses on the formal and informal aspects of electoral autonomy in Latin America and Africa, how political parties interact within electoral management boards, and mechanisms that facilitate the civic engagement and transparency. Drawing on examples from Venezuela, Mexico, Ghana, and Kenya, the talk centres around the concepts of autonomy, the adoption of...

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    Global History Seminar: Tâmis Parron, "Black Slavery and World Accumulation: Towards a Global History of Value"

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

    Speaker: Tâmis Parron, Research Professor, Department of History, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
    Moderator: Danielle N. Boaz, Visiting Fellow, WIGH; Stuart Hall Fellow, Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research, Harvard University; Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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    Arts and Science Workshop Series: Lo que queda después: la imaginación del futuro y el revés de lo moderno desde la estética Latinoamericana contemporánea hasta la del siglo pasado

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Luz Horne, Professor of Literature at the Humanities Department at Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires. DRCLAS de Fortabat Visiting Scholar 2019-2020

    Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature

    This presentation explores the connection between a contemporary global catastrophic imaginary with the one from mid-twentieth century Latin America: that of a territory impregnated with future. Paying attention to this connection will shed light on the...

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    On the Origins of Polarization in Venezuela

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Alejandro Velasco, Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

    While the literature on urban Latin America has examined the relationship between politics and space, the particular impact of political polarization on urban space and vice versa has received scant attention. In this sense, Caracas is an exemplary case. On one hand, it is marked by long standing spatial...

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