Events

    Film Screening: "Out of Breath" & Interview with Director, Helena Lemos Petta

    5:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South

    To register for this event, click here.

    Speaker: Helena Lemos Petta, Lemann Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS
    Moderated by: Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair of the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Chair,...

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    Harvard Film Archive Film Screening: EAMI

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street

    Speaker: Paz Encina, Filmmaker and 2022-23 Radcliffe/Film Study Center Fellow

    AEMI is Directed by Paz Encina | Paraguay/Argentina/Mexico/Germany/Netherlands/France/US, 2022, DCP, color, 75 min. Ayoreo, Guaraní and Spanish with English subtitles.

    Encina’s latest film EAMI is a moving and sensitive portrait of the indigenous Ayoreo Totobiegosode people, among the last tribes living in isolation in the Amazon but now threatened by rampant and illegal deforestation of their ancestral lands. Encina will be joined in conversation with AFVS Visiting...

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    RFK Visiting Professor in Latin American Studies Lecture - Blacks in Nation Making: Brazil and Cuba c. 1790-1870

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    S-050, CGIS South

    To register for this event, click here.

    Speaker: Ronald Raminelli, Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor, DRCLAS & RLL
    Moderated by: Sidney Chalhoub, David and Peggy Rockefeller Professor of History and of African and African American Studies; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Romance Languages...

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    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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    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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    RFK Visiting Professor in Latin American Studies Lecture "Explaining Public-Sector Union Mobilization: A Mixed-Methods Approach with Evidence from Argentina"

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Taubman Building, Alison Dining Room, Harvard Kennedy School. Entrance through 15 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    To register for this in-person event, click here

    Must have Harvard ID

    Speaker: Sebastián Etchemendy, Associate Professor and researcher at the Torcuato Di Tella University, Department of Political Science and International Studies, Argentina; Senior Researcher at the National Scientific Council (CONICET); Robert F....

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    Abortion Rights and Reproductive Justice in Latin America: Recent Landmark Decisions from Mexico and Colombia

    11:00am

    Location: 

    Wasserstein Hall, 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

    This event is open for both in-person and virtual attendance. In-person attendance is open to the Harvard Community. Register now to ensure you receive event location and updates. To register for this event, click here.

    NOTE: Access to Harvard buildings it restricted to Harvard ID holders. If you are unable to attend in-person,...

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    Argentine Tango Masterclass with Javier Rodriguez & Moira Castellano

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    TBD

    Featuring: Javier Rodriguez and Moira Castellano, world-famous tango dancers from Buenos Aires
    Moderated by: Thomas Patrick Wisniewski, Lecturer on Comparative Literature, Harvard University

    Javier Rodriguez and Moira Castellano will give a masterclass on Argentine Tango. This event event will be followed by a live performance on October 15 ( Lehman Hall, 10:30pm).

    Moira Castellano has participated in festivals in the US, Asia and Europe. She co-created and for five years co-directed...

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    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, Univesity of Sao Paulo (FAU-USP) and Visiting Professor 2022-23, Princeton University

    Professor...

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